K. Michael Cummings, PhD, MPH

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health and Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-8456
Fax: 716-845-8487
Email: michael.cummings@roswellpark.org

Research Interests: health effects of tobacco, smoking cessation and tobacco use prevention

Selected Publications

  • Cummings KM, Morley, Hyland A. Failed promises of the cigarette industry and its effect on consumer misperceptions about the health risks of smoking. Tobacco Control, 22 (suppl 1):i110-i116, 2002.
  • Cummings KM, Morley C., Horan J, Steger C, Leavell NR. Marketing to America's youth: evidence from corporate documents. Tobacco Control, 11 (suppl 1):i5-i17, 2002.
  • Pauly JL, Mepani AB, Lesses JD, Cummings KM, Streck RJ. Cigarettes with defective filters marketed for forty years: what Philip Morris never told smokers. Tobacco Control, 11 (suppl 1):i51-i61, 2002.
  • Hyland A, Garten S, Giovino G, Cummings KM. Mentholated Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation: Findings from COMMIT. Tobacco Control 11:135-139, 2002.
  • Hyland A, Hughes JR, Farrelly M, Cummings, KM. Switching to lower tar cigarettes does not increase nor decrease motivation or ability to stop smoking. Nicotine & Tob Res, (in press).
  • Cummings KM, Hyland A, Perla J, Giovino GA. Is the prevalence of youth smoking affected by efforts to increase retailer compliance with a minor's access law? Nicotine & Tobacco Research (in press).
  • Cummings KM. Programs and Policies to Discourage the Use of Tobacco Products. Oncogene. 21:7349-7364, 2002.
  • Hyland A, Travers MJ, Cummings KM, Bauer J, Alford T, Wieczorek WF. Tobacco Outlet Density and Demographics in Erie County, New York. Am J Pub Health (in press).
  • Abrams SM, Hyland A, Cummings KM. Internet cigarette purchasing among ninth-grade students in Western New York. Prev Med. 2003 Jun;36(6):731-3.
  • Levy DT, Cummings KM, Hyland A. A simulation of youth initiation policies on overall cigarette usage. Am J Pub Health 90: 1311-1314, 2000.
  • Hyland A, Cummings KM, Siewell M. The impact of untruthful age reporting during compliance checks. J. Pub Health Management and Practice 6(3):115-118, 2000.
  • Hyland A, Cummings KM, NAUENBERG E. Analysis of taxable sales receipts from New York city: Has the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act affected the city's restaurant business? J Pub Health Management and Practice 5(1): 14-21,1999.
  • Hyland A, Cummings KM. Restaurant employment before and after New York City's Smoke-free Air Act. J Pub Health Management and Practice 5(1): 22-27, 1999.
  • Hughes J, Cummings KM, Hyland A. Ability of smokers to reduce their smoking and its association with future smoking cessation. Addiction 94(1): 109-114, 1999.
  • Hastrup JL, Cummings KM, Swedrock T, Hyland A, Pauly JL,. Consumers' Knowledge and Beliefs about the Safety of Cigarette Filters. Tobacco Control, 2001, 10:84.

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