Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Jonathan Foulds, PhD

Jonathan Foulds, PhD

Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
jaf51@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Smoking
  • Nicotine
  • Tobacco Products
  • Therapeutics
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Electronic Cigarettes
  • Tobacco
  • Tobacco Use Cessation Products
  • Smoke
  • Tobacco Use
  • Schizophrenia

Recent Publications

2019

Breland, A, Balster, RL, Cobb, C, Fagan, P, Foulds, J, Koch, JR, Lipato, T, Saliba, N, Shihadeh, A, Sun, S & Eissenberg, T 2019, 'Answering questions about electronic cigarettes using a multidisciplinary model', American Psychologist, vol. 74, no. 3, pp. 368-379. https://doi.org/10.1037/amp0000426
Hrabovsky, S, Midya, V, Lester, C, Veldheer, S, Yingst, JM, Allen, SI, Krebs, NM, Liao, JJ, Reinhart, L, Modesto, J, Evins, AE, Richie, J, Muscat, J, Horn, K & Foulds, J 2019, 'Effect of cigarette rod length on smokers switching to SPECTRUM cigarettes', American Journal of Health Behavior, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 380-392. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.43.2.14
Bitzer, ZT, Goel, R, Reilly, SM, Bhangu, G, Trushin, N, Foulds, J, Muscat, J & Richie, J 2019, 'Emissions of Free Radicals, Carbonyls, and Nicotine from the NIDA Standardized Research Electronic Cigarette and Comparison to Similar Commercial Devices' Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 130-138. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00235
Veldheer, S, Wright, RR & Foulds, J 2019, 'What Low-income Smokers Have Learned from Public Health Pedagogy: A narrative inquiry', American Journal of Health Behavior, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 691-704. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.43.4.4

2018

Goel, R, Trushin, N, Reilly, SM, Bitzer, Z, Muscat, J, Foulds, J & Richie, J 2018, 'A survey of nicotine yields in small cigar smoke: Influence of cigar design and smoking regimens', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 1250-1257. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntx220
Veldheer, S, Midya, V, Lester, C, Liao, JJ, Yingst, JM, Hrabovsky, S, Allen, SI, Krebs, NM, Reinhart, L, Evins, AE, Horn, K, Richie, J, Muscat, J & Foulds, J 2018, 'Acceptability of Switching from Usual Brand to SPECTRUM Research Cigarettes with Normal Nicotine Content' Tobacco Regulatory Science, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 573-585.
Kazi, A, Fazzi, A, Krebs, NM, Merchlinski, AJ, Kline, B, Veldheer, S, Richie, J, Foulds, J, Lane, T, Donny, EC & Muscat, J 2018, 'Cigarette Management System: An operating procedures guide to obtaining and managing investigational tobacco products for regulatory science research' Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, vol. 11, pp. 69-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2018.05.006
Wasserman, EJ, Reilly, SM, Goel, R, Foulds, J, Richie, J & Muscat, J 2018, 'Comparison of biomarkers of tobacco exposure between premium and discount brand cigarette smokers in the NHANES 2011-2012 special sample', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 601-609. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0869
Morean, ME, Krishnan-Sarin, S, Sussman, S, Foulds, J, Fishbein, H, Grana, R, Halpern-Felsher, B, Kim, H, Weaver, SR & O'Malley, SS 2019, 'Development and psychometric validation of a novel measure of sensory expectancies associated with E-cigarette use', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 91, pp. 208-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.08.031
Yingst, J, Foulds, J, Veldheer, S & Du, P 2019, 'Device characteristics of long term electronic cigarette users: A follow-up study', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 91, pp. 238-243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.08.001
Yingst, JM, Lester, C, Veldheer, S, Allen, SI, Du, P & Foulds, J 2018, 'E-cigarette users commonly stealth vape in places where e-cigarette use is prohibited', Tobacco Control. https://doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054432
Goel, R, Bitzer, ZT, Reilly, SM, Bhangu, G, Trushin, N, Elias, R, Foulds, J, Muscat, J & Richie, J 2018, 'Effect of Charcoal in Cigarette Filters on Free Radicals in Mainstream Smoke', Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 745-751. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00092
Bitzer, ZT, Goel, R, Reilly, SM, Elias, R, Silakov, A, Foulds, J, Muscat, J & Richie, J 2018, 'Effect of flavoring chemicals on free radical formation in electronic cigarette aerosols', Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol. 120, pp. 72-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2018.03.020
Bitzer, ZT, Goel, R, Reilly, SM, Foulds, J, Muscat, J, Elias, R & Richie, J 2018, 'Effects of Solvent and Temperature on Free Radical Formation in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols', Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 4-12. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00116
Foulds, J, Hobkirk, A, Wasserman, E, Richie, J, Veldheer, S, Krebs, NM, Reinhart, L & Muscat, J 2018, 'Estimation of compliance with exclusive smoking of very low nicotine content cigarettes using plasma cotinine', Preventive Medicine, vol. 117, pp. 24-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.04.011
Goel, R, Bitzer, ZT, Reilly, SM, Foulds, J, Muscat, J, Elias, R & Richie, J 2018, 'Influence of Smoking Puff Parameters and Tobacco Varieties on Free Radicals Yields in Cigarette Mainstream Smoke' Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 325-331. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00011
Yingst, J, Veldheer, S & Foulds, J 2018, 'Knowledge and Perceptions of FDA Regulation among US Adults in 2015' Journal of Regulatory Science, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 15-19. https://doi.org/10.21423/jrs-v06n01p015
Reilly, SM, Goel, R, Bitzer, Z, Elias, R, Foulds, J, Muscat, J & Richie, J 2018, 'Little cigars, filtered cigars, and their carbonyl delivery relative to cigarettes', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 20, pp. S969-S106. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntx274
Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Hammett, E, Nicholson, J, Berg, A & Foulds, J 2018, 'Pilot Randomized Trial of an Automated Smoking Cessation Intervention via Mobile Phone Text Messages as an Adjunct to Varenicline in Primary Care', Journal of Health Communication, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 370-378. https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2018.1453890
Veldheer, S, Yingst, J, Midya, V, Hummer, B, Lester, C, Krebs, N, Hrabovsky, S, Wilhelm, A, Liao, JJ, Yen, MS, Cobb, C, Eissenberg, T & Foulds, J 2019, 'Pulmonary and other health effects of electronic cigarette use among adult smokers participating in a randomized controlled smoking reduction trial', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 91, pp. 95-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.10.041
Hammett, E, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Yingst, J, Berg, A, Poole, E, Stauffer, D & Foulds, J 2018, 'TXT2STAYQUIT: Pilot randomized trial of brief automated smoking cessation texting intervention for inpatient smokers discharged from the hospital', Journal of Hospital Medicine, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 488-489. https://doi.org/10.12788/jhm.2907
Allen, SI, Foulds, J, Wasserman, E, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Yingst, J & Liu, G 2018, 'Tobacco use among middle and high school students in Pennsylvania' Preventing Chronic Disease, vol. 15, no. 2, 170289. https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd15.170289

