Peter Davidson

TitleAssociate Adjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0507
La Jolla CA 92093
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    OPR mis/use and transitions to heroin and injecting in suburban and exurban Southern California
    CDC/NCIPC U01CE002778Sep 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Impacts of a Novel law-enforcement delivered intervention on drug user health
    NIH/NIDA R01DA040648May 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Ethical collaborations between substance abuse researchers and community groups
    NIH/NIDA R21DA039782May 1, 2015 - Apr 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A Mixed-Method Study of Injection Drug Use Settings Among FSWs in Tijuana
    NIH/NIDA K01DA032443May 15, 2012 - Apr 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Guise A, Melo J, Mittal ML, Rafful C, Cuevas-Mota J, Davidson P, Garfein RS, Werb D. A fragmented code: The moral and structural context for providing assistance with injection drug use initiation in San Diego, USA. Int J Drug Policy. 2018 Mar 07; 55:51-60. PMID: 29524733.
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    2. Rafful C, Orozco R, Rangel G, Davidson P, Werb D, Beletsky L, Strathdee SA. Increased non-fatal overdose risk associated with involuntary drug treatment in a longitudinal study with people who inject drugs. Addiction. 2018 Jun; 113(6):1056-1063. PMID: 29333664.
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    3. Davidson P, Lopez AM, Kral AH. Using drugs in un/safe spaces: Impact of perceived illegality on an underground supervised injecting facility in the United States. Int J Drug Policy. 2018 Mar; 53:37-44. PMID: 29278831.
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    4. Horyniak D, Bojorquez I, Armenta RF, Davidson P. Deportation of non-citizen military veterans: A critical analysis of implications for the right to health. Glob Public Health. 2017 Dec 15; 1-13. PMID: 29243564.
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    5. Kral AH, Davidson P. Addressing the Nation's Opioid Epidemic: Lessons from an Unsanctioned Supervised Injection Site in the U.S. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec; 53(6):919-922. PMID: 28801014.
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    6. Noppert GA, Yang Z, Clarke P, Ye W, Davidson P, Wilson ML. Individual- and neighborhood-level contextual factors are associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission: genotypic clustering of cases in Michigan, 2004-2012. Ann Epidemiol. 2017 Jun; 27(6):371-376.e5. PMID: 28571914.
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    7. Werb D, Garfein R, Kerr T, Davidson P, Roux P, Jauffret-Roustide M, Auriacombe M, Small W, Strathdee SA. A socio-structural approach to preventing injection drug use initiation: rationale for the PRIMER study. Harm Reduct J. 2016 09 15; 13(1):25. PMID: 27629248.
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    8. Wagner KD, Bovet LJ, Haynes B, Joshua A, Davidson P. Training law enforcement to respond to opioid overdose with naloxone: Impact on knowledge, attitudes, and interactions with community members. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 08 01; 165:22-8. PMID: 27262898.
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    9. Fielding-Miller R, Davidson P, Raj A. Blacks face higher risk of drug arrests in White neighborhoods. Int J Drug Policy. 2016 06; 32:100-3. PMID: 27129793; PMCID: PMC4899119 [Available on 06/01/17].
    10. Riley ED, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Briceno A, Davidson P, Lum PJ, Page K. A Longitudinal Study of Multiple Drug Use and Overdose Among Young People Who Inject Drugs. Am J Public Health. 2016 May; 106(5):915-7. PMID: 26985620; PMCID: PMC4878116 [Available on 05/01/17].
    11. Rowe C, Santos GM, Vittinghoff E, Wheeler E, Davidson P, Coffin PO. Neighborhood-Level and Spatial Characteristics Associated with Lay Naloxone Reversal Events and Opioid Overdose Deaths. J Urban Health. 2016 Feb; 93(1):117-30. PMID: 26800987; PMCID: PMC4794468 [Available on 02/01/17].
    12. Rowe C, Santos GM, Vittinghoff E, Wheeler E, Davidson P, Coffin PO. Predictors of participant engagement and naloxone utilization in a community-based naloxone distribution program. Addiction. 2015 Aug; 110(8):1301-10. PMID: 25917125; PMCID: PMC4503489.
    13. Siddiqui SS, Armenta RF, Evans JL, Yu M, Cuevas-Mota J, Page K, Davidson P, Garfein RS. Effect of legal status of pharmacy syringe sales on syringe purchases by persons who inject drugs in San Francisco and San Diego, CA. Int J Drug Policy. 2015 Nov; 26(11):1150-7. PMID: 26252980; PMCID: PMC4581911 [Available on 11/01/16].
    14. Wheeler E, Jones TS, Gilbert MK, Davidson P. Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone to Laypersons - United States, 2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Jun 19; 64(23):631-5. PMID: 26086633.
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    15. Wagner KD, Liu L, Davidson P, Cuevas-Mota J, Armenta RF, Garfein RS. Association between non-fatal opioid overdose and encounters with healthcare and criminal justice systems: Identifying opportunities for intervention. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Aug 01; 153:215-20. PMID: 26091751; PMCID: PMC4512661.
    16. Davidson P, Martinez A, Lutnick A, Kral AH, Bluthenthal RN. Drug-related deaths and the sales of needles through pharmacies. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Feb 01; 147:229-34. PMID: 25499730; PMCID: PMC4297731.
    17. Davidson P, Howe M. Beyond NIMBYism: understanding community antipathy toward needle distribution services. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 May; 25(3):624-32. PMID: 24309432; PMCID: PMC4013261.
