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 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.
Emara Nabi, MBBS, MS
Emara Nabi is a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy. She helps in managing studies related to CEASE, IRB submissions, manuscript preparation and NIH grant writing. Ms. Nabi received her Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from India and graduated with a Masters degree in Health Policy and Management from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Prior to joining CEASE, she worked on a project studying how family approach can be used to address lifestyle decisions in obesity, and also worked on a study that investigated the perspectives of parents and primary care providers towards screening newborns for various types of diseases.
Janelle Dempsey, BA
Janelle Dempsey is a Research Coordinator at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy. She helps to coordinate various aspects of CEASE including hiring and training of research assistants, maintaining databases, creating study materials and assisting with other study related tasks. Ms. Dempsey received her Bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Tufts University in 2009. Prior to joining the CEASE team, she worked on a project studying how well Chinese adopted children understand aspects of adoption and their identity.
Sybil Murphy, BSW
Sybil Murphy is a Research Coordinator with Dr. Winickoff’s team at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy. In addition to assisting with general study coordination, Sybil helps to oversee the CEASE website and national CEASE materials. Sybil came to the Center after working at Harvard University as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Smoking Cessation Research Program. There, she provided one-on-one couseling to adults who wished to quit smoking. Sybil's degrees in Child Development and Social Work have been a guiding foundation for this research work.
Last updated August 7, 2012