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First published: July 23, 2019 | Last updated: July 23rd, 2019

The SSA Impact Prize, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the SSA Impact Prize, in this, its inaugural year, is Dr Sarah Jackson. Sarah is a Senior Research Fellow at University College London Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group, and engages with a wide variety of groups and figures across the field and outside it, including key decision-makers in government as well as researchers, health professionals and tobacco control policy experts. She has advised on measurement of smoking status in tobacco control surveys and helped to develop a strategy for more formal statistical comparison. Her research has influenced tobacco control policy and her recent meta-analysis on continuous abstinence rates and pharmacological smoking cessation aids was used by Public Health England and NHS England to support work to facilitate a smoking cessation intervention in hospitals. Her analysis on smoking and social housing has contributed to a report by ASH on smoking in the home. Follow her at @DrSarahEJackson