Robert Schnoll, PhD

Associate Director for Population Science, Abramson Cancer Center Program Leader and Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine

Courses Taught

PUBH 7090 Capstone II

Brief Bio

Dr. Schnoll is a Professor and Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction in the Department of Psychiatry, Associate Director for Population Science at the Abramson Cancer Center, and Senior Fellow at the Center for Public Health Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his Ph.D. (psychology) from the University of Rhode Island in 1998, Dr. Schnoll completed a Cancer Prevention and Control fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center and remained there as faculty in the Division of Population Science until September, 2005, when he moved to Penn. Dr. Schnoll’s research focuses on: 1) Treating nicotine dependence in clinical populations such as smokers with HIV, cancer, or serious mental illness; 2) Understanding and promoting “best practices” for clinician-delivered tobacco treatments; and 3) Improving the effectiveness of pharmacotherapies for nicotine dependence through personalized or extended use of treatments.