Brian L Hitsman, PhD

Brian L Hitsman, PhD

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Behavioral Medicine) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Contact

312-503-2074

680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611

b-hitsman( at )northwestern.edu

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Education and Certification

PhD: Chicago Medical School (2002)

Interests

Description of Interests

Our research integrates multiple disciplinary approaches and methods, including human laboratory, clinical trial, epidemiological, and systematic review and meta-analysis, to delineate psychological a... read more
Our research integrates multiple disciplinary approaches and methods, including human laboratory, clinical trial, epidemiological, and systematic review and meta-analysis, to delineate psychological and neurobiological factors that sustain cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence. The overarching goal of our research is to improve the treatment of nicotine dependence, especially for high tobacco burden clinical (e.g., cancer, depression) and community (e.g., low income, LGBT) populations.

Interests (Keywords)

Addiction; Behavioral Medicine; Cancer Survivorship; Cigarette smoking; Depression; Neurobiology; Psychology; Tobacco Control

Research and Publications

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