Elisa Tong, M.A., M.D.
- Assistant Professor
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 0100
Sacramento, CA 95817
4860 Y St., Suites 0101 & 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Additional Phone Numbers
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
Dr. Tong conducts research in tobacco control. She has special interests in tobacco industry scientific issues, tobacco behavior and cessation, secondhand smoke, and Asian populations.
M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California
M.A., Stanford University, Stanford, California
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, California
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Public Health Association
Society for General Internal Medicine
Select Recent Publications
Tong EK, Tang H, Tsoh J, Wong C, Chen MS. Smoke-Free Policies Among Asian-American Women: Comparisons by Education Status. Am J Prev Med 2009; 37(2S):S 144-S 150.
Tong EK, Nguyen TT, Vittinghoff E, Perez-Stable E. Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California's Asian Americans. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2009 Feb; 11(2):197-202.
Tong EK, Nguyen TT, VittinghoffE, Perez-Stable E. Smoking Behaviors Among Immigrant Asian Americans: Rules for Smoke-Free Homes. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2008; 35(1):64-67.
Chen A, Glantz SA, Tong EK. Asian Herbal-Tobacco Cigarettes: Not Medicinal, but Less Harmful? Tobacco Contro1 2007; 16(2):e3.
Jiang Y, Ong MK, Tong EK, Yang Y, Nan Y, Gan Q, Hu TW. Chinese Physicians: Smoking Behavior, Smoking Cessation Attitudes, and Smoking Cessation Practices. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2007 Jul; 33(1):15-22.
Tong EK, Glantz SA Tobacco Industry Efforts Undermining Evidence Linking Secondhand Smoke with Cardiovascular Disease. Circulation 2007; 116:1845-1854.
Hu TW, Mao Z, Ong M, Tong EK, Tao M, Jiang H, Hammond K, Smith KR, de Beyer J, Yurekli A. China at the Crossroads: the Economics of Tobacco and Health. Tobacco Control 2006; 15; 37-41.
Tong EK, Ong MK, Vittinghoff E, Perez-Stahle EJ. Physicians Should Ask and Advise Nondaily Smokers to Quit. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2006 Jan; 30(1):23-30.