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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identifying Effective Treatment for Veterans Unwilling to Quit Smoking
Principal Investigator:

Jessica Cook

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $97,491
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Aims and Rationale: Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Veterans smoke at a higher rate than the U.S. population (21.6% vs. 15%), and therefore suffer disproportionately from smoking–related illness. To reduce the enormous health and economic harms of smoking amongst Veterans, we need a comprehensive approach to engage all Veterans who smoke in treatment that effectively helps them stop smoking. Unfortunately, most smokers are unwilling to make a...

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