Team News

  • Dr. Carpenter was interviewed for the Science Never Sleeps podcast on an episode called Clearing Away the Smoke About Cigarettes.
  • Team IMPACT welcomed two new program assistants to the team. Welcome Monika Schindwolf and Tatiana Myers!
  • Johanna Hidalgo and Liz Hawes were both accepted to clinical psychology Ph.D. programs that they will be starting in fall 2021. We wish them much luck as their new journeys begin at the University of Vermont and the University of Alabama Birmingham.
  • Dr. Dahne received a new grant (R41 DA053856) from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to develop an app-based intervention to help older adolescents quit vaping. Congratulations, Dr. Dahne!
  • Dr. Smith won the 2020 Jarvik-Russell Early Career Award from the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)! The Jarvik-Russell Award honors SRNT members who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of nicotine and tobacco research within 7 years of receiving their terminal degree. Way to go, Dr. Smith!
  • Dr. Carpenter received a new R01 from the National Cancer Institute (R01 CA256729) to evaluate varenicline sampling for smoking cessation. Nice work, Dr. Carpenter!

Recent Team Publications

  • Carpenter, M. J., Gray K. M., Wahlquist A. E., Cropsey K., Saladin M. E., Froeliger B., Smith T. T., Toll B. A., & Dahne J. (2021). A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of Remote Varenicline Sampling to Promote Treatment Engagement and Smoking Cessation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 23(6), 983-991. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntaa241. PMCID: PMC8150130.
  • Silvestri, N. J., Dahne, J., Wahlquist, A. E., Toll, B., & Carpenter, M. J. (2021). Does Medication Sampling Improve Compliance with Brief Advice? Results from a Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of Smoking Cessation, 1-4. doi: 10.1155/2021/6638872. PMCID: PMC8023690.
  • Dahne, J., Player, M., Carpenter, M. J., Ford, D. W., & Diaz, V. A. (2021). Evaluation of a Proactive Smoking Cessation Electronic Visit to Extend the Reach of Evidence-Based Cessation Treatment via Primary Care. Telemedicine and e-Health, 27(3), 347-354. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2020.0167. PMCID: PMC7958988.
  • Smith, T. T., Nahhas, G. J., Carpenter, M. J., Squeglia, L. M., Diaz, V. A., Leventhal, A. M., & Dahne, J. (2021). Intention to Quit Vaping Among United States Adolescents: A Call for Treatment Development. JAMA Pediatrics, 175(1), 97-99. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2348. PMCID: PMC7432259.
  • Denlinger-Apte, R. L., White, C. M., Donny, E. C., Hatsukami, D. K., Benowitz, N. L., Carpenter, M. J., & Smith, T. T. (2021). “I actually finally feel like the cigarettes aren’t controlling me.” –Interviews with participants smoking very low nicotine content cigarettes during a residential study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 219. Doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108465. PMCID: PMC7855643.
  • Dahne, J., Tomko, R. L., McClure, E. A., Obeid, J. S., & Carpenter, M. J. (2020). Remote Methods for Conducting Tobacco-Focused Clinical Trials. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 22(12), 2134-2140. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntaa105. PMCID: PMC7454765.
  • Palmer AM, Smith TT, Nahhas GJ, Rojewski AM, Sanford BT, Carpenter MJ, Toll BA. Interest in quitting e-cigarettes among adult e-cigarette users with and without cigarette smoking history. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4:e214146. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.4146; PMCID: PMC8019099.
  • Carroll, D. M., Denlinger-Apte, R. L., Dermody, S. S., King, J. L., Mercincavage, M., Pacek, L. R., Smith, T. T., Tripp, H. L., & White, C. M.(2021). Polarization within the field of tobacco and nicotine science and its potential impact on trainees. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 23 (1): 36-39. PMCID: PMC7789943.
  • Smith, T. T., Nahhas, G. J., Borland, R., Cho, Y. J., Chung-Hall, J., Fairman, R. T., Fong, G. T., McNeill, A., Popova, L., Thrasher, J. F., & Cummings, K. M. (2021). Which tobacco control policies do smokers support? Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey. Preventive Medicine doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106600. PMCID: PMC3395152.
  • Cropsey KL, Wolford-Clevenger C, Sisson ML, Chichester KR, Hugley M, Azuero A, Businelle MS, Hendricks PS, Shelton RC, Carpenter MJ. A pilot study of nicotine replacement therapy sampling and selection to increase medication adherence in low-income smokers. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. in press.
  • Palmer, A. M., Toll, B. A., Carpenter, M. J., Donny, E. C., Hatsukami, D. K., Rojewski, A. M., Smith, T. T., Sofuoglu, M., Thrul, J., & Benowitz, N. L. Reappraising choice in addiction: Novel conceptualizations and treatments for Tobacco Use Disorder. On Behalf of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Treatment Network. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. in press.