About Jonathan Winickoff, MD, MPH

Jonathan P. Winickoff, MD, MPH, is a practicing general pediatrician and researcher. With over 100 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Winickoff's research focuses on strategies to address tobacco use and exposure in families; current work includes CEASE (Clinical and Community Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure), as well as projects related to thirdhand smoke,regulating smoking in multiunit housing, and raising the purchase age of tobacco to 21. As the past Chair of the AAP Tobacco Consortium, Dr. Winickoff works with pediatric tobacco control researchers across the country to develop the best tobacco practices for child healthcare settings. Dr. Winickoff is a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Dr. Winickoff was educated at Yale University, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health and completed his pediatric residency at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center and fellowship in health services research at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Mass General for Children: Pediatric Group Practice
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6D
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2728

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts)
  • Residency, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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Dr. Jonathan Winickoff conducts empirical research on family tobacco control, specifically within the child healthcare setting on the CEASE (Clinical and Community Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) module. Dr. Winickoff and his team conceptualized and developed module to guide pediatricians in systematically changing their office systems to deliver the tobacco dependence treatment for parents of their patients. The module is currently undergoing research in a randomized control trial in pediatric practices in the United States. For more information on the module, visit CEASE Tobacco or www.facebook.com/ceasetobacco


  • Winickoff JP, Nabi-Burza E, Change Y,Finch S, Regan S, Wasserman M, Woo H, Ossip D, Klein J, Dempsey J, Drehmer J,Hipple B, Slora E, Weiley V, Murphy S, Rigotti N. Implementation of a Tobacco Control Intervention in Pediatric Practice.  Pediatrics. 2013. PMID:23147972

    Hipple B, Nabi-Burza E, Hall N, Regan S, Winickoff JP. Distance-based training in two community health centers to address tobacco smoke exposure of children. BMC Pediatrics 2013. PMID: 23594832

    Friebely J, Rigotti NA, Chang Y, Hall N, Weiley V,Dempsey J, Hipple B, Nabi-Burza E, Murphy S, Woo H, Winickoff JP. Parent smoker role conflict and planning to quit smoking: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2013 MS ID: 1111367879759843. PMID: 23433098

    Winickoff JP, Hipple B, Drehmer J, Nabi E, Hall N, Ossip DJ, Friebely J. A Decade of Lessons Learned from the Development of the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE) Intervention. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2012. September;19(9):414-419.

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