The impact the tobacco industry is having outside the U.S. on globalizing the tobacco epidemic and strategies to mitigate this impact.
  • This four year program aims to recruit one-year fellows to conduct policy relevant research in Guatemala. During the program, fellows design, implement and disseminate their tobacco control projects. This program aims to analyze the impact a mentorship program can have in increasing the research capacity in Guatemala.

    Assistant Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology
  • "Extreme makeover"? Or more industry deception? This project explores the tobacco industry’s ‘corporate social responsibility’ efforts and their implications for public health and tobacco control.  

    Professor and Chair, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Eastern Europe Center of Excellence for Nurses in Tobacco Control (EE-COE), is a collaboration between the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care, UCSF & UCLA Schools of Nursing, and partners from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Romania. The EE-COE partners have developed, and are currently implementing educational activities in each of the five countries. The goal of this collaboration was to build capacity among nurses in general practice and in oncology to implement evidence-based interventions with all patients who smoke.

    Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Social Behavioral Sciences
  • In this large cluster randomized trial, we are evaluating the effectiveness of multiple types of social and monetary incentives for smoking cessation among low-income factory workers in Thailand.

    Assistant Professor of Health Economics