Staff: Yvonne M. Prutzman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Yvonne M. Prutzman

Yvonne M. Prutzman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Former Fellow, Currently Employed within the Program

Program Director

Yvonne was a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB) within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In TCRB, she was engaged in a variety of research activities related to tobacco control, including a study examining antecedents and concomitants of relapse in long-term smokers, and the development and evaluation of Smokefree Women, an NCI website that helps support immediate and long-term needs of women as they quit smoking and remain nonsmokers. Yvonne holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a concentration in Epidemiology. Before coming to NCI, Yvonne completed a clinical fellowship in Addictive Behaviors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she provided smoking cessation services to a wide range of adult populations. After the completion of her NCI fellowship, she transitioned into her current position as a Program Director for TCRB within DCCPS.

Current and/or past BRP mentees include Alexandra Budenz.

Selected Publications and Presentations

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