Brian L Hitsman, PhD

Brian L Hitsman, PhD

Assistant Professor in 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

Research focuses on: 1) evaluating combination psychological and pharmacological treatments for tobacco dependence; 2) characterizing smoker- and treatment-related factors that influence smokers’ adhe... read more
Research focuses on: 1) evaluating combination psychological and pharmacological treatments for tobacco dependence; 2) characterizing smoker- and treatment-related factors that influence smokers’ adherence to treatment and likelihood of quitting; and 3) developing an understanding though human laboratory and genetic epidemiologic studies of psychological, biological, and genetic factors that convey risk for smoking persistence. Primary end-point is to decrease risk of tobacco attributable disease through long-term smoking cessation.

Interests (Keywords)

Addiction; Behavioral Medicine; Cigarette smoking; Depression; Neurobiology; Psychiatry; Psychology; Tobacco Control

Research and Publications

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