Jamie Tam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Tam conducts research on the effects of tobacco regulations, with a special focus on the use of systems science methods to understand tobacco use disparities, including populations with mental health conditions. Her recent work examines the implications of the relationship between smoking and depression for mortality outcomes, and uses modeling methods to evaluate treatment interventions that address their co-occurrence. Dr. Tam has developed computational models that simulate the effects of policies on smoking and population health in the United States, and launched a web-based interface that allows users to explore the potential health effects of different tobacco control policies. Dr. Tam was previously a NAM Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellow at the FDA Center for Tobacco Products and is broadly interested in domestic and global tobacco control issues; Her other projects have considered the effects of demographic changes on smoking prevalence, longitudinal transitions between tobacco products, and youth exposure to nicotine through electronic cigarettes.
|Yale School of Medicine’s Dean’s Advisory Council on LGBTQ affairs||Public Health Working Group||2021 - Present|
|SaveCantonese.org||Founder of grassroots movement to protect and preserve Cantonese language: SaveCantonese.org||2020 - 2021|
|BLM Cantonese||Educational language initiative to promote anti-racist Black Lives Matter dialogue across the Cantonese diaspora.||2020 - 2021|
|Yale School of Public Health, Education Committee||Member||2020 - Present|
|Tobacco Control Editorial Advisory Board, Tobacco Control||Editorial Advisory Board||2019 - Present|
|American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, BMC Public Health, Tobacco Control, BMJ Open, Health and Place, Preventive Medicine||Reviewer||2016 - Present|
|LGBT HealthLink||Served on Steering Committee and Contributing Author to MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control, LGBT HealthLink, 2012.||2011 - 2014|