Rachel Grana is a second-year fellow. She earned her Masters of Public Health and PhD in Health Behavior Research at the University of Southern California. Her research at the Center focuses on smoking cessation interventions and the use of other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. Her dissertation research investigated sociocultural stress and coping styles in the etiology of cigarette smoking and other substance use among Hispanic/Latino adolescents. Prior to her graduate work, she worked as a government-contracted analyst to the Tobacco Control Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education, with a minor in Spanish, from the University of Arizona in her hometown of Tucson, AZ.