The research interests of Ivana T. Croghan, Ph.D., focus on the areas of community-based interventions for smoking cessation and obesity. Dr. Croghan studies varied populations, such as women, adolescents, Alaska Natives and other diverse ethnic groups, on an international basis. She is interested in health care disparities as they relate to women and adolescents, as well as disease prevention and control with a specific interest in reducing tobacco exposure and obesity.
Dr. Croghan has administered multisite and multicountry studies, including over 325 prospective clinical trials and more than 100 retrospective trials. She serves on the review board for several journals and has authored more than 138 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
- Gender disparities
- Tobacco dependence
- Obesity and weight loss
- Breast cancer
Significance to patient care
Dr. Croghan's research focuses on developing and testing new interventions to help people live longer and healthier lives.
- Associate editor, Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2013-present
- Editorial board member, Advances in Public Health, 2013-present
- Editorial board member, Journal of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013-present
- Co-chair, Olmsted County Statewide Health Improvement Program, 2013-2015
- Scientific director, Clinical Research Office, Mayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine, 2009-present
- Member, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 1994-present
- Research program lead, Nicotine Dependence Center, Mayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine, 1992-present