John Pierce

Title(s)Professor, Family Medicine And Public Health
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    Stanford UniversityPhD1981Communication Research
    Stanford UniversityMA1981Psychology
    Canberra College of Adv EduGrad Dip Admin1977Public Administration
    McMaster UniversityMSc1975Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
    Monash University BSc Hon1971Physiology/Pharmacology

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    John Pierce, PhD is a Professor for Cancer Research in the Department of Family Medicine & Public Health. He has led the cancer prevention and control effort at UCSD since 1992. Currently, Dr. Pierce is director for population sciences at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.

    Dr. Pierce is recognized for his outstanding contributions to cancer prevention research for his work on the epidemiology of health behaviors, and in particular on tobacco smoking and nutrition in cancer care. He has been honored by a number of societies including American Association of Cancer Research and the Congress of Epidemiological Societies for his cancer prevention research.

    Dr. Pierce received his B.Sc. from Monash University in Australia, an M.Sc. from McMaster University in Canada and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He is a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology and also of the Society for Behavioral Medicine.

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    The role of ENDS use in changing rates of escalation and quitting of cigarette smoking in those under age 35 years in US population
    NIH/NCI R01CA234539Sep 11, 2018 - Aug 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Effect of Packaging on Smoking Perceptions and Behavior: A Randomized Trial
    NIH/NCI R01CA190347Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Parenting To Prevent Problem Behaviors
    NIH/NCI R01CA093982Jun 1, 2002 - May 31, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NCI R01CA069375Mar 5, 1998 - Nov 30, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH/NCRR M01RR000827Jan 27, 1997 - Nov 30, 2010
    Role: Co-Investigator
    NIH/NCI P01CA072092Aug 20, 1996 - May 31, 2002
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Specialized Cancer Center Support Grant
    NIH/NCI P30CA023100Apr 1, 1978 - Sep 29, 2012
    Role: Co-Investigator

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