Dr. David Ashley is a professor of environmental health who has performed extensive research related to the impact of cigarette design and contents on the emissions from tobacco products, how people use tobacco products, and resulting biomarkers of exposure.
Dr. Jidong Huang is an associate professor of health management and policy whose research focuses on the economic analysis of substance use and abuse, and how prices, taxes, and other substance control policies affect the demands for tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs.
Dr. Lucy Popova is an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior whose research has focused on consumer risk perception of different tobacco products and responses to tobacco marketing, as well as the susceptibility among various populations to using new tobacco products.
Dr. Claire Adams Spears is an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior whose research focuses on informing, developing, and evaluating interventions to improve coping with stress, reduce health risk behaviors, and enhance quality of life in underserved populations.
Dr. Terry Pechacek is a professor of health management and policy who has been involved in tobacco prevention and control research and public health activities since the 1970s.
The founding Dean of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University, Dr. Michael Eriksen has led the university’s public health program since 2002 and has been a leader in tobacco research.
Dr. Scott Weaver is a research assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics who has over a decade of experience conducting research on minority and immigrant health and health disparities; substance use and risky youth behaviors; and other areas.