Associate Director of the Smoking Research Program
As Associate Director of the Smoking Research Program, and Director of the Center for a Tobacco-Free Finger Lakes, Dr. McIntosh is currently involved with the study of nicotine dependence interventions with various populations and the training of physicians and other medical professionals in guideline-based nicotine dependence interventions. He has completed an NCI-funded randomized controlled trial studying WATI with community college students . He is co-investigator on several global health projects concerning distance training platforms, maternal health improvement and diabetes prevention. He was recently co-investigator for a randomized controlled trial for smoking cessation in the Dominican Republic, investigator on an obesity prevention project in large worksites, and Site Principal Investigator for a study of smoking cessation education in Medical Schools. He is a founding Co-Chair of WATI (Web-Assisted Tobacco Interventions), an ongoing series of international workshops funded by the National Cancer Institute, Health Canada, and the American Legacy Foundation. He is conducting several pilot projects dealing with behavioral interventions for obesity. Finally, Dr. McIntosh is Course Director of a Community Health Improvement Practicum and rotation director for Preventive Medicine Residents.