Ce Shang, Ph.D.

Dr. Ce Shang is an Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Her research focuses on the economic analysis of health behaviors, with an emphasis on how taxes and policies impact physical activity and substance use and abuse. She is a recipient of the National Institute of Health (NIH) Career Development Award to study alcohol taxation and affordability. She is also the lead of several tobacco control research projects under the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) funded by the NIH and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Ce is a member of the World Heart Federation (WHF) Emerging Leader Program 2016 cohort and has conducted extensive research on tobacco use and tobacco control policies in low- and middle-income countries. In 2015, Ce’s research on the impact of prices on smoking initiation and cessation received the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kaafee Billah Memorial Award in Economics Research.

Ce received her Ph.D. in economics from the Graduate Center, City University of New York.