Jessica Braymiller, Ph.D.

Dr. Jessica Braymiller is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Braymiller earned her B.A. in Psychology from Mercyhurst University (2014) and her MS and PhD in Biobehavioral Health from Penn State University (2016, 2019). Her research seeks to identify population-level patterns and trends in tobacco […]

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Anuja Majmundar

Anuja Majmundar is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Health Behavior Research program. She is interested in using her multidisciplinary background to investigate ways in which technology and media shape health behaviors and policies. Anuja’s current work is focused on developing computational social science and data science methodologies to address tobacco control priorities at scale. […]

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Jon-Patrick Allem, Ph.D.

Jon-Patrick Allem is an Assistant Professor of Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Dr. Allem’s work focuses on developing cutting-edge methodologies to improve population health surveillance and policy. Dr. Allem’s multidisciplinary expertise in behavioral science, preventive medicine and data science has led to data-driven public health insights featured in prominent media and […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Ricky Bluthenthal, Ph.D.

Ricky N. Bluthenthal is the Associate Dean for Social Justice and Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Institute for Prevention Research at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. He received a BA in History and Sociology from the University of California Santa Cruz and a PhD in sociology from […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Sandy Eckel, Ph.D.

Sandy Eckel, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Biostatistics at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC Biostatistics PhD Program. Her work focuses on statistical methods and applications in environmental epidemiology. Dr. Eckel leads the statistical team of an NIBIB-funded project to develop sensor-based, integrated health monitoring systems for measuring environmental, physiological, and behavioral […]

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Jimi Huh, Ph.D.

Dr. Jimi Huh has joined the University of Southern California in 2011. She has a background in psychology and epidemiology, with specific interests in the topics of health disparities, acculturation and immigrant health. Since joining IPR, she has expanded her research to include developmental aspects of various health behaviors and has acquired various analytic skills, […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Matt Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.

Matt Kirkpatrick, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine in the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He is associate director of the USC-Health, Emotion, & Addiction Laboratory (USC-HEAL), which conducts interdisciplinary research at the intersection between drug abuse, emotion, and health-related behaviors. He earned […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Junhan Cho, Ph.D.

Junhan Cho is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine in the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is the Director of Methodology and Statistics for the USC-Health, Emotion, & Addiction Laboratory, which conducts interdisciplinary research on substance use and related risk factors. With a strong interest to develop advanced […]

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Raina Pang, Ph.D.

My research utilizes human behavioral pharmacology and Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) methods to investigate mechanisms underlying tobacco related health disparities (e.g., sex/gender differences, female-specific factors in tobacco addiction, psychiatric comorbidity). Currently, I am PI on an EMA study investigating ovarian hormones on naturalistic smoking patterns. Additionally, I am PI on a laboratory behavioral pharmacology study […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Jonathan Samet, M.D., M.S.

Jonathan M. Samet, a pulmonary physician and epidemiologist, is Dean of the Colorado School of Public Health.  Previously, he was Flora L. Thornton Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC Institute for Global Health.  Dr. Samet received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

The University of Southern California's Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (USC TCORS) for Vulnerable Populations is one of 9 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science in the U.S. We were created to serve in the production of relevant scientific data to inform the regulatory decision making at the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products. Additionally, we are here to educate and train the next generation of tobacco regulatory scientists.

Copyright 2021 © Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS),
University of Southern California. All rights reserved.
Web Design