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Alexa Anderson, PhD

Alexa Anderson, PhD
Assistant Professor
andersoa@uwm.eduCunningham Hall
Assistant Professor

Education

PhD Experimental Psychology University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont
MA Experimental Psychology University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont
BS Psychobiology University of New England Biddeford, Maine

Awards & Honors

Achievement Medal for Civilian Service (2017) Department of the Army.

Intellectual Contribution

Cobb, C. O., Lopez, Alexa A., Soule, E. K., Yen, M.-S., Rumsey, H., Lester-Schotles, R., Rudy, A. K., Lipato, T., and Eissenberg, T. “Influence of electronic cigarette liquid flavors and nicotine concentration on subjective measures of abuse liability in young adult cigarette smokers.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 203. (2019): 27-34.

Sipos, Maurice L., Anderson, Alexa, Nyland, Jennifer, Taylor, Maura R., McDonald, Jennifer, LoPresti, Matthew L., Cabrera, Oscar A., and Adler, Amy B. “US soldiers and foreign language school: Stressors and health.” Military medicine. (2019).

Anderson, Alexa, Toblin, Robin L., Riviere, Lyndon A., Lee, James D., and Adler, Amy B. “Correlates of current and heavy smoking among US soldiers returning from combat.” Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology 26.3 (2018): 215.

Kurti, Allison N., Bunn, Janice Y., Villanti, Andrea C., Stanton, Cassandra A., Redner, Ryan, Anderson, Alexa, Gaalema, Diann E., Doogan, Nathan J., Cepeda-Benito, Antonio, Roberts, Megan E., and others, . “Patterns of single and multiple tobacco product use among us women of reproductive age.” Nicotine and Tobacco Research 20.suppl\_1 (2018): S71--S80.

Nighbor, Tyler D., Doogan, Nathan J., Roberts, Megan E., Cepeda-Benito, Antonio, Kurti, Allison N., Priest, Jeff S., Johnson, Harley K., Anderson, Alexa, Stanton, Cassandra A., Gaalema, Diann E., and others. “Smoking prevalence and trends among a US national sample of women of reproductive age in rural versus urban settings.” PloS one 13.11 (2018): e0207818.

Anderson, Alexa, Redner, Ryan, Kurti, Allison N., Keith, Diana R., Villanti, Andrea C., Stanton, Cassandra A., Gaalema, Diann E., Bunn, Janice Y., Doogan, Nathan J., Cepeda-Benito, Antonio, and others, . “Tobacco and nicotine delivery product use in a US national sample of women of reproductive age.” Preventive medicine 117. (2018): 61--68.

Gaalema, Diann E., Pericot-Valverde, Irene, Bunn, Janice Y., Villanti, Andrea C., Cepeda-Benito, Antonio, Doogan, Nathan J., Keith, Diana R., Kurti, Allison N., Anderson, Alexa, Nighbor, Tyler, and others. “Tobacco use in cardiac patients: perceptions, use, and changes after a recent myocardial infarction among US adults in the PATH study (2013--2015).” Preventive medicine 117. (2018): 76--82.

Cepeda-Benito, A, Doogan, NJ, Redner, R, Roberts, ME, Kurti, AN, Villanti, AC, Anderson, Alexa, Quisenberry, AJ, Stanton, CA, Gaalema, DE, and others. “Trend differences in men and women in rural and urban US settings.” Preventive medicine 117. (2018): 69--75.

Anderson, Alexa, Adler, Amy B., Cabrera, Oscar A., and Thomas, Jeffrey L. “Validation of the WRAIR Leadership Scale.” Military Behavioral Health. (2018): 1--10.

Kurti, Allison N., Redner, Ryan, Bunn, Janice Y., Tang, Katherine, Nighbor, Tyler, Anderson, Alexa, Keith, Diana R., Villanti, Andrea C., Stanton, Cassandra A., Gaalema, Diann E., and others. “Examining the relationship between pregnancy and quitting use of tobacco products in a US national sample of women of reproductive age.” Preventive Medicine 117. (2018): 52--60.

Anderson, Alexa, Eissenberg, T, Jaafar, M, and Afifi, R. “Now is the time to advocate for interventions designed specifically to prevent and control waterpipe tobacco smoking.” Addictive behaviors 66. (2017): 41--47.

