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Meredith Meacham, PhD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone628-206-6728
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    University of California San FranciscoPostdoctoral Fellowship2018Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Services Research, Digital Health
    UC San Diego/San Diego State UniversityPhD2015Global Public Health
    University of WashingtonMPH2009Public Health Genetics
    University of ChicagoAB2005Political Science, Pre-Medicine
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    College on Problems of Drug Dependence2018Early Career Investigator Award
    University of California Los Angeles2015Center for Advancing Longitudinal Drug Abuse Research Travel Award
    National Institute on Drug Abuse2015NIDA Director's Travel Award
    University of California San Diego2013Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies Travel Grant to Brazil
    U.S. Department of State2006  - 2007Fulbright Fellowship to the European Union/Portugal

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    Using Digital Tools to Understand Contexts and Consequences of High-THC Cannabis Use
    NIH K01DA046697Apr 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Meacham MC, Liang OS, Zhao M, Yang CC, Thrul J, Ramo DE. Corrigendum to: Connectedness Based on Shared Engagement Predicts Remote Biochemically Verified Quit Status Within Smoking Cessation Treatment Groups on Facebook. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 Mar 19. PMID: 32191797.
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    2. Meacham MC, Lynch KL, Coffin PO, Wade A, Wheeler E, Riley ED. Addressing overdose risk among unstably housed women in San Francisco, California: an examination of potential fentanyl contamination of multiple substances. Harm Reduct J. 2020 Mar 10; 17(1):17. PMID: 32156289.
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    3. Thrul J, Meacham MC, Tice C, Kelly O, Ramo DE. Live counselor contact in a Facebook intervention predicts smoking cessation outcomes. Psychol Addict Behav. 2019 Dec 12. PMID: 31829664.
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    4. Meacham MC, Lang OS, Zhao M, Yang CC, Thrul J, Ramo DE. Connectedness based on Shared Engagement Predicts Remote Biochemically Verified Quit Status within Smoking Cessation Treatment Groups on Facebook. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Oct 09. PMID: 31593592.
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    5. Vogel EA, Ramo DE, Meacham MC, Prochaska JJ, Delucchi KL, Humfleet GL. The Put It Out Project (POP) Facebook Intervention for Young Sexual and Gender Minority Smokers: Outcomes of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Sep 28. PMID: 31562765.
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    6. Meacham MC, Roh S, Chang JS, Ramo DE. Frequently asked questions about dabbing concentrates in online cannabis community discussion forums. Int J Drug Policy. 2019 12; 74:11-17. PMID: 31400582.
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    7. Thrul J, Tormohlen KN, Meacham MC. Social media for tobacco smoking cessation intervention: a review of the literature. Curr Addict Rep. 2019 Jun; 6(2):126-138. PMID: 31485388.
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    8. Ramo DE, Meacham MC, Kaur M, Corpuz ES, Prochaska JJ, Satre DD. Development of a social media-based intervention targeting tobacco use and heavy episodic drinking in young adults. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2019 04 01; 14(1):14. PMID: 30940206.
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    9. Vogel EA, Humfleet GL, Meacham M, Prochaska JJ, Ramo DE. Sexual and gender minority young adults' smoking characteristics: Assessing differences by sexual orientation and gender identity. Addict Behav. 2019 08; 95:98-102. PMID: 30875534.
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    10. Meacham MC, Bahorik AL, Shumway M, Marquez C, Riley ED. Condomless Sex and Psychiatric Comorbidity in the Context of Constrained Survival Choices: A Longitudinal Study Among Homeless and Unstably Housed Women. AIDS Behav. 2019 Mar; 23(3):802-812. PMID: 30267368.
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    11. Ramo DE, Meacham M, Thrul J, Belohlavek A, Sarkar U, Humfleet G. Exploring Identities and Preferences for Intervention Among LGBTQ+ Young Adult Smokers Through Online Focus Groups. J Adolesc Health. 2019 Mar; 64(3):390-397. PMID: 30509769.
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    12. Thrul J, Meacham MC, Ramo DE. A novel and remote biochemical verification method of smoking abstinence: Predictors of participant compliance. Tob Prev Cessat. 2018 May; 4. PMID: 30417159.
