Mr Thomas Santo Jr
Postdoctoral Fellow

Mr Thomas Santo Jr

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey- Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences (2015)

University of Sydney- Master of Public Health (2018)

Medicine & Health
National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre

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 | 2022
    Leung J; Santo T; Colledge-Frisby S; Mekonen T; Thomson K; Degenhardt L; Connor JP; Hall W; Stjepanović D, 2022, 'Mood and Anxiety Symptoms in Persons Taking Prescription Opioids: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analyses of Longitudinal Studies', Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), vol. 23, pp. 1442 - 1456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnac029
    Journal articles | 2022
    Santo T; Campbell G; Gisev N; Degenhardt L, 2022, 'Exposure to childhood trauma increases risk of opioid use disorder among people prescribed opioids for chronic non-cancer pain', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109199
    Journal articles | 2022
    Tran AD; Chen R; Nielsen S; Zahra E; Degenhardt L; Santo T; Farrell M; Larance B, 2022, 'Economic analysis of out-of-pocket costs among people in opioid agonist treatment: A cross-sectional survey in three Australian jurisdictions', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 99, pp. 103472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103472
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zahra E; Chen R; Nielsen S; Tran AD; Santo T; Degenhardt L; Farrell M; Byrne J; Ali R; Larance B, 2022, 'Examining the cost and impact of dosing fees among clients in opioid agonist treatment: Results from a cross-sectional survey of Australian treatment clients', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 41, pp. 841 - 850, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13437
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ferraro CF; Stewart DE; Grebely J; Tran LT; Zhou S; Puca C; Hajarizadeh B; Larney S; Santo T; Higgins JPT; Vickerman P; Degenhardt L; Hickman M; French CE, 2021, 'Association between opioid agonist therapy use and HIV testing uptake among people who have recently injected drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1664 - 1676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15316
    Journal articles | 2021
    Grebely J; Tran L; Degenhardt L; Dowell-Day A; Santo T; Larney S; Hickman M; Vickerman P; French C; Butler K; Gibbs D; Valerio H; Read P; Dore GJ; Hajarizadeh B, 2021, 'Association between Opioid Agonist Therapy and Testing, Treatment Uptake, and Treatment Outcomes for Hepatitis C Infection among People Who Inject Drugs: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 73, pp. E107 - E118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa612
    Journal articles | 2021
    Peacock A; Tran LT; Larney S; Stockings E; Santo T; Jones H; Santomauro D; Degenhardt L, 2021, 'All-cause and cause-specific mortality among people with regular or problematic cocaine use: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 725 - 742, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15239
    Journal articles | 2021
    Santo T; Campbell G; Gisev N; Tran LT; Colledge S; Di Tanna GL; Degenhardt L, 2021, 'Prevalence of childhood maltreatment among people with opioid use disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 219, pp. 108459 - 108459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108459
    Journal articles | 2021
    Santo T; Clark B; Hickman M; Grebely J; Campbell G; Sordo L; Chen A; Tran LT; Bharat C; Padmanathan P; Cousins G; Dupouy J; Kelty E; Muga R; Nosyk B; Min J; Pavarin R; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2021, 'Association of Opioid Agonist Treatment with All-Cause Mortality and Specific Causes of Death among People with Opioid Dependence: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', JAMA Psychiatry, vol. 78, pp. 979 - 993, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.0976
    Journal articles | 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, 2020, 'Perceptions of extended-release buprenorphine injections for opioid use disorder among people who regularly use opioids in Australia', Addiction, vol. 115, pp. 1295 - 1305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14941
    Journal articles | 2020
    Larney S; Peacock A; Tran LT; Stockings E; Santomauro D; Santo T; Degenhardt L, 2020, 'All-Cause and Overdose Mortality Risk among People Prescribed Opioids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', Pain Medicine (United States), vol. 21, pp. 3700 - 3711, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/PM/PNAA214
    Journal articles | 2020
    Larney S; Tran LT; Leung J; Santo T; Santomauro D; Hickman M; Peacock A; Stockings E; Degenhardt L, 2020, 'All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality among People Using Extramedical Opioids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', JAMA Psychiatry, vol. 77, pp. 493 - 502, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.4170
    Journal articles | 2020
    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
    Journal articles | 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 (United States), vol. 20, pp. 2450 - 2458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz009
    Journal articles | 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
    Journal articles | 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
  • Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Larance B; Degenhardt L; Grebely J; Nielsen S; Bruno R; Dietze PM; Lancaster K; Larney S; Santo T; Shanahan M; Memedovic S; Ali R; Farrell M, 2019, 'PERCEPTIONS OF EXTENDED-RELEASE BUPRENORPHINE INJECTIONS FOR OPIOID DEPENDENCE PRIOR TO AVAILABILITY IN AUSTRALIA: A CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY OF PEOPLE WHO USE OPIOIDS REGULARLY', in DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, WILEY, Vol. 38, pp. S63 - S64, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000494890100159&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Santo T; Larance B; Campbell G; Bruno R; Gisev N; Lintzeris N; Nielsen S; Blyth F; Mattick RP; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'CORRELATES OF ABERRANT BEHAVIOUR IN A COHORT OF PEOPLE PRESCRIBED OPIOIDS FOR CHRONIC NON-CANCER PAIN', in DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, WILEY, Vol. 38, pp. S92 - S92, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000494890100232&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Tran LT; Peacock A; Stockings E; Larney S; Santo T; Santomauro D; Jones H; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'MORTALITY IN PEOPLE WHO USE STIMULANTS: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS', in DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, WILEY, Vol. 38, pp. S99 - S99, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000494890100249&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Tran LT; Santo T; Degenhardt L; Santomauro D; Peacock A; Stockings E; Larney S, 2019, 'MORTALITY IN PEOPLE WHO USE OPIOIDS: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS', in DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, WILEY, Vol. 38, pp. S99 - S99, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000494890100250&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

NDARC Excellence in Higher Degree Research Award- 2019