Thomas Santo Jr

Ph.D. Candidate & Research Officer
Research Officer

Tom is a Ph.D. Candidate at the National Drug National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC). He completed his Master of Public Health and began working at NDARC in 2018.

His research interests and focus of his Ph.D. include the experience of childhood maltreatment and comorbid mental disorders among people who use opioids and other drugs. He is interested in both illicit and pharmaceutical opioid use.

Journal articles
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Santo T; Larance B; Bruno R; Gisev N; Nielsen S; Degenhardt L; Campbell G, 2020, 'Correlates of indicators of potential extra-medical opioid use in people prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 39, pp. 128 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13021
2020
Larance B; Degenhardt L; Grebely J; Nielsen S; Bruno R; Dietze P; Lancaster K; Larney S; Santo T; Shanahan M; Memedovic S; Ali R; Farrell M, 2019, 'Perceptions of extended-release buprenorphine injections for opioid use disorder among people who regularly use opioids in Australia', Addiction, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14941
2019
Gisev N; Nielsen S; Campbell G; Santo T; Mant A; Bruno R; Cohen M; Hall WD; Larance B; Lintzeris N; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'Antidepressant Use Among People Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Noncancer Pain', Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), vol. 20, pp. 2450 - 2458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz009
2019
Stockings E; Tran LT; Santo T; Peacock A; Larney S; Santomauro D; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'Mortality among people with regular or problematic use of amphetamines: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Addiction, vol. 114, pp. 1738 - 1750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14706
2019
Lintzeris N; Santo T; Nielsen S; Degenhardt L; Campbell G, 2019, 'Estimating Centre for Disease Control and Prevention-defined overdose risk in people prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain: implications for take-home naloxone provision', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 49, pp. 1054 - 1055, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.14386
2019

NDARC Excellence in Higher Degree Research Award- 2019