Mark Travers, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

Contact Information

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-5881
Fax: 716-845-1265

Research Interests: measuring exposures to air contaminants using a variety of instruments and biological markers and determining how human behavior and public health policies impact these exposures

Selected Publications

  • Hyland A, Higbee C, Borland R, Travers M, Hastings G, Fong GT, Cummings KM. Attitudes and beliefs about secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies in four countries: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey. Nicotine Tob Res 2009;11(6):642-9.
  • Koong HN, Khoo D, Higbee C, Travers M, Hyland A, Cummings KM, Dresler C. Global air monitoring study: a multi-country comparison of levels of indoor air pollution in different workplaces. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore 2009;38(3):202-6.
  • Connolly GN, Carpenter CM, Travers MJ, Cummings KM, Hyland A, Mulcahy M, Clancy L. How smoke-free laws improve air quality: A global study of Irish pubs. Nicotine Tob Res, 2009;11(6):600-5.
  • VanDeusen A, Hyland A, Travers MJ, Wang C, Higbee C, King B, Alford T, Cummings KM. Secondhand smoke and particulate matter exposure in the home. Nicotine Tob Res, 2009;11(6):635-41.
  • Sendzik T, Fong GT, Travers MJ, Hyland A. An experimental investigation of tobacco smoke pollution exposure in cars. Nicotine Tob Res, 2009;11(6):627-34.
  • Lee K, Hahn E, Robertson HE, Seongjik L, Vogel SL, Travers MJ. Strength of Smoke-free Air Laws and Indoor Air Quality. Nicotine Tob Res, 2009;11(4):381-86.
  • Hyland A, Higbee C, Travers MJ, VanDeusen A, Bansal-Travers M, King B, Cummings KM. Smoke-free Homes and Smoking Cessation and Relapse in a Longitudinal Population of Adults. Nicotine Tob Res, 2009;11(6):614-18.
  • Tárnoki Á, Tárnoki D, Travers M, Hyland A, Dobson K, Mechtler L, Cummings K. Tobacco smoke is a major source of indoor air pollution in Hungary's bars, restaurants, and transportation venues. Clinical and Experimental Medical Journal 2009;3(1):131-138.
  • Schneider S, Siebold B, Schunk S, Jentzsch E, Dresler C, Travers MJ, Hyland A. Exposure to second-hand smoke in Germany: Air contamination due to smoking in German restaurants, bars, and other venues. Nicotine Tob Res 2008;10(3):547-555.
  • Hyland A, Travers MJ, Dresler C, Higbee C, Cummings KM. A 32-country comparison of tobacco smoke derived particle levels in indoor public places. Tobacco Control, 2008; 17(3):159-65. (Editor's Choice Paper)
  • Maziak W, Al Ali R, Fouad MF, Rastam S, Wipfli H, Travers MJ, Ward KD, Eissenberg T. Exposure to secondhand smoke at home and in public places in Syria: a developing country's perspective. Inhalation Toxicology, 20(1): p. 17-24, 2008.