Michael B. Siegel, MD

Professor, Community Health Sciences
Michael Siegel
(617) 638-5167mbsiegel@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – CT438
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Biography

Michael is a physician who completed his residency in Preventive Medicine at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and trained in epidemiology for two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta before coming to Boston. His primary research interest is in the area of tobacco control, focusing on secondhand smoke health effects, exposure, and policies, cigarette advertising and marketing practices and their effects on youths, and evaluation of tobacco control policies and their impact on youth and adult smoking behavior. His primary teaching is in the areas of mass communication, marketing, and public health advocacy. He is co-author of a book, entitled “Marketing Public Health: Strategies to Promote Social Change,” that grew out of his teaching experience at the School. He has been active in promoting smoke-free bar and restaurant policies throughout the country and has served as an expert witness in several major tobacco litigation cases.

Education

  • Brown University, BA
  • Yale University, MD
  • University of California-Berkeley, MPH

Classes Taught

  • SPHSB721
  • SPHSB921
  • SPHSB922
  • SPHSB940

Publications

  • Published on 9/3/2014

    Albers AB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Siegel M, Jernigan DH. The relationship between alcohol price and brand choice among underage drinkers: are the most popular alcoholic brands consumed by youth the cheapest? Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Nov; 49(13):1833-43.

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  • Published on 8/14/2014

    Siegel M, Negussie Y, Vanture S, Pleskunas J, Ross CS, King C. The relationship between gun ownership and stranger and nonstranger firearm homicide rates in the United States, 1981-2010. Am J Public Health. 2014 Oct; 104(10):1912-9.

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  • Published on 7/1/2014

    Ross CS, Ostroff J, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. Youth alcohol brand consumption and exposure to brand advertising in magazines. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2014 Jul; 75(4):615-22.

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  • Published on 6/12/2014

    Roberts SP, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. The relationships between alcohol source, autonomy in brand selection, and brand preference among youth in the USA. Alcohol Alcohol. 2014 Sep; 49(5):563-71.

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  • Published on 2/5/2014

    Nhean S, Nyborn J, Hinchey D, Valerio H, Kinzel K, Siegel M, Jernigan DH. The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Jun; 49(7):779-82.

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  • Published on 11/22/2013

    Fortunato EK, Siegel M, Ramirez RL, Ross C, Dejong W, Albers AB, Jernigan DH. Brand-specific consumption of flavored alcoholic beverages among underage youth in the United States. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2014 Jan; 40(1):51-7.

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  • Published on 10/23/2013

    Wagener TL, Meier E, Hale JJ, Oliver ER, Warner ML, Driskill LM, Gillaspy SR, Siegel MB, Foster S. Pilot investigation of changes in readiness and confidence to quit smoking after e-cigarette experimentation and 1 week of use. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jan; 16(1):108-14.

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  • Published on 10/8/2013

    Kponee KZ, Siegel M, Jernigan DH. The use of caffeinated alcoholic beverages among underage drinkers: Results of a national survey. Addict Behav. 2014 Jan; 39(1):253-8.

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  • Published on 9/12/2013

    Siegel M, Ross CS, King C. The relationship between gun ownership and firearm homicide rates in the United States, 1981-2010. Am J Public Health. 2013 Nov; 103(11):2098-105.

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  • Published on 8/23/2013

    Siegel M, Johnson RM, Tyagi K, Power K, Lohsen MC, Ayers AJ, Jernigan DH. Alcohol brand references in u.s. Popular music, 2009-2011. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Dec; 48(14):1475-84.

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