Professor Department of Prevention and Community Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Associate Dean for Ph.D. & MS Studies at the Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Lorien Abroms Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Dr. Abroms' career focuses on the intersection of digital communication technologies and health promotion, with an emphasis of developing new applications and insuring that existing ones are health promoting. She has developed and evaluated several apps and text messaging programs for smoking cessation, including Text2Quit which is offered through 1-800-QUITNOW. At George Washington University (GW), Dr. Abroms is the founding director of the GW mHealth Collaborative, an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students in clinical medicine, public health, biostatistics, and engineering.
Abroms was awarded the Early Career Award by the Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) Section of the American Public Health Association, the Best Materials Award from the American Public Health Association, and the Gareth M. Green Award for Excellence in Public Health Practice by the Harvard School of Public Health.