Tobacco use behaviors and product characteristics; electronic cigarettes and alternative tobacco products; nicotine exposure and dependence; tobacco regulatory science; physiological and subjective response to tobacco products
Nicholas J. Felicione, PhD, is an addictions and tobacco regulatory scientist focusing his research on the interaction of tobacco use behaviors and tobacco product characteristics and their effect on outcomes, such as health and addiction. His research employs various methods including laboratory studies, clinical trials, naturalistic observation and secondary analyses of population datasets.
Felicione started his research and teaching career while completing his MS and PhD in psychology, with an emphasis in behavioral neuroscience, at West Virginia University. He continued his training with post-doctoral and research scientist positions in the Department of Health Behavior at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, N.Y., before joining the faculty in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior at UB.
Post Doctoral Research Affiliate, Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute, 2019-2020
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco