Meet Esteve Fernández, TackSHS Coordinator

As coordinator of TackSHS and leader of work package 1 Esteve Fernández and the Catalan Institute of Oncology works on ensuring the coordination between TackSHS work packages and the management of the relationship with the European Commission.

Esteve Fernández, MD, MPH, PhD, is the Director of the WHO Collaborating Center at the Catalan Institute of Oncology and associate professor of public health at University of Barcelona. His main areas of research include tobacco control, electronic cigarettes, and cancer epidemiology. He has been Principal or Associate Investigator, or advisor, in several research projects in tobacco control funded by SANCO and FP7, as well as by Spanish agencies. Dr. Fernández is a consultant on tobacco control for WHO (EURO region and TFI program), and the Spanish and Catalan governments. He actually serves as President of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology and has been the editor-in-chief of Gaceta Sanitaria (the journal of the Spanish Society of Public Health). He is reviewer for Tobacco Control, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, the Lancet, and the British Medical Journal, among other journals.