Learn the Latest in Tobacco Science: 2019 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Conference

How prevalent is Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) use among youth? How does economic hardship affect the use of filtered cigars and cigarillos? How do exposure biomarkers compare in flavored vs. unflavored cigarillo users?

Westat staff will provide the answers to these questions and more at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) in San Francisco, California, February 20-23, 2019.

Presentations and posters to which Westat staff (names in bold) are contributing follow. For more details, see the SRNT program.

Carol H. Christensen, Joanne Chang, Brian Rostron, Hoda Hammad, Dana van Bemmel, Arseima Y. Del Valle-Pinero, Baoguang Wang, Rachel Zamoiski, Elena Mishina, Lisa Falcon, Ana DePina, La'Nissa Brown-Baker, Heather Kimmel, Elizabeth Lambert, Benjamin Blount, Huber Vesper, Lanquing Wang, Maciej Goniewicz, Andrew Hyland, Mark Travers, Dorothy Hatsukami, Ray Niaura, Mike Cummings, Kristie Taylor, Kathryn C. Edwards, Nicolette Borek, Bridget Ambrose, and Cindy Chang. (Poster). PATH Study Wave 1 Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Markers Among Adult E-Cigarette and Cigarette Users.

Stacey Dietz, Tasmia Naz, Sarah Measday, Mary Noorzai, and Kristie Taylor. (Poster). Cigarette Smokers' Use of Filtered Cigars and Cigarillos During Times of Economic Hardship.

Tasmia Naz, Kathryn C. Edwards, Eva Sharma, Elizabeth L. Seaman, Michael J. Halenar, Kristie Taylor, Charles Carusi, and Cassandra A. Stanton. (Poster). Biomarkers of Exposure in Flavored vs. Non-Flavored U.S. Adult Cigarillo Users: Wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study.

Tyler Nighbor, Nathan Doogan, Megan Roberts, Antonio Cepeda-Benito, Allison N. Kurti, Jeff Priest, Harley Johnson, Alexa Lopez, Cassandra A. Stanton, Diann Gaalema, Ryan Redner, Maria Parker, Diana Keith, Amanda J. Quisenberry, and Stephen T. Higgins. (Poster). Smoking Prevalence and Trends Among a U.S. National Sample of Women of Reproductive Age in Rural Versus Urban Settings.

Amanda Quisenberry, Nathan J. Doogan, Cassandra A. Stanton, Megan Roberts, Maria Parker, Allison N. Kurti, Ryan R. Redner, Alexa Lopez, Diann Gaalema, Diana Keith, Tyler Nighbor1, Antonio Cepeda-Benito, and Stephen T. Higgins. (Poster). Advertising Receptivity Mediates a Disparity to Progression to Regular Cigarette Use Among Sexual and Gender Minorities.

Elizabeth L. Seaman, Cassandra A. Stanton, Kathryn C. Edwards, and Michael J. Halenar. (Poster). Use of Tobacco Products for Marijuana Consumption and Association with Substance Use Problems Among U.S. Young Adults at Wave 3 of the PATH Study.

Eva Sharma. (Symposium Chair). Effects of Waterpipe Constituents and Design on Toxicity of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoke and Smoking Behaviors.

Danielle M. Smith, Carol Christensen, Dana van Bemmel, Nicolette Borek, Bridget Ambrose, Gladys Erives, Karen Konkel, Raymond Niaura, Kathryn C. Edwards, Cassandra A. Stanton, Benjamin Blount, Lanqing Wang, Jun Feng, Jeffrey Jarrett, Cynthia Ward, Dorothy Hatsukami, Stephen Hecht, Heather Kimmel, Elizabeth Lambert, Mark Travers, Andrew Hyland, and Maciej L. Goniewicz. (Presentation). Biomarkers of Exposure Among Dual Users of Tobacco Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes: Findings from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study, Wave 1, 2013-2014.

Cassandra A. Stanton, Maansi Bansal-Travers, Amanda L. Johnson, Eva Sharma, Lauren Katz, Bridget K. Ambrose, Marushka L. Silveira, Hannah Day, James Sargent, Nicolette Borek, Wilson M. Compton, Sarah Johnson, Heather L. Kimmel, Annette R. Kaufman, Jeannie Limpert, David Abrams, Michael Cummings, Maciej L. Goniewicz, Susanne Tanski, Mark J. Travers, Andrew J. Hyland, and Jennifer L. Pearson. (Poster). Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use and Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Youth: Findings from Waves 1 and 2 of the PATH Study, 2013-2015.

David Strong, Eric Leas, Tara Elton-Marshall, Olivia A Wackowski, Mark Travers, Maansi Bansal-Travers, Andrew Hyland, Martha White, Madison Noble, K. Michael Cummings, Kristie Taylor, Annette R. Kaufman, Kelvin Choi, and John P. Pierce. (Poster). Youth Perceptions of Harm and Tobacco Use Initiation Among Youth in Wave 1 and Wave 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study.

Andrea M. Stroup and Steven A. Branstetter. (Poster). Comparing Immediate Physiological Responses and Future Intentions of Use Between Combustible and Electronic Waterpipe Users.

Andrea C. Villanti, Amanda L. Johnson, Allison M. Glasser, Shyanika W. Rose, Bridget K. Ambrose, Kevin P. Conway, K. Michael Cummings, Cassandra A. StantonKathryn C. Edwards, Cristine D. Delnevo, Olivia A. Wackowski, Shari P. Feirman, Maansi Bansal-Travers, Jennifer K. Bernat, Enver Holder-Hayes, Victoria R. Green, Marushka L. Silveira, and Andrew Hyland. (Poster). First Flavored Tobacco Use Predicts More Frequent Tobacco Use Among Adults in Waves 1 and 2 of the PATH Study, 2013-2015.

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