Dana Mowls Carroll, Ph.D., M.P.H. (2015-2017)
Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences at Masonic Cancer Center and University of Minnesota
Dr. Dana Carroll is an epidemiologist committed to reducing health disparities particularly driven by commercial tobacco use. Her research spans a continuum from analyses of large epidemiologic surveys to clinical trials and community-based participatory research. Over the past several years she has had the opportunity to collaborate with multiple American Indian communities on projects examining susceptibility to smoking and lung cancer through analyses of genetic data and biomarkers. More recently, she been working with American Indian communities on developing personalized and cultural-tailored approaches to smoking cessation. She also conducts research to inform tobacco regulatory science efforts with a focus on how to make the cigarette itself less appealing and deadly.