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The research efforts of the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling is supported by the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. The primary goal of the COE is to minimize the risks and problems associated with problem gambling in the State of Maryland. Research conducts a number of different studies and projects to uphold the goals of the COE through developing a greater understanding of gambling behaviors, impacts of gambling on the population, and identification of evidence-based approaches to mitigate harmful impacts of gambling.

The research team consists of faculty and staff with training in behavioral science, epidemiology, biostatistics, and public health under the direction of Jessica P. Brown, PhD.

* This Needs Assessment was completed prior to the release of the 2022 Prevalence Study.

Contact the Research Department

Research Program on Gambling
University of Maryland School of Medicine
660 W. Redwood St. HH124
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 706-4447
Email: research@som.umaryland.edu