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Tobacco Policy Research Program

Department of Health Services Management & Policy

School Based Tobacco Free Policy

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Tobacco-free Colleges and Universities Research

East Tennessee State University has been Tobacco Free since August 11, 2008. The Tobacco Free ETSU campaign was relaunched in November 2013 in conjunction with the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout

The ETSU Tobacco Research Program conducts research on tobacco use and tobacco policies in higher educational institutions in Tennessee and nationwide.As part of the school-based tobacco free policy, in an effort to enhance awareness, the research program promotes 100% tobacco-free campuses, striving to develop a college/university model as a paradigm for other higher educational institutions in Tennessee and across the nation.

Reports

Mamudu HM; Veeranki SP; and He Y. A Report on Tobacco Control: A Survey on Tobacco Use and Control among University Personnel in Tennessee. Tobacco Policy Research Program, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, May 2011

 He Y; Mamudu HM; Veeranki P. A Report on Tobacco Control: A Survey on Tobacco Use and Control among College Students in Tennessee. Tobacco Policy Research Program. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, May 2012

Conference Presentations

He Y, Mamudu HM, Veeranki SP, Chen Y, Khoygani R. Tobacco use and impact of tobacco- free campus policy among college students in Central Appalachia. Appalachian Student  Research Forum, April 2012

Veeranki SP, Mamudu HM, Freeman B. Community Determinants of College based Tobacco-free Policies in the United States: A mixed- methods approach. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Oct - Nov 2011

Veeranki SP, Mamudu HM. Promoting 100% tobacco-free environment in Tennessee: A shifting venues systems' approach. Appalachian Student Research Forum, March 2011.

 He Y, Mamudu HM, Veeranki SP, Dadkar S. Effective model of Tobacco Control in Higher Education System: A Survey on 100% Tobacco-free Campus Policy of East Tennessee State University. Appalachian Student Research Forum, March 2011
Mamudu HM, Veeranki SP, He Y.  A Model for Effective Health Communication: Promoting 100% Tobacco-Free Policy in the Tennessee Higher Education System. Convergence 2010. National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media, August 2010

Mamudu HM, Veeranki SP. A comparative multivariate analysis of school personnel attitudes and behaviors toward smoke free college campus: The case of East Tennessee State University smoke free policy. Canadian Society of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, National Student Conference, May 2010, Kingston, ON, Canada.

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Tobacco-Free Schools

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  • Chattanooga State Community College
  • Cleveland State Community College
  • Columbia State Community College
  • Dyersburg State Community College
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Jackson State Community College
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Motlow State Community College
  • Nashville State Community College
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • University of Memphis
  • Volunteer State Community College

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