Babak Tofighi, MD

  • Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7743
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

drug and alcohol abuse

Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2012
Education and Training
  • MD from Saint George's University, 2012

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Locations and Appointments

227 E. 30th St. TRB 6th Fl., Suite 631L
New York, NY 10016

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Research Summary

Babak Tofighi is an Instructor in the Department of Population Health at the New York University School of Medicine and assistant director of the Addiction Medicine fellowship program at NYU and Bellevue Hospital Center.  Previously he completed a 1-year clinical fellowship in the newly initiated American Board of Addiction Medicine designated Addiction Medicine program at NYU and a 2-year NRSA-funded T32 primary care research fellowship (T32HP22238-01-00). He was during this same period a Research in Addiction Medicine Scholar (R25DA03211), and received additional training in health services research.  At Bellevue Hospital, he has been involved in expanding opioid and alcohol pharmacotherapies in primary care, and served as study physician for CTN-0051 (extended-release naltrexone versus buprenorphine opioid treatment, U10 DA013035) and as co-investigator for an NIH funded trial, extended-release naltrexone versus oral naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol use disorders in primary care (R01AA020836-01). He has also continued to study strategies for integrating mHealth-based interventions in Bellevue’s OBOT program.

Academic Contact

Academic office

227 East 30th Street

Seventh Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

646-501-7743

Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

  • Acceptability and effectiveness of a web-based psychosocial intervention among criminal justice involved adults

    Lee, J D; Tofighi, B; McDonald, R; Campbell, A; Hu, M C; Nunes, E Lee, J D; Tofighi, B; McDonald, R; Campbell, A; Hu, M C; Nunes, E
    Health & justice. 2017 Dec. 5 (1): 3-3

  • Text message reminders for improving patient appointment adherence in an office-based buprenorphine program: A feasibility study

    Tofighi, Babak; Grazioli, Frank; Bereket, Sewit; Grossman, Ellie; Aphinyanaphongs, Yindalon; Lee, Joshua David Tofighi, Babak; Grazioli, Frank; Bereket, Sewit; Grossman, Ellie; Aphinyanaphongs, Yindalon; Lee, Joshua David
    American journal on addictions. 2017 Aug 11. 26 (6): 581-586

  • Mobile phone messaging for illicit drug and alcohol dependence: A systematic review of the literature

    Tofighi, Babak; Nicholson, Joseph M; McNeely, Jennifer; Muench, Frederick; Lee, Joshua D Tofighi, Babak; Nicholson, Joseph M; McNeely, Jennifer; Muench, Frederick; Lee, Joshua D
    Drug & alcohol review. 2017 May 5. 36 (4): 477-491

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