Principal Investigator: Maria G. Carmona
Sponsor: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
(9/28/1998 - 12/31/2000) Proposal Abstract
SIMSMOKE is a computer model designed for use by Policy makers concerned about tobacco use and its consequences, and interested in simulating the effects of various policy interventions on tobacco use rates and health outcomes. Pacific Institute will:
1. Develop Conceptual Framework for new models based on previous simulation model work plan
2. Develop Module 3 - Conduct Needed Data gathering on tobacco cessation programs and analyze and prepare written documentation of project results.
3. Develop Module 4 - Conduct needed data gathering on retail licensure and analyze and prepare written documentation of project results.
4. Develop Module 5 - Conduct needed data gathering on advertising and counter-advertising and analyze and prepare written documentation of project results.
5. Disseminate results of Module 3, Module 4, and Module 5.
Modification #3 - Task Order #9, adds new Task Orders, new Period of Performance and new Schedule of Deliverables -
Task Ten: Updating Database
Task Eleven: Modifying the Youth Access Module
Task Twelve: Reviewing the Fidelity of Current Business as Usual (BAU) projections
Task Thirteen: Drafting of Two Scholarly Journal Articles
Task Fourteen: Module Evaluation by Expert Modeler
Task Fifteen: Module Development
Task Sixteen: Generation of Reports and Documents
Task Seventeen: Presentations
Task Eighteen: Field Tests of SimSmoke (version 3.5)