NYU/Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Center
Funded by: NYU/Abu Dhabi Institute
Project dates: March 2012 - March 2019
Principal Investigator: Sherman, Scott

The Emirate of Abu Dhabi is confronting major public health challenges including tobacco use. The Public Health Research Center in Abu Dhabi conducted a large cohort study among Emiratis to identify the determinants of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The study also assessed local patterns of tobacco use and developed interventions appropriate for the population.

Related Publications
Vupputuri S, Hajat C, Al-Houqani M, Osman O, Sreedharan J, Ali R, Crookes AE, Zhou S, Sherman SE, Weitzman M (2016).
Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: Much to learn
Tobacco Control, 25 (2), 236-241. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2013-051530. PMCID: PMC4789808.