Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Research Postgraduate







Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Christina Kyriakos is a PhD student in the Public Health Policy Evaluation Unit within the Department of Primary Care and Public Health. She is funded by the Imperial College London President’s PhD Scholarships.

Her doctoral research is focused on evaluating the implementation and impact of tobacco control policies banning menthol and other flavours.

Christina received her MPH from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the City of New York, USA and her BA in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts, USA.

Christina has experience working on tobacco control research projects in both Europe and the US. In addition to tobacco control, her research interests include implementation science, health disparities, and health services research.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kyriakos CN, Zatonski MZ, Filippidis FT, 2023, Flavour capsule cigarette use and perceptions: a systematic review, Tobacco Control, Vol:32, ISSN:0964-4563, Pages:e83-e94

Kyriakos C, Qi D, Chang CM, et al., 2022, Global market trends of flavour capsule and menthol cigarettes: An ecological analysis using commercial data across 78 countries, 2010-2020, Tobacco Induced Diseases, Vol:20, ISSN:1617-9625, Pages:1-14

Kyriakos C, Driezen P, Fong GT, et al., 2022, The impact of the European Union’s menthol cigarette ban on smoking cessation outcomes: Longitudinal findings from the 2020-2021 ITC Netherlands Surveys, Tobacco Control, ISSN:0964-4563

Kyriakos CN, Fong GT, Perez CDA, et al., 2022, Brazilian smokers are ready for the ban on flavour additives in tobacco to be implemented, Preventive Medicine, Vol:160, ISSN:0091-7435, Pages:1-3

Kyriakos CN, Zatonski MZ, Filippidis FT, 2022, Marketing of flavour capsule cigarettes: a systematic review, Tobacco Control, ISSN:0964-4563

Chen T-H, Kyriakos CN, 2021, Cigarette and E-cigarettes Dual Users, Exclusive Users and COVID-19: Findings from Four UK Birth Cohort Studies, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol:18, ISSN:1660-4601

Kyriakos CN, Driezen P, Girvalaki C, et al., 2020, Awareness and correlates of noticing changes to cigarette packaging design after implementation of the European Tobacco Products Directive: findings from the EUREST-PLUS ITC Europe Surveys., European Journal of Public Health, Vol:30, ISSN:1101-1262, Pages:iii98-iii107

Kyriakos CN, 2020, Regulating flavours in cigarettes: A call to action, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Vol:6, ISSN:2459-3087, Pages:1-2

Shelley DR, Kyriakos C, McNeill A, et al., 2020, Challenges to implementing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control guidelines on tobacco cessation treatment: a qualitative analysis., Addiction, Vol:115, Pages:527-533

Vardavas CI, Kyriakos CN, Fernández E, et al., 2019, H2020 funding for respiratory research: scaling up for the prevention and treatment of lung diseases., Eur Respir J, Vol:54

Shelley DR, Kyriakos C, Campo A, et al., 2018, An analysis of adaptations to multi-level intervention strategies to enhance implementation of clinical practice guidelines for treating tobacco use in dental care settings, Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, Vol:11, ISSN:2451-8654, Pages:142-148

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