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The Division is looking for an individual to provide research and administrative support to key members of the research team conducting addiction-related research. For more information and to apply, click here. Cambridge Health Alliance is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.   Share this:

Research Update

Report released from the Division’s study in Hong Kong in partnership with the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. Read Multiple Expressions of Addiction: Psychosocial Correlates and Clinical Trajectories of Treatment Seekers or visit the Reports section of our online library.   Share this:


Self-development and Problem Gambling In an op-ed, Dr. Harold Wynne of Wynne Resources discusses the intersection of self-development and addiction and suggests new ways for researchers to explore self-development among people experiencing gambling problems. Read Self-development and Problem Gambling Share this:


Thank you to everyone who participated in Gambling Disorder Screening Day 2017! Learn more about Screening Day here. Share this:

New Publication

Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M., Wong, M. F. Y., Chan, E. M. L., Cheng, G. L. F., Lo, C. K. M., . . . Wong, R. H. Y. (2017). Treating Addiction as a Syndrome: Bridging Research and Clinical Practice. Trends in Medicine, (April). Retrieved from Trends in Medicine website: For more information, visit the…

Education Spotlight

Division Director Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS and other Division-related faculty are featured in Harvard Medical School’s new free online course, OpioidX: The Opioid Crisis in America. Read more here. Share this: