Staff: Cendrine Robinson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Cendrine Robinson

Cendrine Robinson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Former Fellow, Transitioned Outside of the Program

Cancer Prevention Fellow
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Cendrine Robinson, Ph.D., M.P.H., was a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Tobacco Control Research Branch. Dr. Robinson's research focuses on using online platforms and mobile technology to promote behavior change and smoking cessation among youth and ethnic minorities. Dr. Robinson is interested in increasing teen engagement in NCI's mobile health tools and identifying barriers to smoking cessation. She is also interested in the influence of tobacco control policies on smoking behavior.

In her first year of the Cancer Prevention Fellowship, Dr. Robinson earned a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Robinson earned a Ph.D. from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Robinson completed her internship in Clinical Psychology at the Edward Hines Jr. Veteran Affairs Medical Center. For her dissertation, she conducted a randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of an intervention aimed at reducing the influence of smoking cues among African American smokers. Dr. Robinson holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester.

In May of 2018, Dr. Robinson became a Scientific Program Manager in the Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.