Craig S. Ross, PhD, MBA
|Title||Research Assistant Professor|
|Institution||Boston University School of Public Health|
|Address||715 Albany St Talbot Building|
|2015||Boston University School of Public Health/Medical School:
Nominee - Early Independence Award|
|2014||Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine:
New Investigator Award|
|2014||-||2019||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
5U48DP005045-02 - Monitoring the Marketing of Alcohol to Reduce Youth Exposure|
|2013||Boston University School of Public Health:
Best Research Poster - Fall Research Symposium|
|2013||Society of Epidemiologic Research:
Finalist - Innovative Methods in Epidemiologic Research|
|2012||Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine:
Finalist - New Investigator|
|2011||Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine:
Finalist - New Investigator|
|2011||-||2015||National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:
R01AA020309 - ABRAND Alcohol Brand Research Among Underage Youth|
|2009||-||2014||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
U58DP002072 - Monitoring the Marketing of Alcohol to Reduce Youth Exposure|
|2009||-||2013||Boston University School of Public Health:
T32-HD052458 Boston University Reproductive Perinatal and Pediatric Training Grant|
|2008||Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
Food Advertising and Childhood Obesity|
|2002||-||2008||Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Pew Charitable Trusts:
Alcohol Marketing and Youth|
Craig S. Ross is a Research Assistant Professor in the Epidemiology Department at the Boston University School of Public Health.
His research interests include substance use, particularly substance use initiation, social and familial determinants of substance abuse, and health concerns of vulnerable populations including immigrants, youth, and women. He is also interested in novel research designs using ecological momentary assessment methods to examine real-life contexts for substance use.
Dr. Ross has been the primary scientific advisor to the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth since its inception in 2002. He has developed innovative research methods to examine the influence of media exposure on alcohol use, particularly among underage drinkers. Dr. Ross has also collaborated for researchers at The Center on Media and Child Health at Boston Children’s Hospital to investigate media exposure and alcohol initiation. He received in Ph.D. in epidemiology in 2014 from the Boston University School of Public Health where he was awarded a pre-doctoral training grant through the Boston University Reproductive Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology (BURPPE) program. He received in Masters in Business Administration from Northeastern University in 1991 and his B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1982.
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