Announcing The BASIS 2016-2017 Editorial Board


We are proud to announce The BASIS Editorial Board, comprised of a distinguished international group of clinicians, researchers, educators, and industry experts. For the next two years, these individuals will contribute to The BASIS and its capacity to improve our understanding of addiction. We are grateful for their service and look forward to working with them.

Mark J. Albanese, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Addictions
Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Bo J. Bernhard, PhD
Executive Director
UNLV International Gaming Institute
Professor, UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and UNLV Department of Sociology
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Staff Psychiatrist
Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Traci L. Brooks, MD
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Cambridge Pediatrics
Medical Director, School Based Health Centers, Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Benjamin Lê Cook, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research/Health Equity Research Lab
Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Jeffrey L. Derevensky, PhD
Professor and Director of Clinical Training, School/Applied Child Psychology

Educational & Counseling Psychology
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Lance Dodes, MD
Training and Supervising Analyst Emeritus
Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
Former Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School (retired)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Luke A. Downey, PhD
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Visiting Research Fellow
Swansea University
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom

Sally Gainsbury, PhD
Senior Lecturer
Centre for Gambling Education & Research
Southern Cross University
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Dean Hestermann, MA
Director, Public Affairs
Caesars Entertainment Cooperation
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Robert Ladouceur, PhD
Professor Emeritus
School of Psychology
Laval University
Quebec, Canada

Ryan J. Martin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Education and Promotion
East Carolina University
North Carolina, USA

Kahlil Philander, PhD
Director of Social Responsibility
British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Simon Planzer
Lecturer in Law
University of St. Gallen HSG
St. Gallen, Switzerland

Marc N. Potenza, MD, PhD
Director, Yale Center of Excellence in Gambling Research
Director, Women and Addictions Core of Women's Health Research at Yale
Professor of Psychiatry, Child Study and Neurobiology,
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

I. Nelson Rose, JD

Professor, Whittier Law School
Costa Mesa, California, USA

Kathleen M. Scanlan, MA
Executive Director
Association of Problem Gambling Service Administrators
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

William G. Shadel, PhD
Associate Director, Population Health Program
Senior Behavioral Scientist
RAND Corporation
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Doug Walker, PhD
Professor of Economics
College of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Heather Wardle, PhD
Independent Researcher
Heather Wardle Research Ltd
London, United Kingdom

Martina Whelshula, PhD
Independent Researcher
Member of the Arrow Lakes Nation of the Colville Tribe
Spokane Valley, WA

Ken C. Winters, PhD

Research Psychologist & Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Katie Witkiewitz, PhD
Associate Professor
University of New Mexico Department of Psychology
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Harold Wynne, PhD
Wynne Resources
Calmar, Alberta, Canada

One thought on “Announcing The BASIS 2016-2017 Editorial Board

  1. Robin Shepherd Reply

    What about someone representing New Zealand?

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