At the core I am interested in how social, economic, and political
forces interact to produce both opportunities and
constraints on individuals' freedom to pursue and achieve their own
As a post-doc in the field of public health, I spend the largest chunk of my time researching in the fields of tobacco control and tobacco regulatory science. My current objective is to help the FDA understand the potential impact of tobacco regulatory proposals on public health, and particularly that of vulnerable populations such as those living in isolated rural areas.
Another important research area of my focus is substance abuse recovery. There seems to be a lot of value in milieu oriented programs that utilize the power of connection with others in recovery to facilitate success.
My cv is linked at the top, you can leave a question or comment at the bottom, and this is my dog...