Professor Coral Gartner

CRE Director

Headshot of Associate Professor Coral Gartner

Professor Coral Gartner is the Director of the Centre of Research Excellence on Achieving the Tobacco Endgame, one of the CREs that contributes to the Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact.

She is an international expert in tobacco control policy based at the School of Public Health, The University of Queensland. She is the country lead Investigator for Australia with the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project), and a Co-Investigator with the SewAUs Wastewater Epidemiology Project. She is currently the Deputy Chair of the School of Public Health’s Research Committee, and the Regional Editor for Australasia for the BMJ journal, Tobacco Control, after serving as a senior editor from 2012-2018. She is currently the President Elect of the Oceania Chapter of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT-O).

Coral has an outstanding record of excellence in research leadership, innovation, and impact in the field of nicotine and tobacco policy, with 177 peer-reviewed publications indexed in Scopus. Her research has been widely translated into policy and is referenced by the World Health Organization, RAND Corporation (US), UK Government, Australian Government Department of Health, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (UK), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US), and the Government of the Netherlands.