Research Associate II, Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS)
Amy Nyman has worked on survey development, data analysis, and manuscript writing for Georgia State University School of Public Health’s Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) since 2013, first as a Research Consultant and currently as a Research Associate II. Her additional projects involve analyzing data for a longitudinal study of the impact of tobacco marketing on youth and adults, as well as coordinating evaluation of colleges and universities who are implementing tobacco-free policies as grantees of the American Cancer Society’s Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative.
Prior to her research work at GSU’s School of Public Health, Amy was an Assistant Study Director at the Center for Survey Research at The University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her focus was survey design, study management, and data analysis for the Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program.
Amy received her M.A. in Communications from The Annenberg School at The University of Pennsylvania, and B.A. in Communications from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Nyman AL, Weaver SR, Huang J, Slovic P, Ashley DL, Eriksen MP. (accepted) US Adult Smokers’ Perceived Risk of Fire or Explosion-Related Injury Caused by Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems. Public Health Reports. Manuscript accepted for publication.
Popova L, Owusu D, Nyman AL, Weaver SR, Yang B, Huang J, Ashley DL. (accepted) Effects of Framing Nicotine Reduction in Cigarettes on Anticipated Tobacco Product Use Intentions and Risk Perceptions among US Adult Smokers. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. Manuscript accepted for publication.
Sterling KL, Jones DM, Majeed BA, Nyman AL, Weaver SR. (2019) Affect Predicts Small Cigar Use in a National Sample of US Young Adults. Tobacco Regulatory Science. 5, 253-263.doi:10.18001/TRS.5.3.4
Nyman AL, Weaver SR, Popova L, Pechacek TF, Huang J, Ashley DL, Eriksen MP. (2018). Awareness and use of heated tobacco products among US adults, 2016-2017. Tobacco Control, 27(Suppl 1): s55-s61. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054323.
Majeed BA, Nyman AL, Sterling KL, Slovic P. (2018). Little cigars and cigarillos: affect and perceived relative harm among U.S. adults, 2015. Addictive Behaviors. Oct;85:107-112. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.05.024.
Nyman AL, Sterling KL, Majeed BA, Jones D, Eriksen MP. (2017). Flavors and risk: perceptions of flavors in little cigars and cigarillos among U.S. adults, 2015, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntx153.
Sterling KL, Majeed BA, Nyman AL, Eriksen MP. (2017). Risk perceptions of little cigar and cigarillo smoking among adult current cigarette smokers, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, Nov 1;19(11):1351-1358. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntw244.
Nyman AL, Sterling KL, Weaver SR, Majeed BA, Eriksen MP. (2016). Little cigars and cigarillos: users, perceptions, and reasons for use, Tobacco Regulatory Science, Jul;2(3):239-251. Epub 2016 Jul 1.
Weaver SR, Majeed BA, Pechacek TF, Nyman AL, Gregory KR, Eriksen MP. (2016). Use of electronic nicotine delivery systems and other tobacco products among USA adults, 2014, Results from a National Survey. International Journal of Public Health, 61:177. doi: 10.1007/s00038-015-0761-0.
Nyman AL and Biener L. (2016). The New Product Watch: successes and challenges of crowdsourcing as a method of surveillance. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 22(1):65-67.
Dube SR, Pathak S, Nyman AL, Eriksen MP. (2015). Electronic cigarette and electronic hookah: A pilot study comparing two vaping products. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2:953-958.
Stepanov I, Biener L, Yershova K, Nyman AL, Bliss R, Parascandola M, and Hatsukami D. (2014). Monitoring tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines and nicotine in novel smokeless tobacco products: findings from round II of the New Product Watch. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 16(8):1070-1078.
Eriksen MP, Nyman AL, and Whitney C. (2014). Global tobacco use and cancer: findings and solutions from The Tobacco Atlas, Cancer Control.
Biener L, Nyman AL, Stepanov I, and Hatsukami D. (2013). Public education about relative harm of tobacco products: an intervention for tobacco control professionals, Tobacco Control, 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050814.
Stepanov I, Biener L, Knezevich A, Nyman AL, Bliss R, Jensen J, Hecht SS, and Hatsukami D. (2012). Monitoring tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines and nicotine in novel Marlboro and Camel smokeless tobacco products: findings from round 1 of the New Product Watch. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, vol. 14(3):274-281.
Bogen K, Biener L, and Nyman AL. (2006). Consequences of marketing exceptions in the Master Settlement Agreement: exposure of youth to adult-only tobacco promotions, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, vol. 8, no. 3, 467-471.
Biener L, Nyman AL, Kline RL, and Albers AB. (2004). Adults only: the prevalence of tobacco promotions in bars and clubs in the Boston area, Tobacco Control, vol. 13, 403-408.
Currivan D, Nyman AL, Turner CF, and Biener L. (2004). Does Telephone Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interviewing improve the accuracy of prevalence estimates of youth smoking? Public Opinion Quarterly, vol. 68, no. 4, 542-564.
Nyman AL, Taylor TM, and Biener L. (2002). Trends in cigar smoking and perceptions of health risks among Massachusetts adults, Tobacco Control, vol.11, suppl ii, 25-28.
Biener L, McCallum-Keeler G, and Nyman AL. (2000). Adults’ response to Massachusetts anti-tobacco television advertisements: impact of viewer and advertisement characteristics, Tobacco Control, vol. 9, 401-407.
Biener L and Nyman AL. (1999). Effect of workplace smoking policies on smoking cessation: results of a longitudinal study, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, vol. 41, no. 12, 1121-1127.