Thomas Ylioja



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Thomas Ylioja holds degrees in social work from the University of Calgary (BSW, 2004), and the University of Toronto (MSW, 2011). Prior to entering the doctoral program, he worked for several years as a medical social worker in hospitals and chronic disease clinics in the Canada, and site coordinator for a clinical trial of smoking cessation for hospitalized smokers in Pittsburgh. His research interests include developing and evaluating interventions for tobacco treatment with a focus on minority and disparate populations.