Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, OH USA.
Dr. Ashley L. Merianos, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Services at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Merianos has extensive training and experience in the epidemiology and prevention of substance use with an emphasis on tobacco control. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and Tobacco Treatment Specialist. The National Institutes of Health has successfully funded her active projects on tobacco control as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator. Dr. Merianos has co-authored over 130 peer-reviewed publications in scholarly journals and delivered over 120 professional presentations. Dr. Merianos is an American Academy of Pediatrics Tobacco Consortium Member and Thirdhand Smoke Research Consortium Affiliate Researcher.