Tobacco Cessation / Behavioral Health

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Key Researcher

Clinical Profile

Andrew (Drew) Busch, PhD, holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He completed his clinical internship, post-doctoral fellowship, and an Assistant Professorship at The Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Busch is currently a Senior Investigator at HHRI and the HCMC Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology. He is the director of the Tobacco Dependence Clinic at HCMC. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Tobacco Cessation / Behavioral Health

Dr. Busch’s research focuses on the intersection of mental health (e.g., depression), health behaviors (e.g., smoking), and physical health (e.g., cardiovascular disease). The primary ongoing project in the lab is a large clinical trial testing a combination of smoking cessation and mood management following hospitalization for a cardiac event. Other projects focus on smoking cessation and other health behaviors in vulnerable populations. Read more about Dr. Busch’s research here: www.BHEResearch.org

 

Current research funding is provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the American Cancer Society, Clearway MN, and the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI).

Image of Dr. Drew Busch

Key Researcher

Clinical Profile

Andrew (Drew) Busch, PhD, holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He completed his clinical internship, post-doctoral fellowship, and an Assistant Professorship at The Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Busch is currently a Senior Investigator at HHRI and the HCMC Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology. He is the director of the Tobacco Dependence Clinic at HCMC. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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