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Michael B. Siegel, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentCommunity Health Sciences
Address801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-5167
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-2573-9616
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Michael is a physician who completed his residency in Preventive Medicine at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and trained in epidemiology for two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta before coming to Boston. His primary research interest is in the area of tobacco control, focusing on secondhand smoke health effects, exposure, and policies, cigarette advertising and marketing practices and their effects on youths, and evaluation of tobacco control policies and their impact on youth and adult smoking behavior. His primary teaching is in the areas of mass communication, marketing, and public health advocacy. He is co-author of a book, entitled “Marketing Public Health: Strategies to Promote Social Change,” that grew out of his teaching experience at the School. He has been active in promoting smoke-free bar and restaurant policies throughout the country and has served as an expert witness in several major tobacco litigation cases.

 Publications
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  1. Albers AB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Siegel M, Jernigan DH. The relationship between alcohol price and brand choice among underage drinkers: are the most popular alcoholic brands consumed by youth the cheapest? Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Nov; 49(13):1833-43.
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  2. Siegel M, Negussie Y, Vanture S, Pleskunas J, Ross CS, King C. The relationship between gun ownership and stranger and nonstranger firearm homicide rates in the United States, 1981-2010. Am J Public Health. 2014 Oct; 104(10):1912-9.
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  3. Ross CS, Ostroff J, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. Youth alcohol brand consumption and exposure to brand advertising in magazines. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2014 Jul; 75(4):615-22.
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  4. Roberts SP, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. The relationships between alcohol source, autonomy in brand selection, and brand preference among youth in the USA. Alcohol Alcohol. 2014 Sep; 49(5):563-71.
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  5. Nhean S, Nyborn J, Hinchey D, Valerio H, Kinzel K, Siegel M, Jernigan DH. The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Jun; 49(7):779-82.
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  6. Fortunato EK, Siegel M, Ramirez RL, Ross C, Dejong W, Albers AB, Jernigan DH. Brand-specific consumption of flavored alcoholic beverages among underage youth in the United States. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2014 Jan; 40(1):51-7.
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  7. Wagener TL, Meier E, Hale JJ, Oliver ER, Warner ML, Driskill LM, Gillaspy SR, Siegel MB, Foster S. Pilot investigation of changes in readiness and confidence to quit smoking after e-cigarette experimentation and 1 week of use. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jan; 16(1):108-14.
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  8. Kponee KZ, Siegel M, Jernigan DH. The use of caffeinated alcoholic beverages among underage drinkers: Results of a national survey. Addict Behav. 2014 Jan; 39(1):253-8.
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  9. Siegel M, Ross CS, King C. The relationship between gun ownership and firearm homicide rates in the United States, 1981-2010. Am J Public Health. 2013 Nov; 103(11):2098-105.
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  10. Siegel M, Johnson RM, Tyagi K, Power K, Lohsen MC, Ayers AJ, Jernigan DH. Alcohol brand references in u.s. Popular music, 2009-2011. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Dec; 48(14):1475-84.
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  11. Siegel M, Ross CS, King C. A new proxy measure for state-level gun ownership in studies of firearm injury prevention. Inj Prev. 2014 Jun; 20(3):204-7.
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  12. Barbeau AM, Burda J, Siegel M. Perceived efficacy of e-cigarettes versus nicotine replacement therapy among successful e-cigarette users: a qualitative approach. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2013; 8(1):5.
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  13. Siegel M, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Fortunato EK, Albers AB, Heeren T, Rosenbloom DL, Ross C, Ostroff J, Rodkin S, King C, Borzekowski DL, Rimal RN, Padon AA, Eck RH, Jernigan DH. Brand-specific consumption of alcohol among underage youth in the United States. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Jul; 37(7):1195-203.
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  14. Siegel M, Grundman J, DeJong W, Naimi TS, King C, Albers AB, Williams RS, Jernigan DH. State-specific liquor excise taxes and retail prices in 8 US states, 2012. Subst Abus. 2013; 34(4):415-21.
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  15. Albers AB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Siegel M, Shoaff JR, Jernigan DH. Minimum financial outlays for purchasing alcohol brands in the U.S. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan; 44(1):67-70.
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  16. Siegel M, DeJong W, Albers AB, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. Differences in liquor prices between control state-operated and license-state retail outlets in the United States. Addiction. 2013 Feb; 108(2):339-47.
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  17. DiLoreto JT, Siegel M, Hinchey D, Valerio H, Kinzel K, Lee S, Chen K, Shoaff JR, Kenney J, Jernigan DH, DeJong W. Assessment of the average price and ethanol content of alcoholic beverages by brand--United States, 2011. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2012 Jul; 36(7):1288-97.
