Increasing the Reach of Tobacco Cessation Interventions

Oct 5 2016 - 11:00am
College of Nursing, Room 349
Judith Gordon, PhD

Professor & Interim Vice Chair for Research | Department of Family and Community Medicine
UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Gordon has 25 years of experience conducting research in behavioral health, focused on reducing health disparities, increasing illness self-management and promoting population health and wellness. Her research focuses on modification of lifestyle behaviors to improve health and health care, and the use of technology to improve health outcomes, the provision of health care and adherence to treatment.

Dr. Gordon has been the principal investigator or co-investigator on more than 30 research projects, totaling more than $42 million in direct costs, funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, private foundations and the pharmaceutical industry. Currently, she has six grants pending, totaling more than $3.6 million in direct costs. Many of these grants are multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional, and she collaborates regularly with colleagues from across the U.S. Dr. Gordon is internationally recognized for her work, especially on the use of mobile technology for tobacco cessation and multi-behavioral interventions, improving the delivery of evidence-based tobacco interventions by health care providers, and tobacco and alcohol prevention programs for middle and high school students.

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