Mignonne Guy, Ph.D.
Massey Cancer Center research program membership
Cancer Prevention and Control
Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies, College of Humanities and Sciences
PhD, University of Arizona (2009)
MA, University of Arizona (2009)
My interests focus on social, behavioral, biological, and environmental determinants that contribute to health inequities and tobacco/cancer disparities among racial/ethnic minoritized populations and other marginalized groups. My work in tobacco regulatory sciences aims to understand how flavors and tobacco product characteristics influence the uptake and maintenance of tobacco products, strategies used by tobacco industry to market flavored products, and the influence of peer-to-peer social media marketing on consumers' perceptions and knowledge of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and electronic cigarettes. My intervention research seeks to develop effective strategies that reduce cigarette and cigar use among African-American young adults. My work includes mixed-methods approaches applied to transdisciplinary collaborations to identify effective policies and community and clinical interventions that reduce disparities.
Disease focus of research
Addiction,Cancer disparities,Cancer risk behaviors,Prevention/population health,Tobacco
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
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