Jessica S. Kruger

PhD

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Jessica S. Kruger

PhD

Jessica S. Kruger

PhD

Research Topics

Consumption and addictive behaviors; health behavior decision-making;pedagogy in Public Health.

Contact Information

319 Kimball

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6748

Fax: (716) 829-6040

jskruger@buffalo.edu

Overview Publications News

We're all guilty of binge-watching, but is it healthy? UB researcher Jessica Kruger looked at the health effects of the popular pastime of watching hours upon hours of television shows—with a particular interest in whether it affects college students’ academic achievement and overall health.

UB News

5/29/20

Researchers found that frequent cannabis users aren’t as knowledgeable as they should be about harm reduction strategies, which should serve as a wake-up call to public health campaigns.

4/15/20

Hash Bash participants demonstrate surprisingly low level of knowledge about THC and CBD content and effective dosages, highlighting the need for additional public health education and research.

1/31/20

Not quite, says a new study that highlights the discrepancy between cannabis enthusiasts’ beliefs about the medicinal and health uses of marijuana and the empirical evidence.

1/2/20

UB faculty experts offer tips on how to eat right, move more and stress less.

7/18/19

SUNY FACT2 Excellence in Instruction Award is one of several honors Kruger has received over the past year.

1/18/19

A seed grant from the Incarceration and Public Health Action Network will support a new course in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

7/29/19

Alex Ampadu, Jessica Kruger and Mark R. Marino are recipients of the SA award named in honor of the late, beloved UB history professor.

4/1/19

Netflix can help you chill, but binge watching may be a looming epidemic, says a UB researcher who's studied some of the health effects of this phenomenon.

10/22/18

For faculty member Jessica Kruger, students’ commitment doesn’t end in the classroom.

4/23/19

Results underscore an important issue as more states legalize marijuana: the increased need for tailored nutrition education as the population of pot-smokers grows.

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