Jean Forster

Professor Emerita, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

Jean Forster

Contact Info

PhD, Genetics, University of Minnesota

MPH, Community Health Education, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


My research spans chronic disease risk reduction strategies, particularly community-level policy intervention studies in alcohol, tobacco control, UV exposure, and equity in health, especially among American Indians. 


Research Summary/Interests

Tobacco Policy Research Group Studies:

  • American Indian Community Tobacco Project (AICTP)
  • Clean Indoor Air Consequences (CIAC)
  • MN Adolescent Community Cohort Study (MACC)
  • Tobacco-Free Youth Recreation (TFYR)
  • Tobacco Policy Options for Prevention (TPOP)
  • Tobacco Free Future (TFF)