John Slabczynski joined the Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital in July 2021 as a Research Coordinator. Mr. Slabczynski provides research and administrative support to the Division’s addiction-related projects, including literature and database reviews, analyses, and the development and writing of research materials, technical reports, and manuscripts for publication or presentation. He also provides research and technical support for the development and evaluation of CARS (the Computerized Assessment and Referral System). Mr. Slabczynski is a writer for The BASIS (The Brief Addiction Science Information Source) research blog.

Mr. Slabczynski graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Dual-Degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2021.

Current Projects

Computerized Assessment & Referral System (CARS) Mental Health Symptoms and Recidivism Paper

Dissemination, Training, & Strategic Consulting for Responsible Online Gaming & Gambling Activities

Evaluating and Enhancing GameSense: Public Health, Social Science, and Business Perspectives

Responsible Drinking Extension

Statewide Capacity Building and Technical Assistance for Problem Gambling Treatment Services

Selected Publications

In Press

Edson, T. C., Slabczynski, J. M., Lee, T. G., McAuliffe, W. H. B., & Gray, H. M. (In press). A meta-analytic investigation of problem gambling and self-harm: A causal inference perspective. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.