Leo Beletsky

Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences

400 Huntington Ave.

Boston, MA 02115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Do Criminal Laws Influence HIV Risk Behavior? An Empirical Trial

Arizona State Law Journal, 2007, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-03
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Harvard Medical School and University of Connecticut Health Center
Downloads 927 (13,797)
Citation 3

Abstract:

HIV/AIDS, criminal law, public health

2.

Closing Death's Door: Action Steps to Facilitate Emergency Opioid Drug Overdose Reversal in the United States

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Leo Beletsky, Scott Burris and Alex H. Kral
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and The Biomedical Center
Downloads 556 (28,827)

Abstract:

accident poisoning, heroin, drug abuse, public health, naloxone

3.

Stopping an Invisible Epidemic: Legal Issues in the Provision of Naloxone to Prevent Opioid Overdose

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Temple University, Temple University, Temple University and Temple University
Downloads 306 (55,311)

Abstract:

accident poisoning, heroin drug abuse, public health

4.

Closing the Gap: Case Studies of Opioid Access Reform in China, India, Romania & Vietnam

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-25
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Network for Public Health Law and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Downloads 266 (83,556)

Abstract:

pain, palliative care, drug treatment, morphine, policy

5.

Attitudes of Police Officers Towards Syringe Access, Occupational Needle-Sticks, and Drug Use: A Qualitative Study of One City Police Department in the United States

International Journal of Drug Policy, Vol. 16, p. 267, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Leo Beletsky, Grace Macalino and Scott Burris
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Tufts New England Medical Centre (NEMC) and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 242 (92,645)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Injection drug use, Harm reduction, Law enforcement attitudes, Police behaviour, Policy implementation, Qualitative studies, Needle stick injuries

6.

Federalism, Policy Learning, and Local Innovation in Public Health: The Case of the Supervised Injection Facility

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 53, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences and Network for Public Health Law
Downloads 189 (105,775)

Abstract:

IDU, injection, police power, harm reduction

7.

The Law (and Politics) of Safe Injection Facilities in the United States

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 98, p. 231, 2008, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-45
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Network for Public Health Law, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 177 (126,552)
Citation 1

Abstract:

HIV/AIDS, prevention, harm reduction

8.

Advancing Public Health Through the Law: The Role of Legal Academics: Workshop Report

Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 110-2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-40
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Leo Beletsky, Wendy E. Parmet and Scott Burris
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University - School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 118 (169,051)

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9.

Policy Reform to Shift the Health and Human Rights Environment for Vulnerable Groups: The Case of Kyrgyzstan's Instruction 417

Health and Human Rights, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 1-15, December 2012, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 122-2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Open Society Foundations (OSF), Open Society Foundations (OSF), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - School of Medicine, AIDS Foundation East-West, AIDS Foundation East-West, Open Society Foundations (OSF) - Soros Foundation Kyrgyzstan, Open Society Foundations (OSF) and Open Society Foundations (OSF)
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10.

Physicians' Knowledge of and Willingness to Prescribe Naloxone to Reverse Accidental Opiate Overdose: Challenges and Opportunities

Journal of Urban Health, Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 126-137, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Tufts New England Medical Center (NEMC), Tufts New England Medical Centre (NEMC), Brown University - School of Medicine, American Medical Association and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 72 (243,147)

Abstract:

Heroin, Injection drug use, Overdose, Prevention, Naloxone, Physician Behavior, Physician Education, Evidence-Based Practice

11.

Mexico’s Northern Border Conflict: Collateral Damage to Health and Human Rights of Vulnerable Groups

Pan American Journal of Public Health/Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 403-410, 2012, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 89-2012,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - School of Medicine, Patronado Pro-COMUSIDA, US-Mexico Border Commission, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - School of Medicine, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health and Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones Privadas (FEMAP)
Downloads 50 (301,763)

Abstract:

Female sex workers, injection drug users, conflict, structural environment, gender violence, HIV, infectious disease

12.

