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Harry A. Lando PhD

Professor

School of Public HealthDivision of Epidemiology & Community Health

Address Div. Epidemiology & Community Health 1300 S. 2nd Street, Suite 300 Minneapolis MN 55454 United States Work Phone: 612-624-1877
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Biography:

Harry Lando received his Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University. His principal research interests are in global tobacco reduction; smoking intervention, including intervention in medically compromised and high-risk populations; and public policy changes relevant to smoking. He co-teaches a course on prevention and control of tobacco and alcohol problems and co-teaches a doctoral seminar series on principles of human behavior.

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • B.A. in Psychology, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Expertise:

Tobacco: Cessation, Tobacco: Policy

Professional Experience:

  • 2006-present Distinguished International Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
  • 1992-present Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
  • 2006-present Deputy Regional Editor, Addiction
  • 2006 Co-chair, Program Committee, People Track
  • 2006 World Conference on Tobacco OR Health
  • 2004-present, Chair, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Global Network Committee
  • 2003-2004 President, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
  • 2002-2003 President, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
  • 2000-present Member, Youth Tobacco Consortium, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2000-2006 Assistant Editor, Addiction
  • 2000-2003 Chair, Social and Participatory Study Section, State of California, Tobacco Related Disease Research Program
  • 1996-1999 Division Training Chair, Division of Epidemiology
  • 1988-1992 Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
  • 1985-1986 Visiting Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute
  • 1972-1988 Assistant Professor – Professor, Department of Psychology, Iowa State University

Honors:

  • 2006 University of Minnesota Award for Global Engagement
  • 2005 Distinguished Service Award. Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco for service as Chair, Pre-Meeting Conference: Issues and Opportunities in Global Tobacco Research

Research Interests:

Global issues in tobacco reduction, smoking cessation, treatment of medically compromised smokers Member: University of Minnesota Cancer Center

Selected Publications:

  • Lando, H., Borrelli, B., Muramoto, M., Ward, K. Perspectives on the role of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in promoting global tobacco research and reducing tobacco harm. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2006;8:761-765.
  • Lando, H. Reflections on 30+ years of smoking cessation research: From the individual to the world. Invited contribution. Drug and Alcohol Review 2006;25:5-14.
  • Stillman, F., Wipfli, H., Lando, H., Leischow, S., Samet, J. Building capacity y for international tobacco control research: The Global Tobacco Research Network. American Journal of Public Health 2005;95:965-968.
  • Lando, H., Borrelli, B., Klein, L., Waverly, L., Stillman, F., Kassel, J., Warner, K. The landscape in global tobacco control research: A guide to gaining a foothold. American Journal of Public Health 2005;95:939-945.