Andrea Villanti, PhD, MPH (she/her/hers)
Open to Doctoral Students
Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Society, and Policy at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Previously, Dr. Villanti served on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Vermont and as Director for Regulatory Science and Policy in the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative. Dr. Villanti’s research focuses on young adult tobacco use including predictors and patterns of use and interventions to reduce tobacco use in young adults. She received her doctorate in social and behavioral sciences from Johns Hopkins University and her Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University.
Dr. Villanti’s primary focus is on young adult tobacco use, including predictors and patterns of use and interventions to reduce tobacco use in young adults. She also has expertise in population surveillance of tobacco and substance use and translational research to improve substance use-related policy and program decision-making, including tobacco regulatory science.