Elizabeth Smith, PhD

ADJ PROF-HCOMP

Overview

Dr. Smith's work focuses on tobacco control policy and the tobacco industry. Past projects include work on the tobacco industry's influence on and relationships with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, tobacco industry interest in diet and obesity issues, and tobacco product waste and pollution. Her current work explores tobacco control policy issues in the U.S. military, including industry influence over policy development and implementation and how military personnel, veterans, and public health professionals view and engage with tobacco control policy issues in the military.

Interests

Publications

The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis. Tob Control. 2015 Aug 28.
Tobacco use policy in military housing. Mil Med. 2015 Jun; 180(6):612-4.
"It's Not a Priority When We're in Combat": Public Health Professionals and Military Tobacco Control Policy. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr; 105(4):660-4.
"Throwing a rock at their armored tank": civilian authority and military tobacco control. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:1292.
Is it time for a tobacco-free military? N Engl J Med. 2014 Aug 14; 371(7):589-91.
It is time to plan the tobacco endgame. BMJ. 2014; 348:g1453.
Tobacco Control Endgames: Global initiatives and implications for the UK. 2014.
Mediatory myths in the u.s. Military: tobacco use as "stress relief". Am J Health Promot. 2014 Nov-Dec; 29(2):115-22.
Questions for a tobacco-free future. Tob Control. 2013 May; 22 Suppl 1:i1-2.
"They're going to die anyway": smoking shelters at veterans' facilities. Am J Public Health. 2013 Apr; 103(4):604-12.
Military exceptionalism or tobacco exceptionalism: how civilian health leaders' beliefs may impede military tobacco control efforts. Am J Public Health. 2013 Apr; 103(4):599-604.
Why strong tobacco control measures "can't" be implemented in the U.S. Military: a qualitative analysis. Mil Med. 2012 Oct; 177(10):1202-7.
Corporate image and public health: an analysis of the Philip Morris, Kraft, and Nestlé websites. J Health Commun. 2012; 17(5):582-600.
Whose butt is it? tobacco industry research about smokers and cigarette butt waste. Tob Control. 2011 May; 20 Suppl 1:i2-9.
Forcing the Navy to sell cigarettes on ships: how the tobacco industry and politicians torpedoed Navy tobacco control. Am J Public Health. 2011 Mar; 101(3):404-11.
Covering their butts: responses to the cigarette litter problem. Tob Control. 2011 Mar; 20(2):100-6.
"Willful misconduct": how the US government prevented tobacco-disabled veterans from obtaining disability pensions. Am J Public Health. 2010 Jul; 100(7):1166-73.
Contact me soon!!! Confidential, risk-free opportunity! Tob Control. 2009 Aug; 18(4):249.
Tobacco promotion to military personnel: "the plums are here to be plucked". Mil Med. 2009 Aug; 174(8):797-806.
"Everywhere the soldier will be": wartime tobacco promotion in the US military. Am J Public Health. 2009 Sep; 99(9):1595-602.
Cigarettes butts and the case for an environmental policy on hazardous cigarette waste. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 May; 6(5):1691-705.
Philip Morris's health information web site appears responsible but undermines public health. Public Health Nurs. 2008 Nov-Dec; 25(6):554-64.
"If you know you exist, it's just marketing poison": meanings of tobacco industry targeting in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jun; 98(6):996-1003.
Is tobacco a gay issue? Interviews with leaders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Cult Health Sex. 2008 Feb; 10(2):143-57.
Death at a discount: how the tobacco industry thwarted tobacco control policies in US military commissaries. Tob Control. 2007 Feb; 16(1):38-46.
How the health belief model helps the tobacco industry: individuals, choice, and "information". Tob Control. 2006 Dec; 15 Suppl 4:iv37-43.
'We will speak as the smoker': the tobacco industry's smokers' rights groups. Eur J Public Health. 2007 Jun; 17(3):306-13.
Pictures worth a thousand words: noncommercial tobacco content in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual press. J Health Commun. 2006 Oct-Nov; 11(7):635-49.
'It's interesting how few people die from smoking': tobacco industry efforts to minimize risk and discredit health promotion. Eur J Public Health. 2007 Apr; 17(2):162-70.
Philip Morris's Project Sunrise: weakening tobacco control by working with it. Tob Control. 2006 Jun; 15(3):215-23.
What makes an ad a cigarette ad? Commercial tobacco imagery in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual press. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2005 Dec; 59(12):1086-91.
The perimetric boycott: a tool for tobacco control advocacy. Tob Control. 2005 Aug; 14(4):272-7.
"Creative Solutions": selling cigarettes in a smoke-free world. Tob Control. 2004 Mar; 13(1):57-63.
Thinking the "unthinkable": why Philip Morris considered quitting. Tob Control. 2003 Jun; 12(2):208-13.
The outing of Philip Morris: advertising tobacco to gay men. Am J Public Health. 2003 Jun; 93(6):988-93.
From adversary to target market: the ACT-UP boycott of Philip Morris. Tob Control. 2003 Jun; 12(2):203-7.
Altria means tobacco: Philip Morris's identity crisis. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr; 93(4):553-6.
Elizabeth A. Smith
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