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Tobacco Policy Research Program

Department of Health Services Management & Policy

Hadii M. Mamudu

Hadii M. Mamudu

Hadii M. Mamudu, PhD, MPA 

Associate Professor of Public Health 
423-439-4484 / 
Room G42-D, Lamb Hall


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of California, San Francisco, USA 
PhD, Political Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA 
MA, Political Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA 
MPA, Political Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana-PA, USA 
BA, Political Science and Philosophy, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana


Undergraduate level

  • Health Systems
  • International Relations
  • Politics of Africa
  • Research Methods
  • Comparative Politics

Graduate level

  • Health Policy and Politics
  • Rural Health Research and Practice
  • Introduction to Biostatistics


Cardiovascular Health Management, Global Health (non-communicable diseases; NCDs), Tobacco Control
(domestic, regional, and global), Public Health Policy (domestic, regional, and global), the WHO Framework
Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), Wellness and Health Promotion, Health Services Research, Policy
Analysis, and Observational and Epidemiological Studies and Diffusion Studies.


Mamudu, H. Stakeholder Analysis of Adoption and Implementation of a Statewide Smoke-free Policy in a Tobacco Producing State: Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act.  RDC, 2010-2011.


Owusu D, Aibangbee J, Collins C, Robertson C, Wang L, Littleton MA, Boghozian R, Casenburg V, Mamudu HM. The Use of E-cigarettes Among School-Going Adolescents in a Predominantly Rural Environment of Central Appalachia. J Community Health. 2016 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27868166

Owusu D, Mamudu HM, John RM, Ibrahim A, Ouma AE, Veeranki SP. Never-Smoking Adolescents' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Africa. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Dec;51(6):983-998. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.08.040.
PMID: 27866598

Veeranki SP, John RM, Ibrahim A, Pillendla D, Thrasher JF, Owusu D, Ouma AE, Mamudu HM. Age of smoking initiation among adolescents in Africa. Int J Public Health. 2016 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27572496

Panchal HB, Veeranki SP, Bhatheja S, Barry N, Mahmud E, Budoff M, Lavine SJ, Mamudu HM, Paul TK. Fractional flow reserve using computed tomography for assessing coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016 Sep;17(9):694-700. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000415. PMID: 27472038

Mamudu HM
, Paul TK, Wang L, Veeranki SP, Panchal HB, Alamian A, Sarnosky K, Budoff M. The effects of multiple coronary artery disease risk factors on subclinical atherosclerosis in a rural population in the United States.
Prev Med. 2016 Jul;88:140-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.04.003.
PMID: 27090918

Mamudu HM
, Paul T, Veeranki SP, Wang L, Panchal HB, Budoff M. Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Relationship With Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease in a Rural Population.
Am J Med Sci. 2015 Oct;350(4):257-62. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0000000000000548.
PMID: 26332729

Mamudu HM
, Veeranki SP, John RM, Kioko DM, Ogwell Ouma AE. Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Adolescents in West Africa.Am J Public Health. 2015 Sep;105(9):1823-30. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302661.
PMID: 26180960

Veeranki SP, Mamudu HM, John RM, Ouma AE. Prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among school-going adolescents in Madagascar. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2015 Sep;5(3):239-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jegh.2014.12.005.
PMID: 26044844

Mamudu HM
, Veeranki SP, Kioko DM, Boghozian RK, Littleton MA. Exploring Support for 100% College Tobacco-Free Policies and Tobacco-Free Campuses Among College Tobacco Users.
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2016 Jan-Feb;22(1):29-39. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000262.
PMID: 25859902

Veeranki SP, Mamudu HM, Zheng S, John RM, Cao Y, Kioko D, Anderson J, Ouma AE. Secondhand smoke exposure among never-smoking youth in 168 countries.
J Adolesc Health. 2015 Feb;56(2):167-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.09.014.
PMID: 25529618

Russell A, Wainwright M, Mamudu H. A Chilling Example? Uruguay, Philip Morris International, and WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Med Anthropol Q. 2015 Jun;29(2):256-77. doi: 10.1111/maq.12141.
PMID: 25331730

