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Caleb Banta-Green
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Research Scientist
University of Washington,
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute

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

Contact Information

web site:

1107 NE 45th. Suite 120
Seattle, WA 98105

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


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

Recent Publications

Burgard DA, Banta-Green C, Field JA. Working upstream: how far can you go with sewage-based drug epidemiology? Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Feb 4;48(3):1362-8. doi: 10.1021/es4044648. Epub 2013 Dec 31.  PMID: 24345191

Coffin P, Banta-Green C. The Dueling Obligations of Opioid Stewardship. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Dec 10. doi: 10.7326/M13-2781. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24322334

Banta-Green CJ, Beletsky L, Schoeppe JA, Coffin PO, Kuszler PC. Police Officers' and Paramedics' Experiences with Overdose and Their Knowledge and Opinions of Washington State's Drug Overdose-Naloxone-Good Samaritan Law. J Urban Health. 2013 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 23900788    PMCID: PMC3853169

Kvamme E, Catlin M, Banta-Green C, Roll J, Rosenblatt R. Who prescribes buprenorphine for rural patients? The impact of specialty, location and practice type in Washington State. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2013 Apr;44(3):355-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2012.07.006. Epub 2012 Aug 30.  PMID: 22939650

Merrill JO, Von Korff M, Banta-Green CJ, Sullivan MD, Saunders KW, Campbell CI, Weisner C. Prescribed opioid difficulties, depression and opioid dose among chronic opioid therapy patients. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2012 Nov-Dec;34(6):581-7. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.06.018. Epub 2012 Sep 5.  PMID: 22959422