Professor Daynard is at the forefront of an international movement to establish the
legal responsibility of the tobacco industry for tobacco-induced death, disease and
disability. He is president of the law school's Public Health Advocacy Institute and
chair of its Tobacco Products Liability Project. He is also an international leader in
combating the obesity epidemic. 

Professor Daynard has written or co-authored more than 80 articles. He teaches in the
areas of public health law, strategic litigation and administrative law. Professor
Daynard has lectured about legal issues in the control of tobacco and obesity in 50
countries, and has chaired 25 national and international conferences on these subjects.
He is frequently honored, most recently with the Dr. William Cahan Distinguished
Professor Award of the Flight Attendants Medical Research Institute. 

Professor Daynard has been the principal investigator in grants and contracts from the
National Cancer Institute, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the American
Legacy Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is listed in Who's Who
in American Law, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. Professor
Daynard helped develop the concurrent degree program in Law and Public Policy, and
teaches the introductory seminar in the field. 



Roles of tobacco litigation in societal change, School of Law Faculty Publications (2010)


Room for two in tobacco control: limits on the preemptive Scope of the proposed legislation granting FDA oversight of tobacco (with Christopher N. Banthin), School of Law Faculty Publications (2008)

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