Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Steven A. Branstetter, PhD

Steven A. Branstetter, PhD

Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Tobacco Products
  • Smokers
  • Nicotine
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • Smoke
  • 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butan-1-ol
  • Exercise
  • Parents

Recent Publications


Fan, T, Yingst, JM, Bascom, R, Tuanquin, L, Veldheer, S, Branstetter, S, Foulds, J & Muscat, JE 2022, 'Feasibility of Patient Navigation-Based Smoking Cessation Program in Cancer Patients', International journal of environmental research and public health, vol. 19, no. 7, 4034.


Stroup, AM & Branstetter, SA 2021, 'Comparing Immediate Physiological Responses and Future Intentions of Use between Combustible and Electronic Waterpipe Users', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 115, 106741.
Baker, AN, Bakke, AJ, Branstetter, SA & Hayes, JE 2021, 'Harsh and Sweet Sensations Predict Acute Liking of Electronic Cigarettes, but Flavor Does Not Affect Acute Nicotine Intake: A Pilot Laboratory Study in Men', Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 687-693.
Branstetter, SA, Krebs, NM & Muscat, JE 2021, 'Nighttime Waking to Smoke, Stress, and Nicotine Addiction', Behavioral Sleep Medicine.


Kamens, HM, Silva, CP, Nye, RT, Miller, CN, Singh, N, Sipko, J, Trushin, N, Sun, D, Branstetter, SA, Muscat, JE, Richie, JP & Foulds, J 2020, 'Pharmacokinetic Profile of Spectrum Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 273-279.
Branstetter, SA, Muscat, JE & Mercincavage, M 2020, 'Time to First Cigarette: A Potential Clinical Screening Tool for Nicotine Dependence', Journal of Addiction Medicine, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 409-414.


Branstetter, SA, Nye, R, Sipko, JJ & Muscat, JE 2019, 'The effect of price on the consumption of reduced nicotine cigarettes', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 955-961.
Branstetter, SA, Nye, RT & Muscat, JE 2019, 'Time to first cigarette of the day and 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL) in adult regular and non-daily smokers: (NHANES) 2007–10', Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, vol. 108, 104454.


Stroup, AM & Branstetter, SA 2019, 'An introduction to the electronic waterpipe', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 91, pp. 90-94.
Stroup, AM & Branstetter, SA 2018, 'Effect of e-cigarette advertisement exposure on intention to use e-cigarettes in adolescents', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 82, pp. 1-6.

Clinical Trials Search

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