Traci L. Toomey, Ph.D.
Professor Traci Toomey received her master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Minnesota. Her research interests involve alcohol and tobacco policy research, and injury prevention.
Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
Traci Toomey received her master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Minnesota. Her research interests involve alcohol and tobacco policy research, and injury prevention.
- Ph.D in Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health
- M.P.H. in Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health
- B.A. in Psychology and Physiology, University of Minnesota
PUBH 6078 PubH Plcy Prevention Strategy (Section 001)
PUBH 6078 PubH Plcy Prevention Strategy (Section 002)
Policy research; community organizing; prevention of alcohol and tobacco-related problems; intentional and unintentional injury prevention.
Member: Obesity Prevention Center (http://www.obesityprevention.umn.edu/obp.html)
Div. Epidemiology & Community Health
1300 S. 2nd Street, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone (Work): 626-9070
Or: Millie Woodbury, 624-4386, firstname.lastname@example.org
Klein EG., Forster JL., Collins N, Erickson D J., Toomey, TL. Assessing employment change for Minnesota bars and restaurants following a statewide, comprehensive clean indoor air policy, American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2010;39(6S1):S16–S22, 2010.
Collins NM, Shi Q, Forster JL, Erickson DJ, Toomey TL. Effects of clean indoor air laws on bar and restaurant revenue in Minnesota cities. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 39(6S1):S10–S15, 2010.
Nelson TF, Toomey TL, Lenk KM, Erickson, DJ, Winters K. Implementation of NIAAA College Drinking Task Force Recommendations: How are colleges doing 6 years later? Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34(10):1687-1693, 2010.
Lenk KM, Toomey TL, Erickson DJ., Kilian GR, Nelson T, Fabian, LA Alcohol policies and practices at professional sports stadiums. Public Health Reports,125(5):665-73, 2010.
French, S., Harnack, PJ, Mitchell, NR, Gerlach, AF, Toomey T. Worksite environment intervention to prevent obesity among metropolitan transit workers. Preventive Medicine, 50, 180–185, 2010.
Elder R, Lawrence B, Ferguson A, Naimi T, Brewer R, Cattopadhyay S, Toomey T, Fielding J. The effectiveness of tax policy interventions for reducing excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Am J Prev Med, 38(2):217-29, 2010.
Campbell, C.A., Hahn, R.A., Elder, R., Brewer, R., Fielding, J. Hingson, R, Naimi, T, Toomey T, Wing S, Lawrence B. Middleton JC. he Effectiveness of Limiting Alcohol Outlet Density as a Means of Reducing Excessive Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol-Related Harms, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 37(6), 556-569, 2009.
Toomey, TL., Nelson, TF., Lenk, KM. The age-21 legal drinking age: A case study linking past and current debates. Addiction, 104(12):1958-1965, 2009.
Lenk KM, Toomey TL, Erickson DJ. Alcohol-related problems and enforcement at professional sports stadiums. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy 16(5):451-462, 2009.
Toomey, T, Chen, V., Forster, J., Van Coevering, P., Lenk, K. Do cigarette prices vary by brand, neighborhood, and store characteristics? Public Health Reports, 124: 535-540, 2009.
Toomey T, Tramel, S. Erickson, D., Lenk, K. Use of Research-based Information among Leaders Public Health Agencies. American Journal of Health Education, 40(2): 66-70, 2008.
Moore H, Jones-Webb R, Toomey TL, Lenk KM. Alcohol advertising on billboards, transit shelters, and bus benches in inner-city neighborhoods. Contemporary Drug Problems, 35(2-3), 509 - 532, 2008.
Toomey TL, Erickson DJ, Lenk KM, Kilian G. Likelihood of illegal alcohol sales at professional sport stadiums. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research 32(11):1859-1854, 2008.
Toomey TL, Komro KA, Oakes JM, Lenk KM. Propensity for illegal alcohol sales to underage youth in Chicago. Journal of Community Health 33(3) 134-138, 2008.
Fabian LEA, Toomey TL, Lenk KM, Erickson DJ. Where do underage college students get alcohol? Journal of Drug Education 38(1):15-26, 2008.
Toomey TL, Erickson DJ, Lenk KM, Kilian GR, Perry CL, Wagenaar, AC. A randomized trial to evaluate a management training program to prevent illegal alcohol sales. Addiction, 103(3):405–413, 2008.
Komro, KA, Perry, CL, Veblen-Morenson, S, Farbakhsh, K, Toomey, TL, Stigler, M, Jones-Webb, R, Kugler, KC, Pasch, K. Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a multi-component alcohol use preventive intervention for urban youth: Project Northland Chicago. Addiction, 103(3): 606-618, 2008.
French SA, Harnack LJ, Toomey TL, Hannan PJ. Association between body weight, physical activity and food choices among metropolitan transit workers. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4(52), 2007.
Toomey TL, Fabian LEA, Erickson DJ, Lenk KM. Propensity for obtaining alcohol through shoulder tapping. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(7):1218-1233, 2007.
Toomey TL, Wagenaar AC, Lenk KM. Environmental policies to reduce college drinking: Update on research findings. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 68: 208-219, 2007.
2004 - 2010, Board of Directors, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
2005 - Present, Member, Coordination Team of the CDC Guide to Community Preventive Services Alcohol Initiative
2002-2005, Member, Higher Center for Alcohol and Drug Prevention Advisory Board
2004-2005, Governing Council, Amercian Public Health Association
2002-2004, Member, Section Council, ATOD Section, American Public Health Association
2000-2001, Member, Governing Council, Amercian Public Health Association 1998.
Member, Academy of Distinguished Teaching Professors, 2012
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education Award,UniversityofMinnesota, 2012
ATOD/APHA College-based Leadership Award, 2010
MN MADD Choice Award, 2008
School of Public Health Faculty Community Service Award, 2002
John B. Hawley Award for Health Promotion Research,
1992-1993 Lester Breslow Award for Health Promotion,
1992 Delta Omega Honor Society, 1992
Phi Beta Kappa, 1988
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1987