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Area of Expertise: Health Risk Behaviors
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Erin Sutfin, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences

Sutfin is a developmental psychologist whose research focuses on health-risk behaviors including alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Her research activities are primarily concentrated on tobacco use, prevention, and cessation among adolescents and young adults. She currently participates in a number of research studies in the areas of tobacco use, tobacco cessation, secondhand smoke exposure, and high-risk drinking among college students.


developmental psychology, health risk behaviors, alcohol abuse, tobacco abuse, drug abuse, prevention, cessation


Wake Forest and UNC awarded FDA, NIH grant to create Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communications

Erin L. Sutfin, Ph.D., assistant professor of social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest Baptist, will lead a project that will focus on effective risk communication of novel tobacco products targeted at adolescents and young adults.


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