Tingting Yao, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentInstitute for Health Aging
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
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    Sichuan University, ChinaB.A 2003Huaxi School of Public Health/ Public Health
    Sichuan University, ChinaPh.D.2009Huaxi School of Public Health/ Health Economics
    Johns Hopkins University2009Global Tobacco Control Leadership Training
    University of California, San FranciscoPostdoc2014Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education
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    Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)2012  - 2014Cornelius Hopper Diversity Award Supplement (CHDAS)

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    Dr. Yao's research focuses on the economic impact of tobacco products. Her current studies include estimating the economic costs of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and the impact of price on the demand for electronic cigarettes in U.S. Her previous research include estimating healthcare costs of SHS exposure and analyzing cigarette purchasing behaviors among smokers in China.

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    The impact of price on the demand for electronic cigarettes
    Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) 26IR-0008Aug 1, 2017 - Jul 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Own-price and cross-price elasticity of demand for tobacco products in the U.S.
    NIH/FDA Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Sung HY, Wang Y, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W. Polytobacco Use and Nicotine Dependence Symptoms Among US Adults, 2012-2014. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Aug 14; 20(suppl_1):S88-S98. PMID: 30125019.
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    2. Keeler C, Max W, Yerger VB, Yao T, Wang Y, Ong MK, Sung HY. Effects of cigarette prices on intention to quit, quit attempts, and successful cessation among African American smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Jul 18. PMID: 30032184.
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    3. Wang Y, Sung HY, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W. Health Care Utilization and Expenditures Attributable to Cigar Smoking Among US Adults, 2000-2015. Public Health Rep. 2018 May/Jun; 133(3):329-337. PMID: 29688130.
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    4. Yao T, Sung HY, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Max W. Healthcare costs attributable to secondhand smoke exposure at home for U.S. adults. Prev Med. 2018 Mar; 108:41-46. PMID: 29288781.
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    5. Keeler C, Max W, Yerger V, Yao T, Ong MK, Sung HY. The Association of Menthol Cigarette Use With Quit Attempts, Successful Cessation, and Intention to Quit Across Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Nov 07; 19(12):1450-1464. PMID: 27613927.
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    6. Yao T, Max W, Sung HY, Glantz SA, Goldberg RL, Wang JB, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Cataldo J. Relationship between spending on electronic cigarettes, 30-day use, and disease symptoms among current adult cigarette smokers in the U.S. PLoS One. 2017; 12(11):e0187399. PMID: 29112988.
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    7. Wang Y, Sung HY, Lightwood J, Chaffee BW, Yao T, Max W. Healthcare Utilization and Expenditures Attributable to Smokeless Tobacco Use among US Adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Sep 02. PMID: 29059335.
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    8. Yao T, Ong MK, Max W, Keeler C, Wang Y, Yerger VB, Sung HY. Responsiveness to cigarette prices by different racial/ethnic groups of US adults. Tob Control. 2018 May; 27(3):301-309. PMID: 28747492.
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    9. Wang Y, Sung HY, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W. Infrequent and Frequent Nondaily Smokers and Daily Smokers: Their Characteristics and Other Tobacco Use Patterns. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Feb 10. PMID: 28186549.
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    10. Wang Y, Sung HY, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W. Factors associated with short-term transitions of non-daily smokers: socio-demographic characteristics and other tobacco product use. Addiction. 2017 May; 112(5):864-872. PMID: 27886652.
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    11. Yao T, Sung HY, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Max W. Sociodemographic Differences Among U.S. Children and Adults Exposed to Secondhand Smoke at Home: National Health Interview Surveys 2000 and 2010. Public Health Rep. 2016 Mar-Apr; 131(2):357-66. PMID: 26957671; PMCID: PMC4765985 [Available on 03/01/17].
    12. Sung HY, Wang Y, Yao T, Lightwood J, Max W. Polytobacco Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, Chewing Tobacco, and Snuff Among US Adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 May; 18(5):817-26. PMID: 26136525.
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    13. Yao T, Jiang N, Grana R, Ling PM, Glantz SA. A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China. Tob Control. 2016 Mar; 25(2):188-94. PMID: 25335902; PMCID: PMC4405407 [Available on 03/01/17].
    14. Yao T, Sung HY, Mao Z, Hu TW, Max W. The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China. Tob Control. 2015 Oct; 24(e3):e221-6. PMID: 25335898; PMCID: PMC4405484.
    15. Yao T, Huang J, Sung HY, Ong MK, Mao Z, Jiang Y, Fong GT, Max W. Determinants of smoking-induced deprivation in China. Tob Control. 2015 Nov; 24 Suppl 4:iv35-9. PMID: 24827978.
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    16. Yao T, Huang J, Sung HY, Ong MK, Mao Z, Jiang Y, Fong GT, Max W. Who purchases cigarettes from cheaper sources in China? Findings from the ITC China Survey. Tob Control. 2014 Mar; 23 Suppl 1:i97-101. PMID: 24078076.
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    17. Yao T, Sung HY, Mao Z, Hu TW, Max W. Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural China. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Mar; 23 Suppl 1:109-15. PMID: 22327886; PMCID: PMC3637665.
    18. Yao T, Lee AH, Mao Z. Potential unintended consequences of smoke-free policies in public places on pregnant women in China. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Aug; 37(2 Suppl):S159-64. PMID: 19591756; PMCID: PMC3685472.
    19. Yao T, Ong M, Lee A, Jiang Y, Mao Z. Smoking knowledge, attitudes, behavior, and associated factors among Chinese male surgeons. World J Surg. 2009 May; 33(5):910-7. PMID: 19219492; PMCID: PMC2864310.
    20. Yao TT, Chen XY, Hu DW, Mao ZZ. [Interventions on the exposure of non-smoking pregnant women to passive smoking]. Sichuan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2008 Sep; 39(5):784-7. PMID: 19024314.
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