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Justin Byron, PhD, MHS

Assistant Professor

Biographical Information

Dr. Byron is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

He earned his PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Global Public Health and has 10 years of experience in health research.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Byron uses behavioral science to learn how to improve health communication to support health policies in the US and abroad. He focuses on tobacco control and is currently developing a smoking cessation campaign for people who use both e-cigarettes and cigarettes. He also studies public perceptions of a possible FDA reduced nicotine cigarette policy.

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