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Professor David Jernigan

David H. Jernigan Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society and the Director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he teaches courses on media advocacy and alcohol policy.  He also leads two other research projects:  a collaboration with Boston University School of Public Health looking at youth alcohol brand preference and brand-level exposure to alcohol marketing, and a four-university collaborative examining the social and health effects of changes in alcohol pricing.  He has worked as an adviser to the World Health Organization and the World Bank, was principal author of WHO’s first Global Status Report on Alcohol and Global Status Report on Alcohol and Youth, and co-authored Media Advocacy and Public Health:  Power for Prevention, and Alcohol in the Developing World:  A Public Health Perspective.