David Jernigan
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MA, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Jernigan is best known for his action-research approach to the issue of alcohol advertising, marketing, and promotion and its influence on young people. His work has led to better advertising regulations and a clearer understanding of the evolving structure of the alcohol industry. His work is policy relevant and scientifically rigorous. Dr. Jernigan has been very active in translating research findings into policy and practice. He testifies regularly at city, state, and national levels around alcohol advertising and youth, alcohol availability, and taxation. He also trains advocates around the world using the best evidence.

2015-2016 Lipitz Public Health Policy Faculty Award
2014 43rd Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of Australia: Basil Hetzel Oration speaker
2010 National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD): Award of Excellence
2004 Alcohol in Developing Societies (co-author): Addiction Book Prize
1996 American Council on Alcohol Problems: National Citation of Merit Award
1983-1984 University of California at Berkeley Department of Sociology: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Exceptional Teacher

Harms To Others from Drinking Among College Students
09/20/2018 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

City Health Consulting Agreement
04/01/2018 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
NEO Philanthropy, Inc

Marijuana Ads in Traditional and Social Media: Influence and Policy Implications
04/01/2018 - 06/30/2019 (PI)
University of Wisconsin System NIH NIDA

Shift+ Initiative
04/01/2018 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
M&N Sparks, Inc Paso del Norte H Fdn

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  1. Rossheim ME, Thombs DL, Treffers RD, Trangenstein PJ, McDonald KK, Ahmad R, Siklo SS, Gonzalez-Pons KM, Suzuki S, Jernigan DH. Price of Four Loko in Large U.S. Cities, 2018. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2019 May 08. PMID: 31066910.
  2. Trangenstein P, Wall P, Jernigan D. Collateral damage from college drinking: A conceptual framework for alcohol's harms to others among US college students. Subst Use Misuse. 2019; 54(8):1297-1308. PMID: 31008671.
  3. Jernigan DH, Shields K, Mitchell M, Arria AM. Assessing Campus Alcohol Policies: Measuring Accessibility, Clarity, and Effectiveness. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2019 May; 43(5):1007-1015. PMID: 30865305.
  4. Trangenstein PJ, Morojele NK, Lombard C, Jernigan DH, Parry CDH. Heavy drinking and contextual risk factors among adults in South Africa: findings from the International Alcohol Control study. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2018 12 05; 13(1):43. PMID: 30518429.
  5. Trangenstein PJ, Curriero FC, Webster D, Jennings JM, Latkin C, Eck R, Jernigan DH. Outlet Type, Access to Alcohol, and Violent Crime. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Nov; 42(11):2234-2245. PMID: 30256427.
  6. Rossheim ME, Thombs DL, Krall JR, Jernigan DH. College Students' Underestimation of Blood Alcohol Concentration from Hypothetical Consumption of Supersized Alcopops: Results from a Cluster-Randomized Classroom Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jul; 42(7):1271-1280. PMID: 29846956.
  7. Esser MB, Jernigan DH. Policy Approaches for Regulating Alcohol Marketing in a Global Context: A Public Health Perspective. Annu Rev Public Health. 2018 04 01; 39:385-401. PMID: 29608872.
  8. Kane JC, Johnson RM, Iwamoto DK, Jernigan DH, Harachi TW, Bass JK. Pathways linking intergenerational cultural dissonance and alcohol use among Asian American youth: The role of family conflict, parental involvement, and peer behavior. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2018 Feb 16; 1-21. PMID: 29452050.
  9. Padon AA, Rimal RN, Siegel M, DeJong W, Naimi TS, JernFigan DH. Alcohol brand use of youth-appealing advertising and consumption by youth and adults. J Public Health Res. 2018 Feb 05; 7(1):1269.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29780765; DOI: 10.4081/jphr.2018.1269;.
  10. Grossman ER, Binakonsky J, Jernigan D. The Use of Regulatory Power by U.S. State and Local Alcohol Control Agencies to Ban Problematic Products. Subst Use Misuse. 2018 07 03; 53(8):1229-1238. PMID: 29257916.
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Alcoholic Beverages
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