The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

Gillian L. Schauer PhD, MPH

Gillian Schauer, PhD, MPH is a Research Scientist at the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington (UW), and Co-Director of the UW Tobacco Studies Program.

Outside of her work for the UW, Dr. Schauer is a Senior Consultant to a number of federal and state agencies, working on tobacco and cannabis policy, epidemiology, and research translation. Her consulting includes work with the Office on Smoking and Health and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She founded the Multi-State Collaborative for Public Health and Cannabis, a group that convenes representatives from states to share lessons learned, and serves as a Senior Consultant to the Cannabis Regulators Roundtable. Dr. Schauer has more than 60 peer-reviewed publications on tobacco and cannabis, and was a Senior Editor on the recently released Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking Cessation. 


Research Scientist, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
Clinical Instructor, UW Department of Health Services
Co-Instructor, UW Tobacco Studies Program


PhD, University of Washington

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