Westat Researchers Develop Special Journal Issue on Tobacco Product Use

Westat staff have led an effort to create a special issue of Nicotine and Tobacco Research. Titled the Patterns and Correlates of Multiple Tobacco Product Use in the United States, the issue features 12 original investigations in tobacco regulatory science. 

Topics covered include trends and racial disparities in tobacco use, associations of tobacco use to substance abuse and mental health issues, patterns of tobacco use among women, and more.

This issue is a product of the Center for Evaluation and Coordination of Training and Research (CECTR). Westat developed CECTR to support and evaluate Food and Drug Administration-funded tobacco regulatory science research and training programs.

Cassandra Stanton, Ph.D., a Westat senior epidemiologist, directed the development of this special issue. Dr. Stanton and Michael Halenar, a Westat research analyst, co-authored the preamble and organized a team review of the articles. 

Learn more about Westat’s work in advancing tobacco product regulation through research.

Want to work with us?
You’ll be in great company.

About Us Careers

Westat Employees.
Westat Employee.
Client List
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Internal Revenue Service
National Science Foundation
Social Security Administration
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Georgia Department of Transportation
Maryland Cancer Registry
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Education Agency
Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
DC Public Schools
NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
ClearWay Minnesota
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Teach for America
The Verizon Foundation
The Johns Hopkins University
University of Denver
University of Maryland Baltimore Campus
University of Michigan
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The National Institutes of Health
Forbes 2019: The Best Employers for Diversity

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law. Notices to Employees & Applicants.