John H. Kleschinsky, DrPH

   

John H. Kleschinsky, DrPH  is an Associate in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a Project Manager at the Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. Dr. Kleschinsky recently earned his DrPH from Boston University.

At the Division on Addiction, Dr. Kleschinsky is currently working on a multi-year evaluation of the Massachusetts Gaming Commissions’s three responsible gambling tools designed to minimize potential harms associated with gambling opportunities.

Current Projects

Developing a Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS)

Updating and Refining Problem Gambling Treatment Guidelines for Research & Practice

Selected Publications

Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., Gray, H. M., Tom, M. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Shaffer, H. J. (2017). Already at the table: Patterns of play and gambling involvement prior to gambling expansion. Journal of Gambling Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10899-017-9711-5

LaPlante, D. A., Gray, H. M., LaBrie, R. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Shaffer, H. J. (2012).Gaming industry employees’ responses to responsible gambling training: A public health imperativeJournal of Gambling Studies, 28(2), 171-191. doi:10.1007/s10899-011-9255-z

Shaffer, H. J., Martin, R. J., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Neporent, L. (2012). Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Nelson, S. E., Kleschinsky, J. H., LaBrie, R. A., Kaplan, S., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). One decade of self exclusion: Missouri casino self-excluders four to ten years after enrollmentJournal of Gambling Studies, 26(1), 129-144. doi:10.1007/s10899-009-9157-5

Kleschinsky, J. H., Bosworth, L. B., Nelson, S. E., Walsh, E. K., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Persistence pays off: Follow-up methods for difficult-to-track longitudinal samplesJournal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70(5), 751-761.

LaPlante, D. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Play Responsibly Independent Measurement & Evaluation (PRIME): Venetian & Palazzo, Las Vegas. Boston, MA: Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. 

Kleschinsky, J. H., Kaplan, S. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). The Missouri Voluntary Exclusion Program: Participant Experience Across 10 Years. Boston, MA: Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.