Constantine Vardavas

M.D., RN, MPH, Ph.D.

EUREST-PLUS Project Coordinator | Co-Principal Investigator, ITC 6E

Mayo Clinic, USA

Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA

Dr. Constantine Vardavas is a medical epidemiologist and international expert on European tobacco regulatory science. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic, and a Lecturer in Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is the Principal Investigator or coordinator of many European Commission projects, including the GACD-funded Horizion 2020 EUREST-PLUS, a project in partnership with the ITC Project carrying out the EUREST-PLS ITC Europe Surveys across six European Union Member States.

Moreover, as a Greek delegate to the European Commission's committees on Tobacco Control, Dr. Vardavas is very aware of the processes and importance of FCTC implementation. He was the recipient of the 2018 Luther Terry "Young Pioneer Award" awarded by the American Cancer Society and is a co-chair of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Lung Diseases Research Programme.

Dr. Vardavas has won numerous awards including the prestigious 2018 American Cancer Society "Luther Terry" Young Pioneer Award. He has clinical training in medicine (MD) and nursing (RN) and postgraduate training in public health (MPH, PhD) and regulatory toxicology (ERT). Prior to joining HDSM, Dr. Vardavas was a Senior Research Scientist at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

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