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Case Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Monica Webb Hooper, psychiatry’s Ashley Braun-Gabelman discuss psychological approach to tobacco cessation

New tobacco cessation lab aims to blend psychology with medication to curb smoking

ideastreamMonica Webb Hooper, director of the Office of Cancer Disparities Research at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, explained how the new lab she will lead will take a psychological approach to tobacco cessation. Ashley Braun-Gabelman, assistant professor of psychiatry, discussed how offering more individuals this method, combined with nicotine-replacement therapy, could help lower Ohio’s high smoking rates.