Kurt M. Ribisl, Ph.D. is Jo Anne Earp Distinguished Professor and Chair in the Department of Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also the Program Leader for Cancer Prevention and Control at UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Ribisl’s primary research interest is population-level efforts to reduce tobacco use, with a particular emphasis on regulating the sales and marketing of tobacco products at retail outlets. He has researched tobacco product marketing, pricing, promotions, and youth access, as well as how to regulate e-cigarettes at the local, state, and federal level. He has collaborated with Stephanie Wheeler and Ethan Basch.
Professor and Chair, Health Behavior; Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control, UNC-Chapel Hill