Hadii M. Mamudu

Hadii M. Mamudu, PhD, MPA
Assistant Professor of Public Health
Phone: (423) 439-4484
Office: Room G42-D, Lamb Hall

Please visit our Tobacco Policy Research Program page.          


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of California, San Francisco, USA
PhD, Political Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
MA, Political Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
MPA, Political Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana-PA, USA
BA, Political Science and Philosophy, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Courses Taught

Undergraduate level

1. Health Systems
2. International Relations
3. Politics of Africa
4. Research Methods
5. Comparative Politics

Graduate level
1. Health Policy and Politics
2. Rural Health Research and Practice
3. Introduction to Biostatistics

Research Focus

Cardiovascular Health Management, Global Health (non-communicable diseases; NCDs), Tobacco Control
(domestic, regional, and global), Public Health Policy (domestic, regional, and global), the WHO Framework
Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), Wellness and Health Promotion, Health Services Research, Policy
Analysis, and Observational and Epidemiological Studies and Diffusion Studies.

Research Projects

Mamudu, H. Stakeholder Analysis of Adoption and Implementation of a Statewide Smoke-free Policy in a Tobacco Producing State: Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act.  RDC, 2010-2011.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Mamudu HM, Veeranki SP. Tobacco control in Tennessee: It's time for local control. Tennessee Medicine
October 2013: 37-41

Mamudu HM, John RM, Veeranki SP, Ouma EOOA. The odd man out in Sub-Saharan Africa:
Understanding the tobacco use behavior in Madagascar. BMC Public Health 13(1):866

Mamudu HM, Veeranki PS. 2013. Tobacco use among school-going children (11-17 years) in Ghana.
Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 15(8):1355-64

Mamudu HM, Veeranki PS, He Y, Dadkar S, and Boone E. 2011. University personnel's attitudes and
behaviors toward the first tobacco-free policy in Tennessee. Journal of Community Health, 37(4): 855-64

Mamudu HM, Gonzalez M, Glantz SA. 2011. The Nature, Scope and Development of the Global Tobacco Control Epistemic Community.  American Journal of Public Health 101(11): 2044-54.

Mamudu HM, Yang JS, Novotny TE. 2011. UN Resolution on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases: An Opportunity for Global Action. Global Public Health 6(4):347-353

Mamudu HM, Hammond R, Glantz SA. 2011. International Trade vs. Public Health Issue during the FCTC Negotiations, 1999-2003. Tobacco Control, 20:e3

Mamudu HM, Glantz SA. 2009. Civil Society and the Negotiation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Global Public Health, 4:150-168

Mamudu HM, Studlar DT. 2009. Multilevel Governance and Shared Sovereignty: The European Union, Member States, and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Governance; 22(1):73-97

Mamudu HM, Hammond R, Glantz SA. 2008. Tobacco Industry Attempts to Counter World Bank Curbing the Epidemic and Obstruct the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Social Science and Medicine; 67(11): 1690-9

Mamudu HM, Hammond R, Glantz SA 2008. "Project Cerberus": Tobacco Industry Strategy to Create an Alternative to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. American Journal of Public Health 98: 1630-42

Otanez, MG, Mamudu HM, Glantz SA. 2009. Tobacco Companies Use Malawi to Lobby Against Global Tobacco Control. American Journal of Public Health 99(10): 1759-1771

Otanez, MG, Mamudu HM, Glantz, S A. 2007. Global Leaf Companies Control the Tobacco Market in Malawi. Tobacco Control 16, 261-9

Books and Reports

Cairney P, Studlar DT, Mamudu HM. 2012. Global Tobacco Control: Power, Policy Governance and Transfer. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mamudu HM, Dadkar S, Veeranki PS, He Y. 2011. Tobacco Control in Tennessee: Stakeholder Analysis of the Development of the Non-Smokers Protection Act, 2007.  University of California: eScholarship. Available at: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/8z38c04x

Novotny TE, Mamudu HM. 2008. Progression of tobacco control policies: implications for global action and for tobacco control in developing countries. Washington, D.C.: World Bank

Mamudu HM. 2008. The Politics of the Evolution of Global Tobacco Control: The Formation and Functioning of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Germany: VDM Book Publication

Personal Interests

Sports in general