Dr. Jasjit S. Ahluwalia
Professor, Behavioural and Social Sciences & Internal Medicine
Brown University, School of Public Health & Alpert School of Medicine
Dr. Ahluwalia is a physician, public health scientist and professor at Brown University’s Schools of Public Health and Medicine, and is the Associate Director for Population Sciences at the Brown Cancer Center. He has been in academic medicine since 1992 and has been a practicing physician, faculty member, department chair, Associate Dean and Center Director in medical schools, and School of Public Health Dean. His primary research areas are health disparities and smoking cessation and nicotine addiction in African-American smokers. He has been continuously funded by NIH for 25 years and has published more than 350 manuscripts. Ahluwalia has served on the U.S. government’s National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities, on the SRNT Board of Directors, and is currently appointed to the Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health chaired by the US Surgeon General. Dr. Ahluwalia trained at NYU, received a MD and MPH at Tulane University, a Medicine residency at UNC Chapel Hill, and a clinical epidemiology fellowship at Harvard Medical School, where he received a masters degree in health policy.
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