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Jessica L. Burris, PhD

Cancer Center Member

Director, Patient-Oriented and Population Sciences Shared Resource Facility


Research Programs:
Cancer Prevention and Control

Colleges & Departments:
College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology

Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor

Research Focus

Psychological adjustment and smoking cessation after diagnosis of a tobacco-related cancer.

Contact Information

307 Combs Research Building
Lexington, KY 40536-0096
United States



  1. A mechanistic test of nicotine replacement therapy sampling for smoking cessation induction. Burris, J. L., Heckman, B. W., Mathew, A. R., & Carpenter, M. J. (2015). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 392-399. PMC4411194.
  2. Systematic review of tobacco use after lung or head/neck cancer diagnosis: Results and recommendations for future research. Burris, J. L., Studts, J. L., DeRosa, A. P., & Ostroff, J. S. (2015). Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 24, 1450-1461. PMC4592460.
  3. Breast cancer recurrence risk reduction beliefs in breast cancer survivors: Prevalence and relation to behavior. Burris, J. L., Jacobsen, P. B., Loftus, S., & Andrykowski, M. A. (2012). Psycho-Oncology, 21, 427-435. PMC3116938.



Clinical Psychology, University of Kentucky


Drug Abuse, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

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