Tobacco Products and Cancer Subcommittee

The AACR Tobacco Products and Cancer Subcommittee was convened in 2009 to foster scientific and policy initiatives to reduce the incidence of disease and mortality due to tobacco use. The subcommittee, consisting of experts in lung cancer, nicotine addiction, and smoking cessation, provides their subject matter expertise to the AACR Science Policy and Government Affairs Committee.

2018-2019  Subcommittee Members

Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD (2019)
Subcommittee Chairperson
Ensign Professor of Medicine
Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut
Denise R. Aberle, MD
Vice Chair of Research and Professor, Department of Radiological Science
Professor, Department of Bioengineering
Santa Monica, California
Thomas H. Brandon, PhD
Department Chair and Senior Member, Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa, Florida
Geoffrey T. Fong, PhD, FCAHS, FRSC
Professor of Psychology and Health Studies
University of Waterloo
Senior Investigator
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Toronto, Canada
Jennifer Rubin Grandis, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical Research
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Ellen R. Gritz, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Behavioral Science
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Dorothy K. Hatsukami, PhD
Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Control
Director, Tobacco Research Programs
University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ernest Hawk, MD, MPH
Vice President and Division Head, Department of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences
Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Fadlo R. Khuri MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Winship Cancer Institute
Atlanta, Georgia
Scott J. Leischow, PhD
Professor, Associate Director for Public Health
College of Health Solutions
Arizona State University
Phoenix, Arizona
Peter G. Shields, MD
Deputy Director, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Benjamin Toll, PhD
Chief of Tobacco Cessation and Health Behaviors, Department of Public Health Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Kasisomayajula Viswanath, PhD
Director, Health Communication Core
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
Graham Warren, MD, PhD
Vice Chairman for Research in Radiation Oncology, Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Stephanie Land, PhD, ex officio
Program Director and Statistician, Tobacco Control Research Branch
Behavioral Research Program
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

AACR Staff Contact

Audrey Jackson, PhD
Director of science and health policy

Emai‚Äčl or call 215-309-4350

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