Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW

Dr. Banta-Green studies substance use involving opioids and stimulants and interventions to support recovery and reduce substance-related harms. He is particularly interested in developing interventions that are accessible to all people, including those who are most marginalized, such as those who are unhoused, utilizing services syringe service programs, and/or in the criminal legal system. He provides technical assistance and evaluation services for public health and safety interventions including the website, and information for the general public and professionals about effective treatments at As an epidemiologist he develops innovative approaches to measuring the use and impacts of substances as well as service utilization. His health services research involves clinical trials, implementation research, and secondary data analyses. He serves on local, state, and federal workgroups and committees related to epidemiology, policy, and interventions for illicit substance-related problems. He is a member of the U.S. Health and Human Service’s Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee.

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

School of Public Health, Department of Health Services

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

Recent Publications

"That Line Just Kept Moving": Motivations and Experiences of People Who Use Methamphetamine.
(2023 Feb 25)
West J Emerg Med 24(2): 218-227
Fockele CE, Morse SC, van Draanen J, Leyde S, Banta-Green C, Huynh LN, Zatzick A, Whiteside LK

Perspectives on Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Adolescents: Results from a Provider Learning Series.
Subst Use Misuse 58(1): 160-162
Peavy KM, Adwell A, Owens MD, Banta-Green CJ

The Community-Based Medication-First program for opioid use disorder: a hybrid implementation study protocol of a rapid access to buprenorphine program in Washington State.
(2022 Jul 7)
Addict Sci Clin Pract 17(1): 34
Banta-Green CJ, Owens MD, Williams JR, Sears JM, Floyd AS, Williams-Gilbert W, Kingston S

The Emergency Department Longitudinal Integrated Care (ED-LINC) intervention targeting opioid use disorder: A pilot randomized clinical trial.
(2022 May)
J Subst Abuse Treat 136(): 108666
Whiteside LK, Huynh L, Morse S, Hall J, Meurer W, Banta-Green CJ, Scheuer H, Cunningham R, McGovern M, Zatzick DF

Buprenorphine utilization among all Washington State residents' based upon prescription monitoring program data - Characteristics associated with two measures of retention and patterns of care over time.
(2021 Aug)
J Subst Abuse Treat 127(): 108446
Banta-Green CJ, Hansen RN, Ossiander EM, Wasserman CR, Merrill JO

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