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
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butan-1-ol
  • Exercise
  • Parents
  • Health

Recent Publications


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.


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.


Nye, RT, Mercincavage, M & Branstetter, SA 2017, 'Time to first cigarette, physical activity, and pulmonary function in middle-aged to older adult smokers', Journal of Physical Activity and Health, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 612-616.

Clinical Trials Search

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