Kira Landauer, MPH


Kira Landauer joined the Division on Addiction in January 2020 as a Community Health Educator. She contributes to the development of grant proposals for capacity building and outreach activities, works with capacity building specialists at the Division to create and execute plans to increase awareness of addiction-related health issues across New England, and conducts in-person and multi-media trainings for health providers and community groups. Ms. Landauer particularly supports Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion (CHARGE) initiative activities, including management of Gambling Disorder Screening Day. She is also the content manager and a writer for The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS) research blog.

Ms. Landauer graduated from Boston University School of Public Health with a Master of Public Health degree in 2019. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and History & Philosophy of Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.

Current Projects

Building Cultures of Recovery in Tribal Nations (NARCH X)

The GVC-Division on Addiction Internet Gambling Research Collaborative

Statewide Capacity Building and Technical Assistance for Problem Gambling Treatment Services

Selected Science Reviews

Landauer, K. (2020, March 10). Videogames and vaping: Can one popular phenomenon be used to prevent another? The BASIS: ASHES, Vol. 16(3).

Landauer, K. (2020, January 28). Can graphics promote informed choice in scratch card gambling? The BASIS: The WAGER, Vol. 25(1).