Elizabeth Smith, PhD

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.

Publications

Smith EA, Jahnke SA, Poston WS, Williams LN, Haddock CK, Schroeder SA, Malone RE. Is it time for a tobacco-free military? N Engl J Med. 2014 Aug 14; 371(7):589-91.
Malone R, McDaniel P, Smith E. It is time to plan the tobacco endgame. BMJ. 2014; 348:g1453.
Smith EA, Malone RE. Mediatory myths in the u.s. Military: tobacco use as "stress relief". Am J Health Promot. 2014 Nov-Dec; 29(2):115-22.
Smith EA. Questions for a tobacco-free future. Tob Control. 2013 May; 22 Suppl 1:i1-2.
Offen N, Smith EA, Malone RE. "They're going to die anyway": smoking shelters at veterans' facilities. Am J Public Health. 2013 Apr; 103(4):604-12.
Smith EA, Malone RE. 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.
Smith EA, Malone RE. 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.
Smith E. Corporate image and public health: an analysis of the Philip Morris, Kraft, and Nestlé websites. J Health Commun. 2012; 17(5):582-600.
Smith EA, Novotny TE. Whose butt is it? tobacco industry research about smokers and cigarette butt waste. Tob Control. 2011 May; 20 Suppl 1:i2-9.
Offen N, Arvey SR, Smith EA, Malone RE. 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.
Smith EA, McDaniel PA. Covering their butts: responses to the cigarette litter problem. Tob Control. 2011 Mar; 20(2):100-6.
Offen N, Smith EA, Malone RE. "Willful misconduct": how the US government prevented tobacco-disabled veterans from obtaining disability pensions. Am J Public Health. 2010 Jul; 100(7):1166-73.
Malone RE, Smith EA. Contact me soon!!! Confidential, risk-free opportunity! Tob Control. 2009 Aug; 18(4):249.
Smith EA, Malone RE. Tobacco promotion to military personnel: "the plums are here to be plucked". Mil Med. 2009 Aug; 174(8):797-806.
Smith EA, Malone RE. "Everywhere the soldier will be": wartime tobacco promotion in the US military. Am J Public Health. 2009 Sep; 99(9):1595-602.
Novotny TE, Lum K, Smith E, Wang V, Barnes R. 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.
Smith EA, Malone RE. Philip Morris's health information web site appears responsible but undermines public health. Public Health Nurs. 2008 Nov-Dec; 25(6):554-64.
Smith EA, Thomson K, Offen N, Malone RE. "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.
Offen N, Smith EA, Malone RE. 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.
Smith EA, Blackman VS, Malone RE. Death at a discount: how the tobacco industry thwarted tobacco control policies in US military commissaries. Tob Control. 2007 Feb; 16(1):38-46.
Balbach ED, Smith EA, Malone RE. How the health belief model helps the tobacco industry: individuals, choice, and "information". Tob Control. 2006 Dec; 15 Suppl 4:iv37-43.
Smith EA, Malone RE. 'We will speak as the smoker': the tobacco industry's smokers' rights groups. Eur J Public Health. 2007 Jun; 17(3):306-13.
Smith EA, Offen N, Malone RE. 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.
Smith EA. '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.
McDaniel PA, Smith EA, Malone RE. Philip Morris's Project Sunrise: weakening tobacco control by working with it. Tob Control. 2006 Jun; 15(3):215-23.
Smith EA, Offen N, Malone RE. 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.
Offen N, Smith EA, Malone RE. The perimetric boycott: a tool for tobacco control advocacy. Tob Control. 2005 Aug; 14(4):272-7.
Smith EA, Malone RE. "Creative Solutions": selling cigarettes in a smoke-free world. Tob Control. 2004 Mar; 13(1):57-63.
Smith EA, Malone RE. Thinking the "unthinkable": why Philip Morris considered quitting. Tob Control. 2003 Jun; 12(2):208-13.
Smith EA, Malone RE. The outing of Philip Morris: advertising tobacco to gay men. Am J Public Health. 2003 Jun; 93(6):988-93.
Offen N, Smith EA, Malone RE. From adversary to target market: the ACT-UP boycott of Philip Morris. Tob Control. 2003 Jun; 12(2):203-7.
Smith EA, Malone RE. Altria means tobacco: Philip Morris's identity crisis. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr; 93(4):553-6.

Interests

Elizabeth A. Smith
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