Brad Rodu

Brad Rodu, DDS, is a professor of medicine and the endowed chair in tobacco-harm-reduction research at the University of Louisville. He is a member of the University’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center. More

Dr. Rodu has for nearly 20 years conducted research on tobacco harm reduction, involving permanent nicotine maintenance with safer tobacco products by smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit smoking with conventional cessation methods.  Dr. Rodu earned his dental degree from the Ohio State University; completed an oral pathology residency program at Emory University; and was awarded fellowships at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute.  He was on the UAB faculty from 1981 to 2005, with appointments in several departments in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Dentistry.  Dr. Rodu's research is supported by unrestricted grants from tobacco manufacturers to the University of Louisville and by the Kentucky Research Challenge Trust Fund.

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