Ruth E. MaloneRN, MS, PhD, FAAN
Ruth E. Malone is Professor Emerita (Recalled), Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Since 2009, she has also served as editor-in-chief of the leading international tobacco control policy journal, Tobacco Control. She is internationally known for her research on the social, political and policy dynamics of tobacco control and her work has been funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse and California’s Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program. Her writing and research for the last decade have focused on articulating and advancing the tobacco endgame. She has served as an expert consultant to the US Centers for Disease Control, the US Department of Justice, and WHO.