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    13. Meacham MC, Paul MJ, Ramo DE. Understanding emerging forms of cannabis use through an online cannabis community: An analysis of relative post volume and subjective highness ratings. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 07 01; 188:364-369. PMID: 29883950.
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    14. Horyniak D, Strathdee SA, West BS, Meacham M, Rangel G, Gaines TL. Predictors of injecting cessation among a cohort of people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 04 01; 185:298-304. PMID: 29482055.
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    15. Meacham MC, Ramo DE, Kral AH, Riley ED. Associations between medical cannabis and other drug use among unstably housed women. Int J Drug Policy. 2018 02; 52:45-51. PMID: 29227883.
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    16. Meacham MC, Roesch SC, Strathdee SA, Gaines TL. Perceived Treatment Need and Latent Transitions in Heroin and Methamphetamine Polydrug Use among People who Inject Drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2018 Jan-Mar; 50(1):62-71. PMID: 28960166.
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    17. Meacham MC, Roesch SC, Strathdee SA, Lindsay S, Gonzalez-Zuniga P, Gaines TL. Latent classes of polydrug and polyroute use and associations with human immunodeficiency virus risk behaviours and overdose among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2018 01; 37(1):128-136. PMID: 28337798.
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    18. Liesbeth Vandam, João Matias, Rebecca McKetin, Meredith Meacham, Paul Griffiths. Illicit Drug Trends Globally. International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2017 Jan 1; (South Afr. Med. J.942004):146-156.
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    19. Meacham MC, Strathdee SA, Rangel G, Armenta RF, Gaines TL, Garfein RS. Prevalence and Correlates of Heroin-Methamphetamine Co-Injection Among Persons Who Inject Drugs in San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2016 09; 77(5):774-81. PMID: 27588536.
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    20. M.C. Meacham, D.A. Hughes, M. Gell-Redman, M.L. Zúñiga. Prevalence and correlates of depression in a high emigration town in Oaxaca, Mexico: Findings from a binational student research training program. Annals of Global Health. 2016 Aug 20; 82(3):542.
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    21. Werb D, Kamarulzaman A, Meacham MC, Rafful C, Fischer B, Strathdee SA, Wood E. The effectiveness of compulsory drug treatment: A systematic review. Int J Drug Policy. 2016 Feb; 28:1-9. PMID: 26790691.
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    22. Collins KM, Abramovitz D, Meacham MC, Gonzalez-Zuniga PE, Patrick K, Garfein RS.Cell phone access among persons who inject drugs in Tijuana, BC, Mexico. Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine. 2015; 3(4):13-19.
    23. Meacham MC, Rudolph AE, Strathdee SA, Rusch ML, Brouwer KC, Patterson TL, Vera A, Rangel G, Roesch SC. Polydrug Use and HIV Risk Among People Who Inject Heroin in Tijuana, Mexico: A Latent Class Analysis. Subst Use Misuse. 2015; 50(10):1351-9. PMID: 26444185.
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    24. Kosterman R, Hill KG, Lee JO, Meacham MC, Abbott RD, Catalano RF, Hawkins JD. Young adult social development as a mediator of alcohol use disorder symptoms from age 21 to 30. Psychol Addict Behav. 2014 Jun; 28(2):348-58. PMID: 24955663.
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    25. Meacham MC, Bailey JA, Hill KG, Epstein M, Hawkins JD. Alcohol and tobacco use disorder comorbidity in young adults and the influence of romantic partner environments. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Sep 01; 132(1-2):149-57. PMID: 23428316.
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    26. Bailey JA, Hill KG, Meacham MC, Young SE, Hawkins JD. Strategies for characterizing complex phenotypes and environments: general and specific family environmental predictors of young adult tobacco dependence, alcohol use disorder, and co-occurring problems. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Nov 01; 118(2-3):444-51. PMID: 21636226.
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    27. Meacham MC, Starks H, Burke W, Edwards K. Researcher perspectives on disclosure of incidental findings in genetic research. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2010 Sep; 5(3):31-41. PMID: 20831419.
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    28. P. Griffiths, M. Meacham, R. McKetin. Illicit Drug Trends Globally. International Encyclopedia of Public Health. 2008 Jan 1; 515-523.
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