This web site was created by four research scientists, who are experts in secondhand smoke. Please see the list below and also follow the links on the sidebar for more information on the website contributors.
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TobaccoSmoke.Org is not affiliated with any particular university or industry group. Instead, we scientists created this site on our personal time, and we are entirely responsible for its contents. Our goal is to present the scientific story of exposure to secondhand smoke as accurately and completely as possible.
- Wayne R. Ott
- Dr. Ott is consulting professor at Stanford University and a former USEPA scientist with over 40 years of experience in studying exposure to airborne pollutants. Dr. Ott was an original pioneer of the field of exposure analysis.
Neil E. Klepeis
- Dr. Klepeis is a consulting assistant professor at Stanford University and has been studying exposure to secondhand smoke for over 14 years. He has published significant work in monitoring and modeling secondhand smoke exposure.
- James L. Repace
- Mr. Repace published the first scientific articles on indoor air pollution caused by secondhand tobacco smoke. He is an internationally-recognized expert and consultant in secondhand smoke exposure and risk.
- Lance A. Wallace
- Dr. Wallace, a retired scientist formerly with the USEPA, is widely-published in the field of exposure. He helped pioneer this field while an employee of the USEPA for over 30 years. He led many groundbreaking studies in exposure assessment, including the Total Exposure Assessment Methodology (TEAM) studies.