Kurti, Allison N., Redner, Ryan, Anderson, Alexa, Keith, Diana R., Villanti, Andrea C., Stanton, Cassandra A., Gaalema, Diann E., Bunn, Janice Y., Doogan, Nathan J., Cepeda-Benito, Antonio, and others. “Tobacco and nicotine delivery product use in a national sample of pregnant women.” Preventive medicine 104. (2017): 50--56.

Roberts, Megan E., Doogan, Nathan J., Stanton, Cassandra A., Quisenberry, Amanda J., Villanti, Andrea C., Gaalema, Diann E., Keith, Diana R., Kurti, Allison N., Anderson, Alexa, Redner, Ryan, and others, . “Rural versus urban use of traditional and emerging tobacco products in the United States, 2013--2014.” American journal of public health 107.10 (2017): 1554--1559.

Keith, Diana R., Stanton, Cassandra A., Gaalema, Diann E., Bunn, Janice Y., Doogan, Nathan J., Redner, Ryan, Kurti, Allison N., Cepeda-Benito, Antonio, Anderson, Alexa, Morehead, Adam L., and others. “Disparities in US healthcare provider screening and advice for cessation across chronic medical conditions and tobacco products.” Journal of general internal medicine 32.9 (2017): 974--980.

McDonald, JL, Anderson, Alexa, Lee, JD, Capaldi, VF, and LoPresti, ML. “INSOMNIA, SHORT SLEEP DURATION, AND FAILED TEST PERFORMANCE IN A MILITARY ACADEMIC SETTING.” SLEEP 40. (2017): A98--A99.

Breland, Alison, Soule, Eric, Anderson, Alexa, Ram\^oa, Carolina, , El-Hellani, Ahmad, and Eissenberg, Thomas. “Electronic cigarettes: what are they and what do they do?” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1394.1 (2017): 5--30.

Hiler, Marzena, Breland, Alison, Spindle, Tory, Maloney, Sarah, Lipato, Thokozeni, Karaoghlanian, Nareg, Shihadeh, Alan, Anderson, Alexa, Ramoa, Carolina, and Eissenberg, Thomas. “Electronic cigarette user plasma nicotine concentration, puff topography, heart rate, and subjective effects: Influence of liquid nicotine concentration and user experience.” Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology 25.5 (2017): 380.

Doogan, NJ, Roberts, ME, Wewers, ME, Stanton, CA, Keith, DR, Gaalema, DE, Kurti, AN, Redner, R, Cepeda-Benito, A, Bunn, JY, and others. “A growing geographic disparity: rural and urban cigarette smoking trends in the United States.” Preventive medicine 104. (2017): 79--85.

Bangasser, Debra A., Rozensky, Ronald H., Fowler, Garth A., Kraha, Amanda, Anderson, Alexa, O'Connor, Maureen, Worrell, Frank C., and Kaslow, Nadine J. “Psychology’s core knowledge, scientific subfields, and health service specialization: Preparing a competent workforce—recommendations from the Opening Doors Summit.” Training and Education in Professional Psychology 10.2 (2016): 84.

Soule, Eric K., Anderson, Alexa, Guy, Mignonne C., and Cobb, Caroline O. “Reasons for using flavored liquids among electronic cigarette users: A concept mapping study.” Drug and alcohol dependence 166. (2016): 168--176.

Ramoa, Carolina P., Hiler, Marzena M., Spindle, Tory R., Anderson, Alexa, Karaoghlanian, Nareg, Lipato, Thokozeni, Breland, Alison B., Shihadeh, Alan, and Eissenberg, Thomas. “Electronic cigarette nicotine delivery can exceed that of combustible cigarettes: a preliminary report.” Tobacco control 25.e1 (2016): e6--e9.

Silverman, Kenneth, Jarvis, Brantley P., Jessel, Joshua, and Anderson, Alexa. “Incentives and motivation.” Translational issues in psychological science 2.2 (2016): 97.

Anderson, Alexa, Cobb, Caroline O., Yingst, Jessica M., Veldheer, Susan, Hrabovsky, Shari, Yen, Miao-Shan, Foulds, Jonathan, and Eissenberg, Thomas. “A transdisciplinary model to inform randomized clinical trial methods for electronic cigarette evaluation.” BMC public health 16.1 (2016): 217.

