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Paul T. Harrell , PhD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Pediatrics

      Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

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    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

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    • Graduate Education:
    • Ph.D., 2010 - American University, Psychology (Behavior, Cognition & Neuroscience Track)

      M.A., 2008 - American University, Psychology

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    • Medical Education:
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    • Fellowship(s):
    • Drug Dependence EIP (2010 - 2013) - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

      Behavioral Oncology (2013 - 2015) - Moffitt Cancer Center

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    • Sponsored Research:

      Harrell, P.T. "Measure Development for Prediction of E-cigarette Initiation", National Cancer Institute, R03CA195124

      Harrell, P.T. "Adolescent beliefs about E-cigarettes: Measure Development to Understand and Reduce Youth Initiation",  Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth

      Plunk, A.D., Harrell, P.T. "Assessing the Impact of Smoke-Free Public Housing", Housing and Urban Development Healthy Homes Research Program

    • Bio:


Harrell, P.T., Naqvi, S., Plunk, A.D., Ji, M., & Martins, S.S. (in press).  Patterns of United States Youth Tobacco Use:  A Latent Class Analysis from a Nationally Representative Dataset.  American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abusehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00952990.2016.1225072

Harrell, P.T., Lin, H., Park, J.Y., Blank, M., Drobes, D.J. & Evans, D.E. (2016). Dopaminergic Genetic Variation Moderates Effect of Nictotine on Cigarette Reward.  Psychopharmacology, 233(2), 351-360.  PMID:  26497691.

Brandon, T.H., Simmons, V.N., Sutton, S.K., Unrod, M, Harrell, P.T., Meade, C.D. Craig, B.M., Lee, J., & Meltzer, L.R. (2016).  Extended Self-Help for Smoking Cessation:  A Randomized Clinical Trial.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 51(1), 54-62.  PMID:  26868284.  PMCID:  PMC4914420

Pineiro, B., Correa, J.B., Simmons, V.N., Harrell, P.T., Menzie, N.S., Meltzer, L., Unrod, M., & Brandon, T.H. (2016).  Gender Differences in Use and Expectancies of E-cigarettes:  Online Survey Results.  Addictive Behaviors, 52, 91 - 97.  PMID:  26406973.  PMCID:  PMC4644488.

Plunk, A.D., Agrawal, A., Harrell, P.T., Tate, W.F., Will, K.E., Mellor, J.M., & Grucza, R.A. (2016).  The Impact of Adolescent Exposure to Medical Marijuana Laws on High School Completion, College Enrollment, and College Degree Completion.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 168 (1), 320-327.  PMID:  27742490