Meridith Hill Thanner, Ph.D., PMP
Principal Research Scientist Meridith Hill Thanner, manages several high-profile clinical and observational studies funded by FDA and CDC on such topics as the pharmacokinetics of e-cigarette and smokeless tobacco use, and on the effect of secondhand exposure to e-cigarette vapor. As a trained sociologist, Dr. Thanner also has extensive field and ethnographic experience working with varied population groups such as military personnel and their families, prisoners, substance abusers, and juveniles. She has co-authored more than 18 journal articles/book chapters, and sole authored a book based on her dissertation fieldwork. She is experienced in both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods, in survey and in-depth interviewing design, and in all aspects of project management.