Anderson, Alexa, Hiler, Marzena, Maloney, Sarah, Eissenberg, Thomas, and Breland, Alison B. “Expanding clinical laboratory tobacco product evaluation methods to loose-leaf tobacco vaporizers.” Drug and alcohol dependence 169. (2016): 33--40.

Anderson, Alexa, Skelly, Joan M., and Higgins, Stephen T. “Financial incentives for smoking cessation among depression-prone pregnant and newly postpartum women: effects on smoking abstinence and depression ratings.” Nicotine & Tobacco Research 17.4 (2015): 455--462.

Zvorsky, Ivori A., Anderson, Alexa, White, Thomas J., Skelly, Joan M., and Higgins, Stephen T. “Psychiatric symptoms among pregnant and newly postpartum women receiving financial incentives for smoking cessation.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 100.156 (2015): e245.

Anderson, Alexa, and Eissenberg, Thomas. “Science and the evolving electronic cigarette.” Preventive medicine 80. (2015): 101--106.

Anderson, Alexa, Higgins, Stephen T., and Skelly, JM. “Effects of smoking cessation on postpartum depression.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 100.146 (2015): e184--e185.

Anderson, Alexa, Hiler, Marzena, Ratner, Tessa, Pettaway, Kendall, Breland, Alison, and Eissenberg, Thomas. “ECIG-induced suppression of nicotine/tobacco abstinence symptoms.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 100.156 (2015): e133.

Anderson, Alexa, Skelly, Joan M., White, Thomas J., and Higgins, Stephen T. “Does impulsiveness moderate response to financial incentives for smoking cessation among pregnant and newly postpartum women?” Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology 23.2 (2015): 97.
Vurbic, Drina, Harder, Valerie S., Redner, Ryan R., Anderson, Alexa, Phillips, Julie K., and Higgins, Stephen T. “Co-occurring obesity and smoking among US women of reproductive age: associations with educational attainment and health biomarkers and outcomes.” Preventive medicine 80. (2015): 60--66.

Anderson, Alexa. Examining delay discounting and response to incentive-based smoking-cessation treatment among pregnant women. 2014.

Bradstreet, Matthew P., Higgins, Stephen T., McClernon, F J., Kozink, Rachel V., Skelly, Joan M., Washio, Yukiko, Anderson, Alexa, and Parry, Marie A. “Examining the effects of initial smoking abstinence on response to smoking-related stimuli and response inhibition in a human laboratory model.” Psychopharmacology 231.10 (2014): 2145--2158.

Higgins, Stephen T., Washio, Yukiko, Anderson, Alexa, Heil, Sarah H., Solomon, Laura J., Lynch, Mary E., Hanson, Jennifer D., Higgins, Tara M., Skelly, Joan M., Redner, Ryan, and others. “Examining two different schedules of financial incentives for smoking cessation among pregnant women.” Preventive medicine 68. (2014): 51--57.

Higgins, Stephen T., Washio, Yukiko, Anderson, Alexa, Heil, Sarah H., Solomon, LJ, Lynch, ME, Hanson, J, Higgins, TM, Skelly, JM, and Bernstein, IM. “Incentive-based treatment for pregnant smokers.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 140. (2014): e88.

Anderson, Alexa, Higgins, ST, Heil, SH, Skelly, JM, Lynch, ME, Solomon, LJ, and Bernstein, IM. “Relationships between postpartum cigarette smoking and breastfeeding duration.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 140. (2014): e128.

Anderson, Alexa. Examining Potential Moderators of the Relationship Between Postpartum Cigarette Smoking and Breastfeeding Among Spontaneous Quitters. University of Vermont, 2013.

Gaalema, Diann E., Anderson, Alexa, and Higgins, Stephen T. “Incentive-Based Interventions: Historical Context and New Directions.” Social Neuroscience and Public Health. Springer, New York, NY, (2013): 141--159.

Anderson, Alexa, Gaalema, DE, and Higgins, ST. “Maternal smoking and inadequate breastfeeding.” Handbook of dietary and nutritional aspects of human breast milk. Wageningen Academic Publishers, (2013): 953--959.