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University of Colorado Denver


Emily Burns, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor

Research Interests:
  • Smoking Cessation & Prevention
  • Quitlines
  • Health Disparities
  • Current Research Projects:
  • A cost-effectiveness study of nicotine patches distributed through a quitline (7/09-6/11, Principal Investigator, Pfizer public health scholar grant): This is a two year study to test the cost-effectiveness and quit rates of different nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) supplies distributed through the Colorado QuitLine. 
  • Evaluation of Colorado's State Tobacco Education & Prevention Program (7/07-6/10, Co-Investigator, CDPHE tobacco tax funds): This is a three year contract to provide evaluation for the Colorado State Tobacco Education & Prevention Program that provides tobacco control programming for the state.
  • Education:
  • University of Notre Dame, BA, Psychology, 1997
  • University of Colorado, MD, 2002
  • University of Colorado Denver, MSPH, 2006
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