Carl V. Phillips

Cohort 2 — Michigan Alumni List
Scientific Director
The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association, Milford, NH

Dr. Phillips received his PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University.  His research focuses include tobacco harm reduction, health policy ethics, scientific epistemology, and improving research methods for policy applications.  Dr. Phillips directs the TobaccoHarmReduction.org project, formerly developed at the University of Alberta School of Public Health, which focuses on educating consumer and opinion leaders about low-risk alternatives to smoking, particularly smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, and improving upon the ineffective and unethical standard approaches to nicotine and tobacco policy. Dr. Phillips is also editor-in-chief of the journal Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations and the online working paper and journal club project, epiereview.com.  He serves as a consultant in the areas of epidemiology methods, product liability, and public policy.  His work in epidemiologic methods has won several awards, including the Rothman award for the best paper of 2003 in the leading epidemiology journal.  He lives outside of Edmonton, Canada, where he raises chickens and alpacas.

Discipline: Economics