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Joanna Cohen

Principal Investigator

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

jocohen@jhsph.edu

Joanna Cohen is the Bloomberg Associate Professor of Disease Prevention and Director of the Institute of Global Tobacco Control in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society 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 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.

She is a Senior Editor of Tobacco Control and on the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Public Health, and has been appointed to the Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (2013-2017).

Competing Interest Statement

Joanna Cohen, OTRU Principal Investigator, is the Bloomberg Associate Professor of Disease Prevention, and 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 2012-13, 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 government agency advisory panels.

Selected Publications

Borzekowski D, Cohen JE.  The Global Reach of Tobacco Marketing among Young Children.  Pediatrics (in press).

De Leon E, Clegg Smith K, Cohen JE. Dependence Measures for Non-cigarette Tobacco Products Within the Context of the Global Epidemic: A Systematic Review. Tobacco Control 2013; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23783510.

Cohen JE, Donaldson EA. A Framework to Evaluate the Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Public Health Strategy. Public Health 2013.

Riley B, Viehbeck S, Cohen J, Chia M. “The Magic is in the Mix”: Lessons from Research Capacity Building in the Canadian Tobacco Control Community, 2000-2009. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2013; 104(2):el173-176.

Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem JP, Ford DE, Ribisl KM, Cohen JE. A Novel Evaluation of World No Tobacco Day in Latin America. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2012;14(3):e77;doi:10.2196/jmir.2148.
 

View a complete list of Joanna Cohen’s publications in the OTRU Library