Mamudu HM
, Paul TK, Veeranki SP, Budoff M. The effects of coronary artery calcium screening on behavioral modification, risk perception, and medication adherence among asymptomatic adults: a systematic review. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Oct;236(2):338-50. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2014.07.022. Review.
PMID: 25128971

Wang L, Mamudu HM, Alamian A, Anderson JL, Brooks B. Independent and joint effects of prenatal maternal smoking and maternal exposure to second-hand smoke on the development of adolescent obesity: a longitudinal study. J Paediatr Child Health. 2014 Nov;50(11):908-15. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12667. PMID: 24920104

Cairney P, Mamudu H. The global tobacco control 'endgame': change the policy environment to implement the FCTC. J Public Health Policy. 2014 Nov;35(4):506-17. doi: 10.1057/jphp.2014.18. PMID: 24831675

Mamudu HM, Dadkar S, Veeranki SP, He Y, Barnes R, Glantz SA. Multiple streams approach to tobacco control policymaking in a tobacco-growing state. J Community Health. 2014 Aug;39(4):633-45. doi: 10.1007/s10900-013-9814-6.
PMID: 24370600

Veeranki SP, Mamudu HM, Anderson JL, Zheng S.Worldwide never-smoking youth susceptibility to smoking. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Feb;54(2):144-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.07.036.
PMID: 24060576

Mamudu HM
, Veeranki SP. Tobacco control in Tennessee: It's time for local control. Tennessee Medicine
October 2013: 37-41

Mamudu HM, John RM, Veeranki SP, Ouma EOOA. The odd man out in Sub-Saharan Africa:
Understanding the tobacco use behavior in Madagascar. BMC Public Health 13(1):866

Mamudu HM, Veeranki PS. 2013. Tobacco use among school-going children (11-17 years) in Ghana.
Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 15(8):1355-64

Mamudu HM, Veeranki PS, He Y, Dadkar S, and Boone E. 2011. University personnel's attitudes and
behaviors toward the first tobacco-free policy in Tennessee. Journal of Community Health, 37(4): 855-64

Mamudu HM, Gonzalez M, Glantz SA. 2011. The Nature, Scope and Development of the Global Tobacco Control Epistemic Community.  American Journal of Public Health 101(11): 2044-54.

Mamudu HM, Yang JS, Novotny TE. 2011. UN Resolution on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases: An Opportunity for Global Action. Global Public Health 6(4):347-353

Mamudu HM, Hammond R, Glantz SA. 2011. International Trade vs. Public Health Issue during the FCTC Negotiations, 1999-2003. Tobacco Control, 20:e3

Mamudu HM, Glantz SA. 2009. Civil Society and the Negotiation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Global Public Health, 4:150-168

Mamudu HM, Studlar DT. 2009. Multilevel Governance and Shared Sovereignty: The European Union, Member States, and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Governance; 22(1):73-97

Mamudu HM, Hammond R, Glantz SA. 2008. Tobacco Industry Attempts to Counter World Bank Curbing the Epidemic and Obstruct the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Social Science and Medicine; 67(11): 1690-9

Mamudu HM, Hammond R, Glantz SA 2008. "Project Cerberus": Tobacco Industry Strategy to Create an Alternative to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. American Journal of Public Health 98: 1630-42

Otanez, MG, Mamudu HM, Glantz SA. 2009. Tobacco Companies Use Malawi to Lobby Against Global Tobacco Control. American Journal of Public Health 99(10): 1759-1771

Otanez, MG, Mamudu HM, Glantz, S A. 2007. Global Leaf Companies Control the Tobacco Market in Malawi. Tobacco Control 16, 261-9


Cairney P, Studlar DT, Mamudu HM. 2012. Global Tobacco Control: Power, Policy Governance and Transfer. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mamudu HM, Dadkar S, Veeranki PS, He Y. 2011. Tobacco Control in Tennessee: Stakeholder Analysis of the Development of the Non-Smokers Protection Act, 2007.  University of California: eScholarship. Available at:

Novotny TE, Mamudu HM. 2008. Progression of tobacco control policies: implications for global action and for tobacco control in developing countries. Washington, D.C.: World Bank

Mamudu HM. 2008. The Politics of the Evolution of Global Tobacco Control: The Formation and Functioning of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Germany: VDM Book Publication


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