Joel Nitzkin is a public health physician and Chair of the Tobacco Control Task Force of the American Association of Public Health Physicians.
Nitzkin's research focuses on tobacco harm reduction and he is a strong advocate for e-cigarettes and other noncombustible tobacco products. Recently he has been urging the US Food and Drug Administration to classify dissolvable tobacco products as a relatively low risk alternative to cigarettes.
He has worked extensively with Brad Rodu.
Tobacco Industry Affiliations
Joel Nitzkin was a scheduled speaker at the tobacco industry's TabExpo in Prague, November 2011.
- E Cigarette Direct, Electronic cigarette interview with Dr Joel Nitzkin, undated, accessed October 2011
- Joel Nitzkin, Recommendation to FDA/TPSAC Relative to Dissolvable Tobacco Products, 19 January 2012, accessed 28 March 2012
- Tobacco Reporter, Strong Line Up, July 2011, accessed December 2011