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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, Coffin PO, Merrill JO, Sears JM, Dunn C, Floyd AS, Whiteside LK, Yanez ND, Donovan DM. Impacts of an opioid overdose prevention intervention delivered subsequent to acute care. Inj Prev. 2018 Feb 7. pii: injuryprev-2017-042676. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042676. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29436397

Banta-Green CJ, Coffin PO, Schoeppe JA, Merrill JO, Whiteside LK, Ebersol AK. Heroin and pharmaceutical opioid overdose events: Emergency medical response characteristics. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Jun 10;178:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.04.021. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28623805

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
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