Dorie Apollonio, PhD

Clinical Pharmacy
+1 415 502-1942
Dr. Dorie Apollonio is a Professor of health policy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco focusing on tobacco control and policy making. Her research considers the role of scientific evidence and interest group lobbying in decision making on public health. This work uses multiple data sources including internal industry documents, campaign finance reports, administrative datasets, and interviews, and relies on both qualitative and quantitative methods to identify how policy affecting public health is made. She is trained as a quantitative methodologist and survey researcher and has extensive experience in research design and analysis. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals in multiple fields, including public health, political science, policy, and law.

An observational survey assessing the extent of PrEP/PEP furnishing in San Francisco Bay Area pharmacies.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association

Rob Bellman, Sheila Mohebbi, Nikki Nobahar, Jacqueline Parizher, Dorie E. Apollonio

Interventions to reduce tobacco use in people experiencing homelessness.

The Cochrane database of systematic reviews

Vijayaraghavan M, Elser H, Frazer K, Lindson N, Apollonio D

Evaluation of naloxone furnishing community pharmacies in San Francisco.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA

Nguyen AM, Kearney TE, Apollonio DE

Trends in hydrocodone combination product exposures reported to California Poison Control System (CPCS) following DEA rescheduling.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Wu A, Phan C, Nguyen KC, Quindoy M, Lewis J, Apollonio DE

Implementation of hormonal contraceptive furnishing in San Francisco community pharmacies.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA

Chen L, Lim J, Jeong A, Apollonio DE

Cognitive performance effects of nicotine and industry affiliation: a systematic review.

Substance abuse : research and treatment

Pasetes SV, Ling PM, Apollonio DE

Tobacco industry promotions and pricing after tax increases: An analysis of internal industry documents.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Apollonio DE, Glantz SA

Interventions to reduce tobacco use in people experiencing homelessness.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Maya Vijayaraghavan, Holly Elser, Dorie Apollonio

Review of Tobacco Policies on University of California Campuses.

Californian Journal of Health Promotion

Jocelyn Huey, Dorie E. Apollonio

Typologies of Party Finance Systems: A Comparative Study of How Countries Regulate Party Finance and Their Institutional Foundations.

Election Law Journal Rules Politics and Policy

David L. Wiltse, Raymond J. La Raja, Dorie E. Apollonio

Pharmacy students can improve access to quality medicines information by editing Wikipedia articles.

BMC medical education

Apollonio DE, Broyde K, Azzam A, De Guia M, Heilman J, Brock T

Untitled Publication

Brock T, Apollonio DE. Paving the desire paths of health information needs: Teaching students to edit Wikipedia. BMC Series blog

The sugar industry's influence on policy.

Science (New York, N.Y.)

Kearns C, Schmidt L, Apollonio D, Glantz S

Untitled Publication

Tsoh J, Apollonio DE, Hall S, Vijayaraghvan M, Ramo DE, Ling P, Lempert LL, Glantz SA. FDA’s Nicotine Steering Committee should develop policies, regulations, and procedures that promote cessation and increase the use of proven therapies. US FDA Public Comment, Docket FDA-2018-N-0128.

Untitled Publication

Apollonio DE, Glantz SA, Hall S, Lempert LL, St.Helen G, Tsoh J. The FDA should not adopt the nicotine “harm reduction” paradigm because doing so is likely to increase the amount of smoking-caused disease and death. US FDA Public Comment, Docket FDA-2017-N-6529.

Sustainable Pharmacy: Piloting a Session on Pharmaceuticals, Climate Change, and Sustainability within a U.S. Pharmacy Curriculum.

Innovations in pharmacy

Katherine Gruenberg, Dorie Apollonio, Conan MacDougall, Tina Brock

Interventions for tobacco use cessation in people in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders.

The Cochrane database of systematic reviews

Apollonio D, Philipps R, Bero L

Karma police: Prosecutorial strategies in obscenity cases and the broader cultural war

Syracuse Law and Civic Engagement Forum

Lochner T, Apollonio DE

Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015.

American journal of public health

Apollonio DE, Glantz SA

Political advocacy in pharmacy: challenges and opportunities.

Integrated pharmacy research & practice

Apollonio DE

Term limits and the tobacco industry.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Apollonio DE, Glantz SA, Bero LA

Immigration and Prosecutorial Discretion.

California journal of politics and policy

Apollonio D, Lochner T, Heddens M

Interest Groups.

Dorie E. Apollonio

Wheat from chaff: Third-party monitoring and FEC enforcement actions.

Regulation & Governance

Todd Lochner, Dorie Apollonio, Rhett Tatum

Access and lobbying: Looking beyond the corruption paradigm

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly

Apollonio DE, Cain BE, Drutman L

Interest Groups, Lobbying, and Deception: The Tobacco Industry and Airline Smoking.

Political science quarterly


Participation and argument in legislative debate on statewide smoking restrictions.

Health research policy and systems

Apollonio DE, Lopipero P, Bero LA

Industry front groups: A tobacco case study

Journal of consumer protection and food safety

Apollonio DE, Bero LA

Term Limits, Campaign Contributions, and the Distribution of Power in State Legislatures.

Legislative studies quarterly


Interest Group Advocacy and the Power of "Magic Words".

Election Law Journal Rules Politics and Policy

Dorie E. Apollonio,Margaret A. Carne

The season of our discontent: Voters’ views on California elections

Public Policy Institute of California

Baldassare MA, Cain BE, Apollonio DE, Cohen JM

Roper Social and Political Trends Data (1973-1994)

Roper Social and Political Trends Data (1973-1994)

Brady HE, Putnam RD, Campbell AL, Elms LE, Yonish S, Apollonio DE

Term limits affect legislators’ fund raising prowess

Public affairs report

La Raja RJ, Apollonio DE

Trends in American political participation, 1973-1994

Trends in American political participation, 1973-1994

Brady HE, Apollonio DE, Elms LE