Dr. Lorien Abroms is a professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Dr. Abroms' career focuses on the application of mobile phones and other communication technologies for smoking cessation and other health behaviors. Dr. Abroms has developed several text messaging programs for smoking cessation, includingText2Quit that is offered to callers in selected states through 1-800-QUIT-NOW. She recently concluded a randomized trial of Text2Quit in a sample of adult smokers recruited on the Internet, and results indicate a significant increase in biochemically verified quit rates at 6 months follow-up. Dr. Abroms has also developed My Quitline, an evidence-based iPhone app for smoking cessation, and the X-Pack, a smoking cessation kit for young adults, which won the Best Materials Award from APHA (2007). Current projects include the development of a smoking cessation text messaging program for pregnant smokers enrolled in text4baby and developing a smartphone app for HIV+ smokers. Dr. Abroms was awarded the Early Career Award by the Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) Section of the American Public Health Association.