Jamie Brown


Prof Brown is Director of the UCL Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group and and co-leads a CRUK programme of research to i) provide insights into population-wide influences on smoking, smoking cessation and alcohol reduction principally by management and analysis of the major population surveys, the Smoking and Alcohol Toolkit Study, and ii) advance the scientific foundation, and further the development of, potentially wide-reach digital behaviour change technologies. In over 200 articles on a variety of topics, a particular focus has been on real-world monitoring and evaluation of national tobacco control and alcohol policies, events and smoking cessation treatments including e-cigarettes He has been invited to present his studies at international conferences, to the UK regulatory authorities for medicines and science and technology select committee, and has co-authored briefings to UK all-party parliamentary groups. He is a co-author of Theory of Addiction (second edition) and ABC of Behaviour Change Theories, a Senior Editor at the journal Addiction and an Editor of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group.