Join Our Team

Now Hiring! The Division on Addiction is seeking a Research & Evaluation Scientist for a variety of addiction-related projects. This individual will be overseeing data management, documentation and quality control; work with Harvard Medical School faculty on addiction-related research; and perform advanced data analysis on primary and secondary sources. The Division is also seeking an Administrative…

In Memoriam

Our dear friend and colleague, Ms. Tasha Chandler, passed away March 18, 2018. We remember Tasha as a consummate professional and steadfast friend. Her contributions to the Division for the past 10 years have been numerous and central to our success. Tasha began her career at the Division as an administrative research coordinator. Most recently,…

Research News

The Division is pleased to announce a new research study and partnership: The GVC-Division on Addiction Internet Gambling Research Collaborative. This is a 5-years study on gambling and gambling-related problems among patrons of GVC Holdings PLC, the multinational sports bettering and gaming group. Learn more about this study.

Congrats!

We are proud to announce that Debi A. LaPlante, Ph.D., Director of Research and Academic Affairs at the Division on Addiction, is the recipient of the 2018 Scientific Achievement Award. This prestigious award is given by the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG).

Education Spotlight

The Division is pleased to announce the re-release of its online Continuing Medical Education course Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption. This course is designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Ideally, improvements in knowledge…

STASH, Vol.15(2)

Improvement in psychiatric symptoms in the absence of counseling for Opioid Use Disorder This week, STASH reviews a study by Joanna Streck and colleagues that investigated whether patients experience improvement in psychiatric symptoms with buprenorphine in the absence of counseling. Visit The BASIS to read Improvement in psychiatric symptoms in the absence of counseling for…