|Gary Giovino, Ph.D
Senior Research Scientist and Director
Tobacco Control Research Program at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
Gary Giovino, Ph.D is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers when it comes to the cause and effects of tobacco. His findings have led to the understanding of adolescent dependence, menthol cigarette targeting of African Americans, smoking rates among African American teenagers and trends in tobacco use. Dr. Giovino is a Senior Research Scientist and Director, Tobacco Control Research Program at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.
His project will study and refine the definition of the "hard core" smoker, identifying population estimates of prevalence. He will also develop and refine measures to assess knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding tobacco harm reduction.