2017

Liu, G, Wasserman, E, Kong, L & Foulds, J 2017, 'A comparison of nicotine dependence among exclusive E-cigarette and cigarette users in the PATH study', Preventive Medicine, vol. 104, pp. 86-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.04.001
Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hammett, E, Hrabovsky, S & Foulds, J 2017, 'A method for classifying user-reported electronic cigarette liquid flavors', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 19, no. 11, ntw383, pp. 1381-1385. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntw383
Allen, SI, Foulds, J, Pachas, GN, Veldheer, S, Cather, C, Azzouz, N, Hrabovsky, S, Hameed, A, Yingst, J, Hammett, E, Modesto, J, Krebs, NM, Zhu, J, Liao, JJ, Muscat, J, Richie, J & Evins, AE 2017, 'A two-site, two-arm, 34-week, double-blind, parallel-group, randomized controlled trial of reduced nicotine cigarettes in smokers with mood and/or anxiety disorders: trial design and protocol', BMC Public Health, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3946-4
Schick, SF, Blount, BC, Jacob, P, Saliba, NA, Bernert, JT, El Hellani, A, Jatlow, P, Pappas, RS, Wang, L, Foulds, J, Ghosh, A, Hecht, SS, Gomez, JC, Martin, JR, Mesaros, C, Srivastava, S, St. Helen, G, Tarran, R, Lorkiewicz, PK, Blair, IA, Kimmel, HL, Doerschuk, CM, Benowitz, NL & Bhatnagar, A 2017, 'Biomarkers of exposure to new and emerging tobacco delivery products', American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, vol. 313, no. 3, pp. L425-L452. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00343.2016
Reilly, SM, Goel, R, Trushin, N, Elias, R, Foulds, J, Muscat, J, Liao, JJ & Richie, J 2017, 'Brand variation in oxidant production in mainstream cigarette smoke: Carbonyls and free radicals', Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol. 106, pp. 147-154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2017.05.035
Hobkirk, A, Nichols, TT, Foulds, J, Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Richie, J, Eissenberg, T & Wilson, S 2018, 'Changes in resting state functional brain connectivity and withdrawal symptoms are associated with acute electronic cigarette use', Brain Research Bulletin, vol. 138, pp. 56-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2017.05.010
Hammett, E, Veldheer, S, Yingst, J, Hrabovsky, S & Foulds, J 2017, 'Characteristics, use patterns and perceptions of electronic cigarette users who were never traditional cigarette smokers', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 65, pp. 92-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.10.007
Reilly, SM, Goel, R, Bitzer, Z, Elias, R, Foulds, J, Muscat, J & Richie, J 2017, 'Effects of Topography-Related Puff Parameters on Carbonyl Delivery in Mainstream Cigarette Smoke', Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 1463-1469. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00104
Hrabovsky, S, Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hammett, E & Foulds, J 2017, 'Measurement of exhaled breath carbon monoxide in clinical practice: A study of levels in Central Pennsylvania community members', Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 310-315. https://doi.org/10.1002/2327-6924.12460
Bold, KW, Sussman, S, O'Malley, SS, Grana, R, Foulds, J, Fishbein, H & Krishnan-Sarin, S 2018, 'Measuring E-cigarette dependence: Initial guidance', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 79, pp. 213-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.11.015
Krebs, NM, Allen, SI, Veldheer, S, Martinez, DJ, Horn, K, Livelsberger, C, Modesto, J, Kuprewicz, R, Wilhelm, A, Hrabovsky, S, Kazi, A, Fazzi, A, Liao, JJ, Zhu, J, Wasserman, E, Reilly, SM, Reinhart, L, Trushin, N, Moyer, RE, Bascom, R, Foulds, J, Richie, J & Muscat, J 2017, 'Reduced nicotine content cigarettes in smokers of low socioeconomic status: Study protocol for a randomized control trial', Trials, vol. 18, no. 1, 300. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2038-9
Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hammett, E, Hrabovsky, S & Foulds, J 2017, 'Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws?', Tobacco Control, vol. 26, no. e1, pp. e16-e18. https://doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053074
Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Yingst, J, Sciamanna, C, Berg, A & Foulds, J 2018, 'The Use of Self-Directed Relapse Prevention Booklets to Assist in Maintaining Abstinence After a 6-Week Group Smoking Cessation Treatment Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial', Health Education and Behavior, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 190-197. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198117710979
Goel, R, Bitzer, Z, Reilly, SM, Trushin, N, Foulds, J, Muscat, J, Liao, JJ, Elias, R & Richie, J 2017, 'Variation in Free Radical Yields from U.S. Marketed Cigarettes', Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1038-1045. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00359