    18. Wagner KD, Davidson P, Iverson E, Washburn R, Burke E, Kral AH, McNeeley M, Jackson Bloom J, Lankenau SE. "I felt like a superhero": the experience of responding to drug overdose among individuals trained in overdose prevention. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 Jan; 25(1):157-65. PMID: 23932166; PMCID: PMC3946806.
    19. Montgomery ME, Fatch RS, Evans JL, Yu M, Davidson P, Page K, Hahn JA. Injecting risk behavior among traveling young injection drug users: travel partner and city characteristics. J Urban Health. 2013 Jun; 90(3):500-15. PMID: 22744293; PMCID: PMC3665972.
    20. Wagner KD, Iverson E, Wong CF, Bloom JJ, McNeeley M, Davidson P, McCarty C, Kral AH, Lankenau SE. Personal social network factors associated with overdose prevention training participation. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Jan; 48(1-2):21-30. PMID: 22988840; PMCID: PMC3698974.
    21. Le Marchand C, Evans J, Page K, Davidson P, Hahn JA. Hazardous alcohol consumption among young adult IDU and its association with high risk behaviors. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Jan 01; 127(1-3):143-9. PMID: 22819868; PMCID: PMC3762448.
    22. Davidson P, Lozada R, Rosen PC, Macias A, Gallardo M, Pollini RA. Negotiating access: social barriers to purchasing syringes at pharmacies in Tijuana, Mexico. Int J Drug Policy. 2012 Jul; 23(4):286-94. PMID: 22676968; PMCID: PMC3392512.
    23. Davidson P, Page K. Research participation as work: comparing the perspectives of researchers and economically marginalized populations. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jul; 102(7):1254-9. PMID: 22594754; PMCID: PMC3478002.
    24. Evans JL, Tsui JI, Hahn JA, Davidson P, Lum PJ, Page K. Mortality among young injection drug users in San Francisco: a 10-year follow-up of the UFO study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Feb 15; 175(4):302-8. PMID: 22227793; PMCID: PMC3271816.
    25. Singh KM, Phung YT, Kohla MS, Lan BY, Chan S, Suen DL, Murad S, Rheault S, Davidson P, Evans J, Singh M, Dohil S, Osorio RW, Wakil AE, Page K, Feng S, Cooper SL. KIR genotypic diversity can track ancestries in heterogeneous populations: a potential confounder for disease association studies. Immunogenetics. 2012 Feb; 64(2):97-109. PMID: 21898189; PMCID: PMC4143378.
    26. Wagner KD, Davidson P, Pollini RA, Strathdee SA, Washburn R, Palinkas LA. Reconciling incongruous qualitative and quantitative findings in mixed methods research: exemplars from research with drug using populations. Int J Drug Policy. 2012 Jan; 23(1):54-61. PMID: 21680168; PMCID: PMC3210875.
    27. Davidson P, Scholar S, Howe M. A GIS-based methodology for improving needle exchange service delivery. Int J Drug Policy. 2011 Mar; 22(2):140-4. PMID: 21112757; PMCID: PMC3070054.
    28. Levy V, Evans JL, Stein ES, Davidson P, Lum PJ, Hahn JA, Page K. Are young injection drug users ready and willing to participate in preventive HCV vaccine trials? Vaccine. 2010 Aug 23; 28(37):5947-51. PMID: 20638453; PMCID: PMC2936506.
    29. Hahn JA, Evans JL, Davidson P, Lum PJ, Page K. Hepatitis C virus risk behaviors within the partnerships of young injecting drug users. Addiction. 2010 Jul; 105(7):1254-64. PMID: 20491725; PMCID: PMC2907461.
    30. Tsui JI, Vittinghoff E, Hahn JA, Evans JL, Davidson P, Page K. Risk behaviors after hepatitis C virus seroconversion in young injection drug users in San Francisco. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 Nov 01; 105(1-2):160-3. PMID: 19647375; PMCID: PMC2849721.
    31. Inglez-Dias A, Hahn JA, Lum PJ, Evans J, Davidson P, Page-Shafer K. Trends in methamphetamine use in young injection drug users in San Francisco from 1998 to 2004: the UFO Study. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008 May; 27(3):286-91. PMID: 18368610; PMCID: PMC3747037.
    32. Bacon O, Lum P, Hahn J, Evans J, Davidson P, Moss A, Page-Shafer K. Commercial sex work and risk of HIV infection among young drug-injecting men who have sex with men in San Francisco. Sex Transm Dis. 2006 Apr; 33(4):228-34. PMID: 16565643.
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    33. Ochoa KC, Davidson P, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Page-Shafer K, Moss AR. Heroin overdose among young injection drug users in San Francisco. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Dec 12; 80(3):297-302. PMID: 15961257.
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    34. Davidson P, McLean RL, Kral AH, Gleghorn AA, Edlin BR, Moss AR. Fatal heroin-related overdose in San Francisco, 1997-2000: a case for targeted intervention. J Urban Health. 2003 Jun; 80(2):261-73. PMID: 12791802; PMCID: PMC3456286.
    35. Evans JL, Hahn JA, Page-Shafer K, Lum PJ, Stein ES, Davidson P, Moss AR. Gender differences in sexual and injection risk behavior among active young injection drug users in San Francisco (the UFO Study). J Urban Health. 2003 Mar; 80(1):137-46. PMID: 12612103; PMCID: PMC3456106.
    36. Davidson P, Ochoa KC, Hahn JA, Evans JL, Moss AR. Witnessing heroin-related overdoses: the experiences of young injectors in San Francisco. Addiction. 2002 Dec; 97(12):1511-6. PMID: 12472634.
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