Azieb Kidanu, PhD student in Behavioral and Community Health, has research interests in tobacco, health literacy, minority health and college student health. Ms. Kidanu supports the administrative activities of the University of Maryland/Battelle TCORS and serves as research coordinator on the project to examine consumer acceptability of new and manipulated tobacco products through traditional subjective measurements and objective measurements of neurocognitive function (TCORS Research Project 2). She has previous experience planning, implementing and evaluating programs and activities directed at tobacco use prevention and control at the local health department level. She received her B.A. in Biology from the St. Catherine University and M.P.H. in Community Health Education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.