Maansi Bansal-Travers, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

Contact Information

Department of Health Behavior
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-1527
Fax: 716-845-1265
Email: maansi.travers@roswellpark.org

Research Interests: health communications and health policy; risk perceptions of nicotine and tobacco products; tobacco product regulation; product-specific tobacco education; risk communication; international tobacco research and regulation

Selected Publications

  • Bansal MA, Cummings KM, Hyland A, Giovino GA.  Stop-smoking medications:  who uses them, who misuses them, and who is misinformed about them?  Nicotine Tob Res 2004 Dec:6 Suppl 3:S303-10.
  • Bansal MA, Cummings KM, Hyland A, Bauer JE, Hastrup JL, Steger C.  Do smokers want to know more about the cigarettes they smoke?  Results from the EDUCATE study.  Nicotine Tob Res.  2004 Dec;6 Suppl 3:S289-302.
  • Cummings KM, Hyland A, Giovino GA, Hastrup J, Bauer J, Bansal MA.  Are Smokers Adequately Informed About the Health Risks of Smoking and Medicinal Nicotine?  Nicotine & Tobacco Research.  2004:6(Supplement 3):S333-S340.
  • Cummings KM, Hyland A, Bansal MA, Giovino GA.  What Do Marlboro Light Smokers Know About Low Tar Cigarettes?  Nicotine & Tobacco Research.  2004;6(supplement 6):S323-S332.
  • 2007, National Conference on Tobacco or Health (submitted).  Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Bansal-Travers M, Hyland A, McNeill A, Hammond D, Borland R, Cummings KM.  Perceptions of NRT Safety and Efficacy:  Findings from the ITC 4 Country Study.
  • 2007, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.  Austin, Texas.  Bansal-Travers M, Cummings KM, Celestino P, Hyland A, Brown A.  Evaluation of an Intervention to Correct Smokers' Misperceptions about their Cigarettes.
  • 2007, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.  Austin, Texas.  Travers M, Hyland A, Higbee C, Bansal-Travers M, Peppone L, Cummings KM. Tobacco Smoke Pollution Exposure in Hospitality Venues Around the U.S. and the Effect of Smoke-Free Air Policies.
  • 2007, Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.  Austin, Texas.  Hyland A, Higbee C, Travers M, Van Deusen A, Bansal-Travers M, Cummings KM. Smoke-Free Homes and Smoking Cessation in Adults.
  • 2006, World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Washington D.C.  Travers MB, Cummings KM, Celestino P, Hyland A, Brown A. Evaluation of an Intervention to Correct Smokers' Misperceptions about their Cigarettes.
  • 2006, American Society of Preventive Oncology.  Bethesda, Maryland. Travers MB, Cummings KM, Celestino P, Hyland A, Brown A. Evaluation of an Intervention to Correct Smokers' Misperceptions about their Cigarettes.