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Department of Psychiatry

Norman Hymowitz, Ph.D.




Ph.D., 1971, Rutgers University




Relevant Publications:

Hymowitz, N. Tobacco. In R. J. Frances, S. I Miller, and A. Mack (Eds.). Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders, Third Edition. New York: The Guilford Press. In Press. (chapter)
Hymowitz, N., and Schwab, J. Solutions for Smoking, 2000. (CD-ROM/Web Site)
Hymowitz, N. Smoking cessation. In N.S. Cherniack, I. Homma and M.D. Altose (Eds.). Rehabilitation of the Patient with Respiratory Disease. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 319-353. (chapter)
Hymowitz, N., Schwab, J., Haddock, C. K., Burd, K. M., and Pyle, S. The Pediatric Residency Training on Tobacco Project: Baseline findings from the Resident Tobacco Survey and observed structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). In Press, Preventive Medicine.
Hymowitz, N., Schwab, M., McNerney, C., Schwab, J., Eckholdt, H., and Haddock, K. Postpartum relapse to cigarette smoking in inner city women. Journal of the National Medical Association. Vol. 95, 2003, 461-474.
Hymowitz, N., Schwab, J., and Eckholdt, H. Pediatric residency training on tobacco: Training Director tobacco survey. Preventive Medicine, Vol. 33, 2001, 688-698.
Hymowitz, N., Schwab, J., and Eckholdt, H. Pediatric residency training on tobacco. Pediatrics, Vol. 108, 2001, P.e8. (


Current Research

I am both a researcher and clinician (psychologist), with strong credentials in behavioral aspects of disease prevention. In particular, I have been involved in the area of tobacco control and prevention for over thirty years, having served as Chairperson of the New Jersey Commision for Smoking OR Health and the American Heart Association Task Force on Smoking, obtained numerous grants, and published numerous papers and chapters.



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