Jonathan Winickoff, MD, MPH
Jonathan P. Winickoff, MD, MPH, is a practicing general pediatrician and researcher. Dr. Winickoff's research focuses on strategies to reduce smoking among parents of pediatric patients; current work includes CEASE (Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure), NEWS (Newborn Smoke-free Start), and enhancing the Partners electronic medical record system to include tobacco control counseling and referral methods for pediatric offices. As the Chair of the AAP Tobacco Consortium, Dr. Winickoff works with pediatric tobacco control researchers across the country to develop the best tobacco practices for child healthcare settings. Dr. Winickoff is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Dr. Winickoff was educated at Yale University, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health and completed his pediatric residency at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center and fellowship in health services research at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Bethany Hipple, MPH
Bethany Hipple, MPH, is a Project Director at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy. Ms. Hipple oversees the development, dissemination and some of the research of the CEASE (Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) project. Ms. Hipple has training and research experience in medical anthropology, archives, clinical research, medical ethics, health policy and health education. Her current work in pediatric tobacco control is a result of her strong interest in the material culture of medicine, which has been present throughout her career. Ms. Hipple was educated at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Jeremy Drehmer, MPH, CPH
Jeremy Drehmer is a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy where he manages the CEASE (Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) project. Mr. Drehmer’s research background has been driven by the strong interest he holds for improving children’s health. Prior to joining CEASE, he worked on the Management of Myelomeningocele Study, a landmark study on fetal surgery for spina bifida. Mr. Drehmer also has experience conducting pediatric-focused research in primary care settings and he has previously worked on several research studies that have aimed to protect youth from tobacco. Mr. Drehmer received his Bachelors degree in Psychology at DePaul University, a MPH in Epidemiology at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and is a Certified Public Health professional by The National Board of Public Health Examiners.
Emara Nabi, MBBS, MS
Emara Nabi is a physician and researcher with special interest in preventative health care specifically tobacco control in child healthcare settings. She is a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy. Dr. Nabi works on helping develop and implement study protocols, writing NIH grants submissions, developing budgets and grant proposals. Dr. Nabi received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India; Master of Science in International Health Policy and Management from Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Waltham, MA, USA and completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness from The Harvard School of Public Health.
Nathan Yuen, BS
Nathan Yuen is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy on the CEASE (Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) project. Prior to joining CEASE, he interned at Tufts Medical Center in the Orthopaedic Department, assisting in clinical research of total knee and hip replacement. Mr. Yuen also has volunteered with community health clinics that serve the homeless in the Boston area; His passion for helping parents quit smoking was strengthened through his experiences working in these clinics. Mr. Yuen received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology at Tufts University.
CEASE Practice-based Research Assistants
Alex Hull, BS
Alex Hull graduated from the University of Tennessee in December 2014 with a BS in Business Administration.
Sheila Daft, MPH
Sheila Daft graduated from the Uniersity of Alabama at Birmingham with her MPH in Health Behavior. Before joining the CEASE study, Shelia worked at the program coordinator for a tobacco cessation program at UAB hospital. Sheila enjoys studying factors that impact healthy living.
Last updated April 21, 2015 by Bethany Hipple