Esteve Fernández


Esteve Fernández, MD, MPH, PhD, is the Head of the Tobacco Control Unit of ICO and the Director of the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevetion Department at the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO). He is also an 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  and by Spanish agencies (competitive calls). He has published moret han 2720 papers (moret han 1450 as first or corresponding/senior author) in peer reviewed journals ( with an H-index of 31 (Web of Science). Dr. Fernández has provided advice on tobacco control to WHO (EURO region and TFI program). He has been the editor-in- chief of Gaceta Sanitaria, the journal of the Spanish Society of Public Health, and serves as usual reviewer for Tobacco Control, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, the Lancet, the American Journal of Public Health, among other journals.