Tobacco Researcher Wins Grant To Study Youth Use Of Little Cigars, Cigarillos

A Georgia State University professor has won a $100,000 grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to research how advertising and environmental factors influence African American youth to start smoking little cigars and cigarillos.

The grant, titled The Little Cigar and Cigarillo PhotoVoice Feasibility Project, will be led by Dr.… more »

Study: Smoking Menthol Cigarettes Linked To Use Of Flavored Cigarillos

Smokers who consume menthol cigarettes daily are more likely to also smoke flavored little cigars and cigarillos, also known as LCCs, according to a study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

“Our findings provide evidence to the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] that the availability… more »

Grant to Help Professor Expand Sexual Assault Prevention Program

A public health professor at Georgia State University has won a federal Small Business Technology Transfer grant to partner with an Atlanta-based startup and expand a web-based sexual assault prevention program that she developed.

Dr. Laura Salazar, professor of Health Promotion and Behavior at the School of Public Health… more »

Professor Awarded Grant To Improve Therapy For Sexually Exploited Youth

A team of child welfare experts from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University and the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy has won a five-year, $2 million federal grant to provide higher quality mental health services to child victims of commercial sex trafficking.

Media Contact Anna Varela Director of Communications School… more »

PhD Fellowship In Maternal/Child Health And Child Abuse Prevention

A Doctoral Fellowship in Maternal/Child Health and Child Abuse Prevention will be available for selected doctoral candidates to work with Drs. Kathleen Baggett and Shannon Self-Brown in the School of Public Health’s Division of Health Promotion and Behavior.

Funded fellows will work in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development and will be… more »