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

Recent Publications


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, 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.


Mercincavage, M, Smyth, JM, Branstetter, SA & Catley, D 2016, 'Exploring the Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) as a possible measure of nicotine dependence', Substance Abuse, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 323-329.
Branstetter, SA, Horton, WJ, Mercincavage, M & Buxton, OM 2016, 'Severity of nicotine addiction and disruptions in sleep mediated by early awakenings', Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 2252-2259.

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