Cindy Tworek, Ph.D.
West Virginia University, Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy
Translational Tobacco Reduction Research Program (T2R2), Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center
Dr. Tworek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy, WVU School of Pharmacy, and a core investigator in the Translational Tobacco Reduction Research Program (T2R2) at the Mary Babb RandolphCancer Center. She has conducted research in tobacco control policy, smoking cessation, health behavior, and models for substance abuse prevention. She received a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Community Health from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Other graduate degrees include a Master in Public Health and M.S. in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Rochester. Dr. Tworek’s work has focused on health behavior and tobacco control, focusing on youth tobacco use, youth smoking cessation, and the relationship between policy and behavior. Previous professional experience includes the following: Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD (Associate Research Scientist); Maine Medical Center, Center for Tobacco Independence, Portland, ME (Behavioral Scientist); Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Department of Health Behavior, Buffalo, NY; and the Research Institute on Addictions, Buffalo, NY.