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  18. Siegel M, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Heeren T, Rosenbloom DL, Ross C, Ostroff J, Jernigan DH. Alcohol brand preferences of underage youth: results from a pilot survey among a national sample. Subst Abus. 2011 Oct; 32(4):191-201.
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  19. Siegel M. A lost opportunity for public health--the FDA advisory committee report on menthol. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 9; 364(23):2177-9.
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  20. Giga NM, Binakonsky J, Ross C, Siegel M. The nature and extent of flavored alcoholic beverage consumption among underage youth: results of a national brand-specific survey. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2011 Jul; 37(4):229-34.
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  21. Siegel MB, Naimi TS, Cremeens JL, Nelson DE. Alcoholic beverage preferences and associated drinking patterns and risk behaviors among high school youth. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Apr; 40(4):419-26.
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  22. Siegel MB, Tanwar KL, Wood KS. Electronic cigarettes as a smoking-cessation: tool results from an online survey. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Apr; 40(4):472-5.
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  23. Siegel M, DiLoreto J, Johnson A, Fortunato EK, DeJong W. Development and pilot testing of an Internet-based survey instrument to measure the alcohol brand preferences of U.S. youth. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Apr; 35(4):765-72.
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  24. Binakonsky J, Giga N, Ross C, Siegel M. Jello shot consumption among older adolescents: a pilot study of a newly identified public health problem. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(6):828-35.
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  25. Nyborn JA, Wukitsch K, Nhean S, Siegel M. Alcohol advertising on Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority transit system: an assessment of youths' and adults' exposure. Am J Public Health. 2009 Nov; 99 Suppl 3:S644-8.
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  26. Albers AB, Biener L, Siegel M, Cheng DM, Rigotti NA. Impact of parental home smoking policies on policy choices of independently living young adults. Tob Control. 2009 Jun; 18(3):245-8.
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  27. Albers AB, Biener L, Siegel M, Cheng DM, Rigotti N. Household smoking bans and adolescent antismoking attitudes and smoking initiation: findings from a longitudinal study of a Massachusetts youth cohort. Am J Public Health. 2008 Oct; 98(10):1886-93.
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  28. Siegel M, Albers AB, Cheng DM, Hamilton WL, Biener L. Local restaurant smoking regulations and the adolescent smoking initiation process: results of a multilevel contextual analysis among Massachusetts youth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 May; 162(5):477-83.
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  29. Siegel M. Is the tobacco control movement misrepresenting the acute cardiovascular health effects of secondhand smoke exposure? An analysis of the scientific evidence and commentary on the implications for tobacco control and public health practice. Epidemiol Perspect Innov. 2007; 4:12.
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  30. Albers AB, Siegel M, Cheng DM, Biener L, Rigotti NA. Effect of smoking regulations in local restaurants on smokers' anti-smoking attitudes and quitting behaviours. Tob Control. 2007 Apr; 16(2):101-6.
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  31. Thomson CC, Hamilton WL, Siegel MB, Biener L, Rigotti NA. Effect of local youth-access regulations on progression to established smoking among youths in Massachusetts. Tob Control. 2007 Apr; 16(2):119-26.
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  32. Siegel M, Blum A. FDA regulation of tobacco: reprieve for the Marlboro man? Lancet. 2006 Jul 22; 368(9532):266-8.
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  33. Deverell M, Randolph C, Albers A, Hamilton W, Siegel M. Diffusion of local restaurant smoking regulations in Massachusetts: identifying disparities in health protection for population subgroups. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2006 May-Jun; 12(3):262-9.
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  34. Siegel M, Barbeau EM, Osinubi OY. The impact of tobacco use and secondhand smoke on hospitality workers. Clin Occup Environ Med. 2006; 5(1):31-42, viii.
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  35. Siegel M, Albers AB, Cheng DM, Biener L, Rigotti NA. Effect of local restaurant smoking regulations on progression to established smoking among youths. Tob Control. 2005 Oct; 14(5):300-6.
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  36. Skeer M, Cheng DM, Rigotti NA, Siegel M. Secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace. Am J Prev Med. 2005 May; 28(4):331-7.
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  37. Albers AB, Siegel M, Cheng DM, Biener L, Rigotti NA. Relation between local restaurant smoking regulations and attitudes towards the prevalence and social acceptability of smoking: a study of youths and adults who eat out predominantly at restaurants in their town. Tob Control. 2004 Dec; 13(4):347-55.
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  38. Siegel M. Food and Drug Administration regulation of tobacco: snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Tob Control. 2004 Dec; 13(4):439-41.
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  39. Stone M, Siegel MB. Tobacco industry sponsorship of community-based public health initiatives: why AIDS and domestic violence organizations accept or refuse funds. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2004 Nov-Dec; 10(6):511-7.
