Researcher Profile

Michael B. Steinberg, MD, MPH, FACP

Full Member, Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Member since 2009

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor, Health Education and Behavioral Science, Rutgers School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Director, Tobacco Dependence Program and Director of Executive Health Program, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital


Research Interests

  • Smoking Cessation/Tobacco Dependence
  • Cancer Screening and Prevention in Primary Care (Lung and Others)
  • Smoking Among Cancer Survivors
  • Impact of Smoking on Cancer Treatment Outcomes
  • System Approaches to Tobacco Treatment (Identification and Referral for Treatment) within a Cancer Center
  • Healthcare Providers' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Towards Cancer Prevention (Smoking)
  • Carcinogenesis of Tobacco and Cessation Medications (Nicotine)

Selected Publications

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