Population research on patterns, determinants and control of tobacco use in adolescents and adults, using state, national and international surveys; 'hardening' of the population and 'hard-core' smoking; tobacco harm reduction; suboptimal nutrition as a risk factor for the development and maintenance of nicotine addiction; adverse childhood experiences and nicotine dependence and smoking cessation.
310 Kimball Tower
Buffalo NY, 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6952
Fax: (716) 829-6040
Gary A. Giovino's work has focused on surveillance of tobacco use and dependence among youth and adults in the United States. He more recently has facilitated the development of the Global Tobacco Surveillance System, with particular focus on the Global Adult Tobacco Survey and more recently on the Global Youth Tobacco Survey. In addition to his surveillance work, he is developing community-based projects on the use of lifestyle factors such as exercise and nutrition to facilitate smoking cessation. Giovino has received multiple national awards for his work.