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School of Public Health

Caleb Banta-Green

Affiliate Associate Professor, Health Services

Senior Research Scientist
University of Washington,
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute


PhD   University of Washington, 2008   (Health Services Research)
MPH   University of Washington, 1997   (Public Health)
MSW   University of Washington, 1996   (Social Work)

Contact Info

web site:

1107 NE 45th. Suite 120
Seattle, WA 98105

voice:   206-685-3919
fax:   206-543-5473

Drug abuse epidemiology; health services research; youth substance abuse prevention; drug overdose prevention; drug treatment services research

Banta-Green CJ, Brewer AJ, Ort C, Helsel DR, Williams JR, Field JA. Using wastewater-based epidemiology to estimate drug consumption-Statistical analyses and data presentation. Sci Total Environ. 2016 Oct 15;568:856-63. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.052.  PMID: 27338844

Doe-Simkins M, Banta-Green C, Davis CS, Green TC, Walley AY. Comments on Strang et al. (2016): 'Clinical provision of improvised nasal naloxone without experimental testing and without regulatory approval: imaginative shortcut or dangerous bypass of essential safety procedures?'. Addiction. 2016 Oct;111(10):1879-80. doi: 10.1111/add.13399.  PMID: 27412451

Brewer AJ, Banta-Green CJ, Ort C, Robel AE, Field J. Wastewater testing compared with random urinalyses for the surveillance of illicit drug use in prisons. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2016 Mar;35(2):133-7. doi: 10.1111/dar.12185.  PMID: 25100044    PMCID: PMC4465406

Banta-Green CJ, Coffin PO. Commentary on Pierce et al. (2016): Raising the bar of addiction treatment--first do no harm. Addiction. 2016 Feb;111(2):309-10. doi: 10.1111/add.13228.  PMID: 26767339

Roe SS, Banta-Green CJ. An Initial Evaluation of Web-Based Opioid Overdose Education. Subst Use Misuse. 2016 Jan 28;51(2):268-75. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1092986. Epub 2015 Dec 28.  PMID: 26709867