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Leslie A. Robinson, Ph.D.

Leslie A. Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Health

Psychology Building, Room 334
Office Hours

Ph.D., University of Memphis
M.A., Florida State
B.A., Rhodes

Research Interests

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tobacco Prevention Programs
  • Quantitative Review Methodology

Recent Publications (*denotes a mentored student author)

  • *Kahalley, L. S., Robinson, L. A., Tyc, V. L., Hudson, M. M., Leisenring, W., Stratton, K., Zeltzer, L., Mertens, A. C., Robison, L. L., Hinds, P. S. (2012). Risk factors for smoking among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study. Pediatric Blood and Cancer.
  • *Hum, A. M., Robinson, L. A., Jackson, A. A., & Ali, K. S. (2011). Physician communication about smoking and tobacco use. Pediatrics, 127(6): e1368-74.
  • *Kahalley, L. S., Robinson, L. A., Tyc, V. L., Hudson, M. M., Leisenring, W., Stratton, K., Zeltzer, L., Mertens, A. C., Robison, L. L., Hinds, P. S. (2010). Attentional and executive dysfunction as predictors of smoking within the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study Cohort. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12, 344-354.
  • *Dalton, W. T., III, Klesges, L. M., Henderson, L., Somes, G., Robinson, L., & Johnson, K. C. (2010). Gender, smoking status and risk behavior attitudes explain adolescents' patterns of nicotine replacement therapy use. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 147-151.
  • *Throckmorton-Belzer, L., Tyc, V. L., Robinson, L., Klosky, J. L., Lensing, S., & Booth, A. (2009). Anti-smoking communication to preadolescents with and without a cancer diagnosis: Parents and healthcare providers as important communicators. Children's Health Care, 38(4), 283-300.
  • Robinson, L. A., Emmons, K. M., Moolchan, E. T., & Ostroff, J. S. (2008). Developing smoking cessation programs for chronically ill teens: Lessons learned from research with healthy adolescent smokers. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 33, 133-144. (Invited for special issue)