Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Curiosity, Convenience Spur Adult Smokers To Try E-Cigs, Study Finds

Curiosity and convenience are two main factors compelling smokers of regular cigarettes to try electronic ones, while the sensory experience and perception of reduced harm motivate them to continue using e-cigarettes, according to a study led by researchers from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

In the study, researchers observed… more »

Perception Of Electronic Cigarettes As Harmful Growing Among Adults

The proportion of American adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be equally or more harmful than traditional cigarettes has tripled over the last few years, highlighting the need for more accurate public health messaging, according to a study led by tobacco researchers in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

“Although the… more »

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Daniel Owusu

Posted On October 7, 2016

Dr. Daniel Owusu is a postdoctoral research associate with the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

During his doctoral program and prior to joining the School, Dr. Owusu’s strong interest in tobacco control motivated him to undertake an internship with the World Health Organization… more »

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Amelia Jazwa

Posted On September 14, 2016

Amelia Jazwa is a research coordinator and data analyst with the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

Prior to joining Georgia State, Jazwa worked for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where she managed clinical data from a multidisciplinary obesity treatment to assess its effectiveness… more »

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Jidong Huang

Posted On August 15, 2016

Dr. Jidong Huang is an associate professor of Health Management and Policy and a Second Century Initiative (2CI) scholar in the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

Prior to joining the faculty at Georgia State, Dr. Huang was a senior research scientist at the University of Illinois at Chicago… more »

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