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Benjamin H. Han, MD, MPH
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
Bellevue Hospital Center - Attending Physician, Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Education
MD, State University of New York - Syracuse
MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
BA, English, Wesleyan University
Research Interests
Geriatrics, Methadone, Health disparities, Substance use
BIO
Benjamin Han is a geriatrician and health services researcher in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care and the Department of Population at NYU Langone Health. His research focuses on unhealthy substance use among older adults, and caring for adults with multiple chronic conditions in opioid treatment programs.
Projects
Principal Investigator, Chronic Disease and Health Outcomes of Older Adults with Opioid Use. Active
Principal Investigator, Geriatric Conditions and Functional Status in Middle-Aged and Older Adults with Opioid Dependence. Completed
Publications

Recent

Palamar JJ, Han BH, Keyes KM (2020).
Trends in characteristics of individuals who use methamphetamine in the United States, 2015-2018
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 213, 108089. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108089.

Han BH, Miyoshi M, Palamar JJ (2020).
Substance use among middle-aged and older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States, 2015 to 2017
Journal of General Internal Medicine [Epub 2020 Jun 1]. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05635-2.

Han BH, Palamar JJ (2020).
Trends in cannabis use among older adults in the United States, 2015-2018
JAMA Internal Medicine, 180 (4), 609-611. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7517. PMCID: PMC7042817.

Kim A, Kaufmann CN, Ko R, Li Z, Han BH (2019).
Patterns of medical cannabis use among cancer patients from a medical cannabis dispensary in New York State
Journal of Palliative Medicine, 22 (10), 1196-1201. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0529.

Han BH, Moore AA, Ferris R, Palamar JJ (2019).
Binge drinking among older adults in the United States, 2015 to 2017
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67 (10), 2139-2144. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16071. PMCID: PMC6800799.

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Selected Press