ETR Associates' Dr. Francisco Buchting Edits Special Journal With Groundbreaking Study on Tobacco Inequalities
Dr. Francisco O. Buchting, Vice President of the Program Services Division at ETR Associates, and a member of the editorial team for a special supplemental issue of Cancer Causes and Control journal, recently announced the release of Research to Reduce Global Tobacco Inequalities. The groundbreaking supplement features 11 new studies that highlight the global burden of tobacco inequalities in low- and middle-income countries and examine policy and intervention efforts to stem tobacco use.
About Francisco O. Buchting
Francisco O. Buchting, PhD, is Vice President of the Program Services Division at ETR Associates. In addition to his management of the division, Dr. Buchting's recent work includes having a leadership role in the area of health in the Latino and LGBT communities, doing health disparities research, advancing eHealth programs and knowledge transfer/research translation efforts, and producing research sampling methodologies reports on hard-to-reach communities and mobile populations. He is also a member of the National Cancer Institute's Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND).
Dr. Buchting's experience includes bilingual clinical practice in behavioral medicine, with a special focus on chronic diseases; authoring research articles; designing and directing programs in the areas of nicotine addiction, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infection (STI) and healthy relationships; and work in the area of applying integrated marketing communication techniques to public health initiatives. He has also co-authored a bi-monthly newspaper column on health, and worked on adapting health literature, especially in the areas of HIV/AIDS and tobacco use, for underserved and marginalized populations.
His career is marked by extensive personal involvement in health advocacy and community activism, as well as service on community-based organization boards and museum advisory committees. Dr. Buchting earned his PhD and MA in clinical psychology at Boston University, and his BAS (Bachelor of Arts and Science) in philosophy and psychology at the University of California at Davis.