Area(s) of expertise: Cancer, Behavioral Science, Prevention
Summary of expertise:
Damon Vidrine, M.S., Dr.P.H., assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, is an expert resource available to provide commentary on tobacco-related issues, including smoking in minority populations; tobacco cessation; tips for choosing between some of the most common nicotine replacement products; targeted mobile-phone delivered interventions and assessments; and health-related quality of life outcomes.
Tobacco use and cessation
Tobacco-related health disparities
Cigarette smoking in special populations
Mobile phone-delivered interventions and assessments
Health-related quality of life/functional status outcomes
Dr. Vidrine completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention - Behavioral Science at MD Anderson Cancer Center under Ellen R. Gritz in 2006. He earned a Dr.P.H. in Disease Control, Concentration in Epidemiology and Behavioral Science from The University of Texas School of Public Health in 2002. He received a Master's in Health Promotion/Health Education in 1997 and a Bachelor's in Psychology/Biology in 1992 from The University of North Texas.
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