Impact of Smoke-free Laws on Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Neonatal Health Outcomes in the United States
Thursday, February 9, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
"Impact of Smoke-free Laws on Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Neonatal Health Outcomes in the United States." Yelena Tarasenko, PhD is currently a post-doctoral health
policy fellow with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and Academy Health. Dr. Tarasenko’s research focuses on disadvantaged populations. She has been involved in diverse
methodological projects, including several qualitative and mixed-methods studies (e.g., on medical decision-making and colorectal cancer screening and the role of social support for Appalachian
residents with multiple morbidities). Dr. Tarasenko holds a PhD in Health Services Management and Epidemiology from the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health. She also has an MPH from the
same institution. In addition, Dr. Tarasenko has a Master of Public Administration from Southern Illinois University and a degree in Jurisprudence from Vladimir State University.