Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN

  • Director, Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments (BREATH)
  • Director, Clean Indoor Air Partnership


Faculty Rank

  • Professor


Research Focus

Environmental risk reduction; Tobacco use, prevention, policy, and treatment; policy outcomes research; radon prevention; lung cancer prevention.

College & Department

Contact Information

College of Nursing, 2265 Harrodsburg Rd., Suite 202
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40504
United States



  1. Readiness for smoke-free policy and overall strength of tobacco control in rural tobacco-growing communities.
    Hahn EJ, Rayens MK, York N. Health Promot Pract 14(2):238-246, 2013.
  2. Measuring compliance with tobacco-free campus policy.
    Fallin A, Murrey M, Johnson AO, Riker CA, Rayens MK, Hahn EJ. J Am Coll Health 60(6):496-504, 2012.
  3. Do smoke-free laws in rural, distressed counties encourage cessation?
    Hahn EJ, Rayens MK, Langley RE, Adkins SM, Dignan M. Policy Polit Nurs Pract 11(4):302-8, 2010.
  4. Time since smoke-free law and smoking cessation behaviors.
    Hahn EJ, Rayens MK, Langley RE, Darville A, Dignan M. Nicotine Tob Res 11(8):1011-5, 2009.
  5. Smoke-free laws and adult smoking prevalence.
    Hahn EJ, Rayens MK, Butler KM, Zhang M, Durbin E, Steinke D. Prev Med 47(2):206-9, 2008.