Dr Amanda L. Graham

Chief Health Officer

Truth Initiative


Dr. Graham is Chief Health Officer at Truth Initiative where leads a cross-functional team that develops, evaluates, and disseminates digital programs for tobacco cessation. She is also Professor of Medicine (adjunct) at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and Professor of Oncology (adjunct) at Georgetown University Medical Center. For the past 25 years, Dr. Graham’s research has focused on technology-based tobacco cessation interventions for people of all ages. She led the development of the first vaping cessation program for teens and young adults, now in use by over 700,000 young people.  A randomized control trial demonstrating its effectiveness among young adults was published in 2021 (results from an adolescent RCT currently under review). She has published over 120 peer reviewed manuscripts, serves on National Institutes of Health study sections and numerous journal editorial boards, and regularly serves as an expert resource for national and local media outlets.

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