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  40. Skeer M, Land ML, Cheng DM, Siegel MB. Smoking in Boston bars before and after a 100% smoke-free regulation: an assessment of early compliance. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2004 Nov-Dec; 10(6):501-7.
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  41. Thomson CC, Gokhale M, Biener L, Siegel MB, Rigotti NA. Statewide evaluation of youth access ordinances in practice: effects of the implementation of community-level regulations in Massachusetts. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2004 Nov-Dec; 10(6):481-9.
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  42. Albers AB, Siegel M, Cheng DM, Rigotti NA, Biener L. Effects of restaurant and bar smoking regulations on exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among Massachusetts adults. Am J Public Health. 2004 Nov; 94(11):1959-64.
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  43. Skeer M, George S, Hamilton WL, Cheng DM, Siegel M. Town-level characteristics and smoking policy adoption in Massachusetts: are local restaurant smoking regulations fostering disparities in health protection? Am J Public Health. 2004 Feb; 94(2):286-92.
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  44. Siegel M, Albers AB, Cheng DM, Biener L, Rigotti NA. Effect of local restaurant smoking regulations on environmental tobacco smoke exposure among youths. Am J Public Health. 2004 Feb; 94(2):321-5.
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  45. Siegel M, Skeer M. Exposure to secondhand smoke and excess lung cancer mortality risk among workers in the "5 B's": bars, bowling alleys, billiard halls, betting establishments, and bingo parlours. Tob Control. 2003 Sep; 12(3):333-8.
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  46. Skeer M, Siegel M. The descriptive epidemiology of local restaurant smoking regulations in Massachusetts: an analysis of the protection of restaurant customers and workers. Tob Control. 2003 Jun; 12(2):221-6.
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  47. Siegel M. Antismoking advertising: figuring out what works. J Health Commun. 2002 Mar-Apr; 7(2):157-62.
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  48. Siegel M. The effectiveness of state-level tobacco control interventions: a review of program implementation and behavioral outcomes. Annu Rev Public Health. 2002; 23:45-71.
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  49. Rosenberg NJ, Siegel M. Use of corporate sponsorship as a tobacco marketing tool: a review of tobacco industry sponsorship in the USA, 1995-99. Tob Control. 2001 Sep; 10(3):239-46.
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  50. Siegel M. Counteracting tobacco motor sports sponsorship as a promotional tool: is the tobacco settlement enough? Am J Public Health. 2001 Jul; 91(7):1100-6.
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  51. Howland J, Rohsenow DJ, Cote J, Siegel M, Mangione TW. Effects of low-dose alcohol exposure on simulated merchant ship handling power plant operation by maritime cadets. Addiction. 2000 May; 95(5):719-26.
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  52. Siegel M, Mowery PD, Pechacek TP, Strauss WJ, Schooley MW, Merritt RK, Novotny TE, Giovino GA, Eriksen MP. Trends in adult cigarette smoking in California compared with the rest of the United States, 1978-1994. Am J Public Health. 2000 Mar; 90(3):372-9.
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  53. Siegel M, Biener L. The impact of an antismoking media campaign on progression to established smoking: results of a longitudinal youth study. Am J Public Health. 2000 Mar; 90(3):380-6.
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  54. Siegel M, Biener L, Rigotti NA. The effect of local tobacco sales laws on adolescent smoking initiation. Prev Med. 1999 Nov; 29(5):334-42.
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  55. Pucci LG, Siegel M. Exposure to brand-specific cigarette advertising in magazines and its impact on youth smoking. Prev Med. 1999 Nov; 29(5):313-20.
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  56. Pucci LG, Siegel M. Features of sales promotion in cigarette magazine advertisements, 1980-1993: an analysis of youth exposure in the United States. Tob Control. 1999; 8(1):29-36.
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  57. Lima JC, Siegel M. The tobacco settlement: an analysis of newspaper coverage of a national policy debate, 1997-98. Tob Control. 1999; 8(3):247-53.
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  58. Pucci LG, Joseph HM, Siegel M. Outdoor tobacco advertising in six Boston neighborhoods. Evaluating youth exposure. Am J Prev Med. 1998 Aug; 15(2):155-9.
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  59. Siegel M. Mass media antismoking campaigns: a powerful tool for health promotion. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Jul 15; 129(2):128-32.
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  60. Siegel M, Carol J, Jordan J, Hobart R, Schoenmarklin S, DuMelle F, Fisher P. Preemption in tobacco control. Review of an emerging public health problem. JAMA. 1997 Sep 10; 278(10):858-63.
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  61. Novotny TE, Siegel MB. California's tobacco control saga. Health Aff (Millwood). 1996; 15(1):58-72.
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