Harry A. Lando PhD » Faculty

Research Interests:Global issues in tobacco reduction, smoking cessation, treatment of medically compromised smokers

Professor, Epidemiology & Community Health

Work 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

Member: University of Minnesota Cancer Center

Expertise:

Tobacco: Cessation, Tobacco: Policy

Courses:

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

Selected Publications:

Lando, H.  Promoting tobacco cessation in low- and middle-income countries.  Journal of Smoking Cessation in press.

Lando, H, Michaud, M, Poston, C, Jahnke, S, Williams, L, Haddock, K. Banning cigarette smoking on US Navy submarines:  A case study.  Tobacco Control doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2014-051624.

Lifson, A, Lando, H. Smoking and HIV: Prevalence, health risks and cessation strategies. Current HIV/AIDS Reports  2012;9:223-230.

Dresler, C, Lando, H, Schneider, N, Sehgal, H.  Human rights based approach to tobacco control.  Tobacco Control . 2012;21:208-211.

Lando, H, Hipple, B, Muramoto, M, Klein, J, Prokhorov, A, Ossip, D, Winickoff, J. Tobacco control and Children: An international perspective.  Pediatric Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology 2010;23(2):99-103.

Muramoto M, Lando H. Faculty development in tobacco cessation: A strategy for training health professionals and promoting tobacco control in developing countries. Drug and Alcohol Review 2009;28(5):498-506.