2016

Lopez, AA, Cobb, CO, Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Yen, MS, Foulds, J & Eissenberg, T 2016, 'A transdisciplinary model to inform randomized clinical trial methods for electronic cigarette evaluation', BMC Public Health, vol. 16, no. 1, 217. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-2792-8
Veldheer, S, Yingst, J, Rogers, A & Foulds, J 2017, 'Completion rates in a preoperative surgical weight loss program by tobacco use status', Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 842-847. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2017.02.004
Nichols, TT, Foulds, J, Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Richie, J, Eissenberg, T & Wilson, S 2016, 'Cue-reactivity in experienced electronic cigarette users: Novel stimulus videos and a pilot fMRI study', Brain Research Bulletin, vol. 123, pp. 23-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2015.10.003
Nutt, DJ, Phillips, LD, Balfour, D, Curran, HV, Dockrell, M, Foulds, J, Fagerstrom, K, Letlape, K, Polosa, R, Ramsey, J & Sweanor, D 2016, 'E-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking', The Lancet, vol. 387, no. 10024, pp. 1160-1162. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00253-6
Sheffer, CE, Payne, T, Ostroff, JS, Jolicoeur, D, Steinberg, M, Czabafy, S, Foulds, J, Bars, M, Wassum, K & Perry, B 2016, 'Increasing the quality and availability of evidence-based treatment for tobacco dependence through unified certification of tobacco treatment specialists', Journal of Smoking Cessation, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 229-235. https://doi.org/10.1017/jsc.2014.30
Baweja, R, Curci, K, Yingst, J, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Wilson, S, Nichols, TT, Eissenberg, T & Foulds, J 2016, 'Views of experienced electronic cigarette users', Addiction Research and Theory, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 80-88. https://doi.org/10.3109/16066359.2015.1077947

2015

Foulds, J, Veldheer, S, Yingst, J, Hrabovsky, S, Wilson, S, Nichols, TT & Eissenberg, T 2015, 'Development of a questionnaire for assessing dependence on electronic cigarettes among a large sample of ex-smoking e-cigarette users', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 186-192. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntu204
Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Nichols, TT, Wilson, S & Foulds, J 2015, 'Factors associated with electronic cigarette users' device preferences and transition from first generation to advanced generation devices', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 17, no. 10, pp. 1242-1246. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv052
Goel, R, Durand, E, Trushin, N, Prokopczyk, B, Foulds, J, Elias, R & Richie, J 2015, 'Highly Reactive Free Radicals in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols', Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 1675-1677. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.5b00220
Yingst, JM, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Sciamanna, C & Foulds, J 2015, 'Reasons for non-adherence to nicotine patch therapy during the first month of a quit attempt', International Journal of Clinical Practice, vol. 69, no. 8, pp. 883-888. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12644
Veldheer, S, Yingst, J, Zhu, J & Foulds, J 2015, 'Ten-year weight gain in smokers who quit, smokers who continued smoking and never smokers in the United States, NHANES 2003-2012' International Journal of Obesity, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 1727-1732. https://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2015.127
Foulds, J, Veldheer, S, Hrabovsky, S, Yingst, J, Sciamanna, C, Chen, G, Maccani, JZJ & Berg, A 2015, 'The effect of motivational lung age feedback on short-term quit rates in smokers seeking intensive group treatment: A randomized controlled pilot study' Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 153, pp. 271-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.05.007
Foulds, J 2015, 'Use of electronic cigarettes by adolescents' Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 569-570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.09.004

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