David H. Jernigan, PhD

Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management
David Jernigan
(617) 358-2774dhjern@bu.edu


Dr. Jernigan is best known for his action-research approach to the issue of alcohol advertising, marketing, and promotion and its influence on young people. His work has led to better advertising regulations and a clearer understanding of the evolving structure of the alcohol industry. His work is policy relevant and scientifically rigorous. Dr. Jernigan has been very active in translating research findings into policy and practice. He testifies regularly at city, state, and national levels around alcohol advertising and youth, alcohol availability, and taxation. He also trains advocates around the world using the best evidence.


  • University of California, Berkeley, PhD
  • University of California, Berkeley, MA
  • Harvard College, AB

Classes Taught

  • SPHPH844


  • Published on 5/2/2020

    Rehm J, Kilian C, Ferreira-Borges C, Jernigan D, Monteiro M, Parry CDH, Sanchez ZM, Manthey J. Alcohol use in times of the COVID 19: Implications for monitoring and policy. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2020 05; 39(4):301-304. PMID: 32358884.

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  • Published on 4/3/2020

    Swahn MH, Culbreth R, Salazar LF, Tumwesigye NM, Jernigan DH, Kasirye R, Obot IS. The Prevalence and Context of Alcohol Use, Problem Drinking and Alcohol-Related Harm among Youth Living in the Slums of Kampala, Uganda. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 04 03; 17(7). PMID: 32260246.

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  • Published on 4/1/2020

    Trangenstein PJ, Jernigan DH. The Health Impact of Alcohol on American Cities: Modeling the Local Burden of Current Alcohol Use in One Jurisdiction. J Urban Health. 2020 04; 97(2):260-270. PMID: 32124209.

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  • Published on 3/1/2020

    Jernigan D, Ross CS. The Alcohol Marketing Landscape: Alcohol Industry Size, Structure, Strategies, and Public Health Responses. J Stud Alcohol Drugs Suppl. 2020 Mar; Sup 19:13-25. PMID: 32079559.

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  • Published on 2/1/2020

    Trangenstein PJ, Gray C, Rossheim ME, Sadler R, Jernigan DH. Alcohol Outlet Clusters and Population Disparities. J Urban Health. 2020 02; 97(1):123-136. PMID: 31264024.

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  • Published on 1/28/2020

    Jernigan DH, Trangenstein PJ. What's next for WHO's global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol? Bull World Health Organ. 2020 Mar 01; 98(3):222-223. PMID: 32132758.

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  • Published on 1/21/2020

    Trangenstein PJ, Greene N, Eck RH, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden CD, Jernigan DH. Alcohol Advertising and Violence. Am J Prev Med. 2020 03; 58(3):343-351. PMID: 31980304.

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  • Published on 1/1/2020

    Trangenstein PJ, Eck RH, Lu Y, Webster D, Jennings JM, Latkin C, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden D, Jernigan DH. The Violence Prevention Potential of Reducing Alcohol Outlet Access in Baltimore, Maryland. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2020 01; 81(1):24-33. PMID: 32048598.

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  • Published on 1/1/2020

    Ross CS, Henehan ER, Jernigan DH. Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising in the United States: Assessment of Two Types of Television Ratings and Implications for Voluntary Advertising Guidelines. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2020 01; 81(1):34-38. PMID: 32048599.

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  • Published on 11/8/2019

    Whitehill JM, Trangenstein PJ, Jenkins MC, Jernigan DH, Moreno MA. Exposure to Cannabis Marketing in Social and Traditional Media and Past-Year Use Among Adolescents in States With Legal Retail Cannabis. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Feb; 66(2):247-254. PMID: 31708374.

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