May 10, 2022
March 1, 2022
Public health leads researcher to communication advances
Noel Brewer, PhD, has always been fascinated by health behavior. Brewer's research focuses on vaccination, smoking and health screening.
April 21, 2021
Washington Post: FDA weighs ban on menthol cigarettes, which disproportionately addict — and kill — Black Americans
February 24, 2021
Daily emails about chemicals in tobacco lead some smokers to consider quitting
Adam O. Goldstein, MD, MPH, and Leah M. Ranney, PhD, have published a study that found that smokers who saw messages about tobacco chemicals with associated health risks expressed greater desire to quit smoking.
February 24, 2021
United Press International: Study: Daily emails on smoking danger encourages people to quit
December 16, 2020
UNC Lineberger partners with Fort Bragg to tackle tobacco use
A strategic partnership with Kurt Ribisl, PhD, and colleagues is helping the nation’s largest Army base rework its tobacco policies and take steps to improve the health of its soldiers and their families.
November 16, 2020
NCI awards supplemental grant to UNC Tobacco Treatment Team
The award, a supplement to a two-year NCI grant, will expand tobacco cessation treatment services for N.C. Cancer Hospital patients who use tobacco products and extend these services to their support persons who also use tobacco.
August 7, 2020
RT: Though Concerned About COVID-19, Cigar Smokers are Smoking More, Survey Finds
August 6, 2020
Though concerned about COVID-19, cigar smokers are smoking more, survey finds
Published survey results from Sarah Kowitt, PhD, MPH, and Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, found that more than twice as many cigar smokers reported increased tobacco use since the pandemic’s onset.
June 30, 2020
UNC part of national collaboration studying potential link between smoking and COVID-19 outcomes
Researchers led by Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, and Kimberly Shoenbill, MD, PhD, will help assess whether smoking impacts COVID-19 symptoms, treatment and outcomes.