Yayi Suryo Prabandari was the Principal Investigator for Project QTI Indonesia. She is a Professor and clinical psychologist in the Department of Health Behavior, Environment and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, where she teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She is also the co-chair of the Graduate Program of Public Health. Dr. Prabandari is an active member of the Faculty of Medicine curriculum team, where she has been instrumental in the transition to problem-based learning in the medical curriculum and the development of a smoking cessation elective module for medical students.
Retna Siwi Padmawati is a medical anthropologist and was a Co-Principal Investigator for Project QTI Indonesia. Dr. Padmawati presently serves as Director, Center of Health Behavior and Promotion in the Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Java. Since the inception of Project QTI, Dr. Padmawati coordinated all community outreach activities, including the development of the smoke free homes initiative, and all cessation clinic activities for QTI Indonesia.
Dr. Padmawati has continued the work with the smoke free homes initiative in Java, where she mentors graduate students in various community-based implementation and evaluation projects focused on reducing second hand smoke exposure in households. She has also worked on the development of text messages for smoking cessation. Recently, Dr. Padmawati served as Co-PI on a study in the District of Lombok Utara in West Nusa Tenggara which examined the impact of reduced in-home second hand smoke exposure on low birth weight prevalence and neonate health.
Tutik Istiyani has been working with Project QTI since 2003 assisting with survey data collection both in clinical and community settings. Since receiving training in cessation counseling, Tutik has worked in several QTI cessation clinics, including those for diabetes and TB patients. She has also been involved in the smoke free homes initiative in communties around Yogjakarta.
Jusniar Dwi Rahaju is a psychologist by training and works on Project QTI as a cessation counselor. She also works with community mobilization for smoke free homes.