University of Waterloo (UW)
The University of Waterloo is a public research university established on 1 July 1957.
Dr Geoffrey Fong is Professor of Psychology and Health Studies at the University of Waterloo and Founder and Chief Principal Investigator of the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (The ITC Project). The mission of the ITC Project is to conduct rigorous evaluation of the psychosocial and behavioural effects of national-level tobacco control policies of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Dr Mary Thompson is distinguished Professor Emerita of Statistics at the University of Waterloo. She was a founding Co-Director, and is the current Associate Director, of the University of Waterloo Survey Research Centre.
She is also Director of the Data Management Core for the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project. Dr Thompson has been instrumental in developing the sampling design, research protocol and analytic plan for all of the ITC cohort surveys.
Dr Anne C. K. Quah, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist on the ITC Project. She is responsible for overseeing the overall planning and implementation of ITC surveys in more than 20 ITC countries as well as a continuing management role in the PATH (Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health) Project.
She also collaborates on research with ITC research investigators, coordinating among co-investigators, research staff, and administrative staff at the other universities and research centres including, civil society, the World Health Organization (WHO), and ministries of health across the ITC countries.
Dr Shannon Gravely holds a Ph.D. from York University from the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. As part of the ITC Project, Shannon is responsible for research design and publication activities, contributing to the preparation of research, proposals, grants and publications, presentations for scientific meetings, and reports to governments and to stakeholders of International Tobacco Control Project data, in coordination and collaboration with the ITC team.