Research and evaluation are powerful tools to reduce tobacco use by advancing tobacco control science and ensuring that effective interventions reach their target audiences. Legacy works to expand the knowledge base in tobacco control and translate it into science-driven applications that put what we know into practice.

Research & Evaluation

Our Research and Evaluation team assesses the impact of Legacy’s programmatic efforts and seeks to understand how to leverage mass media to improve population-level health.

Our Research Investigators

Our research teams are multidisciplinary, comprised of professionals with expertise across the tobacco control continuum. Our senior researchers hold academic appointments at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the University of Maryland and the Georgetown University Medical Center/Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Fact Sheets

Print and share our downloadable fact sheets on key topics including youth smoking, tobacco’s impact on the environment, state-level tobacco statistics and more.

Tobacco Documents Library

The Legacy Tobacco Documents library lets you explore millions of once-secret documents from tobacco industry files through a user-friendly interface for easy searching.

The Schroeder Institute

Legacy’s Steven A. Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies conducts cutting-edge intervention and policy research and works to stimulate innovative research ideas in tobacco control.

Quick Facts

Search hundreds of verified facts about the impact and extent of the tobacco epidemic. Our fact clipboard lets you select and share the information that matters to you.

Presentation Archive

View presentations related to tobacco control research from Legacy and the Schroeder Institute.

Conflict of Interest Policy

This policy provides guidance on what activities might conflict or appear to conflict with the work of Legacy.

All projects described on this website are solely the responsibility of Legacy and do not necessarily represent the official views of the funders.