Stanton A. Glantz, PhD
Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California San Francisco
Stanton A. Glantz, PhD, is a professor of medicine and director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California San Francisco. He conducts tobacco-related research ranging from the health effects of secondhand smoke (with particular emphasis on the cardiovascular system) to the efficacy of different tobacco control policies. His research on smoke-free workplaces was identified as one of the “top research advances for 2005” by the American Heart Association. In 2013, Dr. Glantz became the principal investigator for the $20 million 5-year Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science research program funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.