Ed Largo

Ed Largo

Associate Fellow
Regulatory Sciences

Edward Largo, Ph.D., serves as an Associate Fellow, Population Science within the Regulatory Sciences organization of Altria Client Services (ALCS) in Richmond, VA. He leads a team of scientists who conduct research and analyses to evaluate the impact of tobacco product use in the population in support of the Company’s regulatory and harm reduction efforts. In his current role, Dr. Largo oversees formative and applied perception and behavior research, surveillance and epidemiological assessments, population modeling and the synthesis of scientific evidence to support product regulatory applications and submissions.

Dr. Largo has extensive experience in the field of tobacco use behavior research. Since 2003, he has led various research efforts at ALCS in support of its regulatory, underage tobacco prevention, cessation support and corporate responsibility initiatives. His work has entailed diverse primary and secondary research efforts ranging from designing, commissioning and interpreting findings from tobacco use studies to monitoring and analyzing data from national tobacco use surveys.

As a licensed psychologist., Dr. Largo also served in various roles in human resources after joining Altria in 1999. Prior to joining Altria, he was a human resources consultant at Lopez & Associates and specialist at Salomon Brothers. Dr. Largo also has prior teaching experience at the middle school, high school, college and graduate levels.

Ph.D., industrial/organizational psychology, Ohio University, Columbus, OH, 1994

B.S., Psychology from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 1988