D&I Pilot Awards

D&I Pilot Awards

2020 awardees

Advancing equity in tobacco control

Sarah Mills

Sarah Mills, PhD, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Research question:

  • Which tobacco control policies advance health equity?

Transitioning to public health enforcement of retail tobacco control policies: Benefits, barriers, and local lessons learned

Ilana Raskind

Ilana Raskind, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute (formerly Stanford Medicine)

Research question:

  • What are the potential benefits of, and barriers to, health department enforcement of retail tobacco laws?

2019 awardees

Youth perceptions and counter-messages to the e-cigarette retail environment

Shivani Mathur Gaiha

Shivani Mathur Gaiha, PhD, Stanford Medicine

Bonnie Halpern-Felsher

Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, Stanford Medicine

Research questions:

  • How do youth and young adults perceive the e-cigarette retail environment?
  • What factors increase youth susceptibility to use e-cigarettes?

Effects of tobacco retail policy on youth tobacco risk perceptions, intentions, and product use

Erin Vogel

Erin Vogel, PhD, Stanford Medicine

Research questions:

  • What is the association between strength of local retail policy and youth perceptions, susceptibility, and tobacco use?
  • How do novel retail policies affect youth?