National Cancer Institute
Annette Kaufman

Annette Kaufman, PhD, MPH

Program Director
Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB)
Behavioral Research Program (BRP)

Research Area: Tobacco control, policy, applied social psychology, risk perception, multiple health behavior change, health behavior theory, health communication

Annette Kaufman is a Health Scientist and Program Director in the Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB), Behavioral Research Program (BRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She obtained her Doctorate in Applied Social Psychology from The George Washington University and Master of Public Health in quantitative methods from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her post-doctoral training as a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Office of the Director (OAD) in the Behavioral Research Program. Dr. Kaufman is actively involved in the development and implementation of the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) and the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study. Her program of research focuses on tobacco product harm judgments and risk perceptions associated with tobacco use. Dr. Kaufman is particularly interested in the influence of policy on tobacco beliefs and behavior.

Secondary Branch Appointment:  Office of the Associate Director (OAD)

Current and past BRP mentors include Erik Augustson and William Klein.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Kaufman, A.R., Land, S., Parascandola, M., Augustson, E., Backinger, C.L. Tobacco Use Transitions: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Prev Med 2015; 81:251-257.

Kaufman, AR, Klein, WM, Suls, J. Communicating Tobacco Product Harm: Compared to What?. Addictive Behaviors 2016; 52:123-125.

Kaufman AR, Finney Rutten LJ, Parascandola M, Blake KD, Augustson EM. Food and Drug Administration Tobacco Regulation and Product Judgments. Food and Drug Administration Tobacco Regulation and Product Judgments . Am J Prev Med 2015; 48(4):445-451.

Blake KD, Rutten LF, Grana RA, Kaufman AR, Agunwamba AA, Wilson PM, Gaysynsky A, Leischow SJ. Information exposure about e-cigarettes predicts reduced harm perceptions and e-cigarette use among adult smokers in the U.S.. Tob Reg Sci 2015 Oct; 1(3):265-275.

Blake KD, Kaufman AR, Lorenzo J, Augustson EM. A Descriptive Study of Television News Coverage of Tobacco in the United States: Frequency of Topics, Frames, Exemplars, and Efficacy. J Health Commun 2015 Dec; 20(12):1415-1421.

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