Can Police Training Help Align Law Enforcement and HIV Prevention? Preliminary Evidence from the Field

American Journal of Public Health, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Aug 2011
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Pawtucket Police Department, Brown University, Brown University and Yale University - School of Public Health
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13.

Engaging Law Enforcement in Opioid Overdose Response: Frequently Asked Questions

Bureau of Justice Assistance, Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit (2014), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 210-2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
Leo Beletsky
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Downloads 43 (216,855)

Abstract:

opioid, naloxone

14.

Harmonizing Harm Reduction and Law Enforcement: Strategies for Prevention, Monitoring, and Response

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Foundation of Delaware, Brandywine Counseling and Community Services, Inc. and Network for Public Health Law
Downloads 42 (307,132)

Abstract:

law enforcement, training, harm reduction, needle exchange

15.

Aligning Criminal Justice and HIV Prevention: From Conflict to Synergy

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Leo Beletsky and Robert Heimer
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences and Yale University - School of Public Health
Downloads 40 (318,217)

Abstract:

law enforcement, HIV prevention, drug abuse, collaborative synergy

16.

Advancing Human Rights in Patient Care: The Law in Seven Transitional Countries

Open Society Foundations, 2013, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 125-2013
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Yale University - Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Open Society Foundations (OSF), Amnesty International and Open Society Foundations (OSF)
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17.

Fatal Re-Entry: Legal and Programmatic Opportunities to Curb Opioid Overdose Among Individuals Newly Released from Incarceration

Northeastern University Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 155-215 (2015), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 235-2015
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Drug Policy Alliance, Northeastern University - School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law, Northeastern University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
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18.

Harmonizing Disease Prevention and Police Practice in the Implementation of HIV Prevention Programs: Up-Stream Strategies from Wilmington, Delaware

Harm Reduction Journal, Vol. 9, No. 17, 2012, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 91-2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Brandywine Counseling and Community Services, Inc., Network for Public Health Law, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Foundation of Delaware, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Santos Architecture and Graphic Design
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Bundling Occupational Safety with Harm Reduction Information as a Feasible Method for Improving Police Receptiveness to Syringe Access Programs: Evidence from Three U.S. Cities

Harm Reduction Journal, Vol. 6, No. 16, July 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Jul 2009
Corey S. Davis and Leo Beletsky
Network for Public Health Law and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Downloads 19 (413,722)
Citation 1

Abstract:

harm reduction, law enforcement, policing, injection drug use, IDU

20.

Global Governance of Health Conference Report

The OSI Seminar on the Global Governance of Health, December 5-8, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Scott Burris and Leo Beletsky
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Downloads 16 (428,985)

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21.

Access to Syringes for HIV Prevention for Injection Drug Users in St. Petersburg, Russia: Syringe Purchase Test Study

BMC Public Health, Vol. 13, p. 183, 2013, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 130-2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Mar 2013
The Biomedical Center, Saint Petersburg State University, Yale University - School of Public Health, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Yale University - School of Public Health, The Biomedical Center and St.Petersburg State University
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22.

Mexico's 'Ley De Narcomenudeo' Drug Policy Reform and the International Drug Control Regime

Harm Reduction Journal, Vol 11, No. 31 (2014), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 208-2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, US-Mexico Border Commission, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health and University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health
Downloads 11 (449,353)

Abstract:

International Drug Policy, Single Convention, Harm Reduction, Mexico Drug Policy, Drug Policy Reform, UN Office of Drugs and Crime, Global Health

23.

Overview of the Gaps in the Health Care Legislation in Georgia: Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Priorities

Health and Human Rights, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 32-40 (2013), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 171-2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Dec 2013
Nino Kiknadze and Leo Beletsky
Open Society Foundation of Georgia and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Downloads 10 (454,488)

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Pharmacies as Providers of Expanded Health Services for People Who Inject Drugs: A Review of Laws, Policies, and Barriers in Six Countries

BMC Health Services Research, Vol. 14, Art. 261 (2014), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 193-2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jul 2014
Abt Associates, Inc., Abt Associates - Bethesda, MD, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, The Miriam Hospital, Center for AIDS Research, Research Triangle Institute International, San Francisco CA, The Biomedical Center, The Biomedical Center, Yale University - School of Public Health, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE), Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Beth Israel Medical Center
Downloads 9 (454,488)

Abstract:

Pharmacies, Drug Users

25.

