Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joanna Cohen is the Bloomberg Professor of Disease Prevention and the Director of the Institute of Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also holds an appointment in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Cohen obtained her PhD in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and her MHSc in Community Health and Epidemiology from the University of Toronto. She has been involved in tobacco policy research for almost 20 years. Trained in epidemiology and health policy, her research interests focus on the factors that affect the adoption and implementation of public health policies and on evaluating the beneficial effects and the unintended consequences of such policies.
Competing Interest Statement
Joanna Cohen, OTRU Principal Investigator, is the Bloomberg Professor of Disease Prevention, and the Director of the Institute of Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Cohen has had no relationships with the tobacco or pharmaceutical industries. In 2011-12, she received grant funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Flight Attendants Medical Research Institute. She received an honorarium from the journal, Tobacco Control (for her role as a senior editor), and some other small honoraria for her participation on grant review and government agency advisory panels.
Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem JP, Ford DE, Ribisl KM, Cohen JE. Dispelling Myths about Gender Differences in Smoking Cessation: Population Data from the United States, Canada and Britain. Tobacco Control (in press).
Bondy SJ, Diemert LM, Victor JC, McDonald PW, Cohen JE. Assessing the reach of nicotine replacement therapy as a preventive public health measure. Chronic Diseases in Canada (in press).
Pabayo R, O’Loughlin J, Barnett TA, Cohen JE, Gauvin L. Does intolerance of smoking at school, or in restaurants, or in corner stores near schools decrease cigarette use initiation in adolescents? Nicotine & Tobacco Research (in press).
Cohen JE, McDonald PW, Selby P. Softening up on the hardening hypothesis. Tobacco Control 2012 Mar; 21(2): 265-6.
Ip DT, Cohen JE, Bondy SJ, Chaiton MO, Selby P, Schwartz R, McDonald P, Garcia J, Ferrence R. Do components of current “Hardcore Smoker” definitions predict quitting behaviours? Addiction 2012 Feb; 102 (2): 434-440.
Mecredy G, Bondy S, Cohen JE. Cigarette type “Switchers”: a descriptive analysis. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2011 (Nov-Dec); 102(6):477-478 (letter).
Mecredy G, Cohen JE, Ferrence R, Poland B, McDonald P, Garcia J. Typologies of smokers and non-smokers: encouraging changes over time. Tobacco Control 2011 Sep; 20(5):385 (research letter).
Cohen JE, Planinac L, Lavack A, Robinson D, O’Connor S, Di Nardo J. Changes in Retail Tobacco Promotions in a Cohort of Stores Before, During and After a Tobacco Product Display Ban. American Journal of Public Health 2011 Oct; 101(10): 1879-91.
Cohen JE, Chaiton MO, Planinac LC. Tobacco Control and the Epidemiological Framework. Tobacco Control 2011 Jul; 20(4): 318 (letter).