Babak Tofighi, MD
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Research Interests
mHealth, Illicit drug & alcohol use disorders
Principal Investigator, Development of a Text Messaging Tool to Support Buprenorphine Treatment in Primary Care. Active


Tofighi B, Sindhu SS, Lee JD, Chemi C, Leonard NR (2020).
Engagement in hepatitis C care continuum among people who use drugs
Journal of Substance Use, 25 (4), 343-349. doi: 10.1080/14659891.2019.1704076.

Tofighi B, Aphinyanaphongs Y, Marini C, Ghassemlou S, Nayebvali P, Metzger I,, Raghunath A, Thomas S (2020).
Detecting illicit opioid content on Twitter
Drug and Alcohol Review, 39 (3), 205-208. doi: 10.1111/dar.13048.

Tofighi B, Williams AR, Chemi C, Sindhu S, Dickson V, Lee JD (2019).
Patient barriers and facilitators to medications for opioid use disorder in primary care
Substance Use and Misuse, 54 (14), 2409-2419. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1653324. PMCID: PMC6883164.

Tofighi B, Sindhu SS, Chemi C, Lewis CF, Dickson VV, Lee JD (2019).
Perspectives on the HIV continuum of care among adult opioid users in New York City: A qualitative study
Harm Reduction Journal, 16 (1), 58. doi: 10.1186/s12954-019-0329-z. PMCID: PMC6790030.

Berland N, Lugassy D, Fox A, Goldfeld K, Oh SY, Tofighi B, Hanley K (2019).
Use of online opioid overdose prevention training for first-year medical students: A comparative analysis of online versus in-person training
Substance Abuse, 40 (2), 240-246. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1572048. PMCID: PMC7257831.