Join Our Team

Now Hiring: Research & Evaluation Scientist 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. Read more about…

CHARGE 2018 Is Here!

CHARGE is the Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion initiative. CHARGE activities take place throughout the year, especially during the month of March as we recognize Gambling Disorder and other problematic gambling behaviors. Stay tuned as we continue to announce upcoming CHARGE activities. Learn more about CHARGE here.  

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,…

CARS Update

Since its release in June 2017, more than 600 people have registered to use CARS in settings ranging from substance use and DUI treatment programs to court and corrections facilities. During the past year, we released five updates to the tool that improved functionality and enhanced security. Looking ahead, our development team in hard at…

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…