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Tessa Langley

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Tessa Langley is a health economist specialising in the field of tobacco control. She graduated with an Honours degree in Economics and Economic History from the University of Warwick in 2007 and went on to work as a Junior Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment in Vienna and as a trainee in DG Health and Consumers at the European Commission in Brussels. She obtained a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Nottingham in 2009, before working as a Research Associate in the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Nottingham from August 2009 to October 2012. She completed her PhD, entitled "Evaluating the impact of English tobacco control policies on quitting behaviour" in February 2012, before taking up her post as Lecturer in Health Economics in November 2012. She was promoted to Associate Professor in August 2017.

Expertise Summary

Keywords:

Public health, health economics, statistics

Teaching Summary

Tessa Langley is a module co-convenor and tutor for two modules on the Masters of Public Health courses in the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health (Health Economics and Planning and Evaluating… read more

Research Summary

The majority Tessa Langley's research focuses on evaluating the impact of population-level tobacco control interventions on smoking behaviour. Current projects include a comprehensive evaluation of… read more

Selected Publications

Tessa Langley is a module co-convenor and tutor for two modules on the Masters of Public Health courses in the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health (Health Economics and Planning and Evaluating Public Health Interventions). She also supervises postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students.

Current Research

The majority Tessa Langley's research focuses on evaluating the impact of population-level tobacco control interventions on smoking behaviour. Current projects include a comprehensive evaluation of the impact of recent tobacco control policy in England using secondary data (PI, funded by the Department of Health Policy Research Programme) and a study investigating the products and services offered by e-cigarette shops in the East Midlands, and the patterns of tobacco and e-cigarette use and sociodemographic characteristics of their customers (PI, funded by Cancer Research UK). Her PhD supervision includes research on tobacco and alcohol control in The Gambia and Sri Lanka respectively.

Tessa Langley coordinates public engagement activities for the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies and is Deputy Editor for the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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