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Amanda Graham, PhD

Senior Vice President, Innovations at Truth Initiative

Amanda L. Graham, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President of Innovations at Truth Initiative and Professor of Oncology (Adjunct) at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Graham’s research focuses on developing, evaluating, and optimizing scalable and cost-efficient technology-based smoking cessation interventions. Her work has primarily focused on Internet interventions and online social networks, and she has written about the unique measurement and methodological challenges in conducting technology-based research.

Dr. Graham leads a software development team at the Schroeder Institute which has developed a range of digital and social media tobacco control applications, including a mobile app for young adult smokers, a Facebook smoking cessation app, and a dynamic text messaging platform. She also runs, a smoking cessation website launched in 2008 as a national quit-smoking resource for smokers.

Previously, Dr. Graham was assistant professor of psychiatry at Brown Medical School and a visiting scientist at the National Cancer Institute in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. She is a Fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Graham received her doctorate from The Chicago Medical School.

Previous Sessions

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Technology-based interventions for smoking cessation: Can they really help the smokers you work with?

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Bringing Together Digital Tools and Clinical Skills

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Integrated Web Interventions: EX 3.0

Web and mobile technology provide extraordinary promise to extend the reach of tobacco dependence treatment.  This presentation provides evidence supporting the use of technology to support cessation  and a glimpse into the future of what can be, and provide practical ways of implementing distance technology into clinical practice. Megan Jacobs of the Truth Initiative presents instead of Amanda Graham