Implementation of Patients’ Rights Legislation in the Republic of Macedonia: Gaps and Disparities

Health and Human Rights, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 20-31 (2013), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 170-2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Dec 2013
Gabriela Alcheva, Filip Gerovski and Leo Beletsky
Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women, Independent and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Downloads 7 (474,991)

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Utilization of Google Enterprise Tools to Georeference Survey Data Among Hard‑to‑Reach Groups: Strategic Application in International Settings

International Journal of Health Geographics, Vol 15, No. 24, 2016, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 274-2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, Human Rights Watch, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health and University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health
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Resource-Poor Settings, Data Collection, Innovation, Vulnerable Groups, Liminal Spaces, Technology, Tools

27.

Prevalence and Correlates of Needle-Stick Injuries Among Active Duty Police Officers in Tijuana, Mexico

Journal of the International AIDS Society, Vol. 9 (Suppl 3): 20874 (2016), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 269-2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016
University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Xochicalco University, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, Department of Planning and Special Projects, Secretarıa de Seguridad Publica Municipal, Tijuana, Mexico, US-Mexico Border Commission and University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health
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Abstract:

occupational accidents, HIV, viral hepatitis, syringe disposal, syringe confiscation, policing, law enforcement, harm reduction

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A Police Education Programme to Integrate Occupational Safety and HIV Prevention: Protocol for a Modified Stepped-Wedge Study Design with Parallel Prospective Cohorts to Assess Behavioural Outcomes

BMJ Open, Vol. 5, Issue 8, Article e008958 (2015), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 243-2015
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, Xochicalco University, US-Mexico Border Commission, Secretary of Municipal Public Safety, Tijuana, Baja California, México, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences

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Police Encounters Among Needle Exchange Clients in Baltimore: Drug Law Enforcement as a Structural Determinant of Health

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 105, No. 9, pp. 1872-1879 (2015). DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302681, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 239-2015
Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Tufts University - School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore City Health Department, Open Society Foundations (OSF), Baltimore City Health Department, Baltimore City Health Department and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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30.

Engaging Law Enforcement in Overdose Reversal Initiatives: Authorization and Liability for Naloxone Administration

American Journal of Public Health, pp. e1–e7 (published online ahead of print, June 11, 2015), doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302638, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 229-2015,
Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Network for Public Health Law, Network for Public Health Law, Network for Public Health Law and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Abstract:

Opioid overdose, naloxone

31.

Police Education as a Component of National HIV Response: Lessons from Kyrgyzstan

Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Volume 132, Supplement 1, Pages S48-S52 (2013), Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 206-2014
Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Open Society Foundations (OSF), AIDS Foundation East-West, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - School of Medicine and Open Society Foundations (OSF)

Abstract:

Central Asia, Injection drug use, structural interventions, policing, police training, HIV, HIV prevention

32.

Syringe Access, Syringe Sharing, and Police Encounters Among People Who Inject Drugs in New York City: A Community-Level Perspective

International Journal of Drug Policy, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 105-111, 2014, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 178-2014
Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, University of Washington - School of Public Health and Community Medicine, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, National Development and Research Institutes and New York University (NYU) - College of Nursing

Abstract:

Injection drug use; Syringe exchange programs; Barriers; Policing; Structural factors; Public health surveillance

33.

Prevention of Fatal Opioid Overdose

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 308, No. 18, pp. 1863-1864, November 14, 2012, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 116-2012
Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Brown University - School of Medicine and Boston University - School of Medicine

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Syringe Confiscation as an HIV Risk Factor: the Public Health Implications of Arbitrary Policing in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Journal of Urban Health, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 284-298, 2013, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 90-2012
Posted: 12 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Patronado Pro-COMUSIDA, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - School of Medicine, US-Mexico Border Commission, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health and University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health

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