Kenneth E. Warner, PhD, is the Avedis Donabedian Distinguished University Professor of Public Health Emeritus and Dean Emeritus at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health. Dr. Warner’s research has examined multiple economic and policy aspects of tobacco control, with a current focus on the implications of novel non-combusted nicotine and tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes. A member of the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Warner served as the senior scientific editor of the 25th anniversary Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health. He was the World Bank’s representative to the negotiations that created the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the world’s first international health treaty.


Recent Posts by Kenneth E. Warner

A Safer Way To Legalize Marijuana

Policy makers in favor of legalization should seize the opportunity to design a new market that permits recreational sale of marijuana only in edible or vaporized form, to minimize the disease burden associated with tobacco.

September 8, 2017Public Health