Intervention Development: Young Adult Smokers and Vapors

Hands holding a cigarette and vape pen.

Participate in various research activities to contribute to reducing the harms of smoking behaviors among young adults in this NIH-funded study.

Project description

This study explores barriers to progress toward smoking cessation and will identify strategies to implement innovative smoking cessation intervention among young adults. Student involvement will include hands-on research experiences, including recruitment, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to reduce the harms of smoking behaviors among young adults, which will be meaningful for creating healthier society.

Project outcome

  • You can plan for a poster presentation. 
  • If interested, you can be a co-author of an article for journal publication.

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment It can be flexible
Start time Any time 
Level of collaboration It can be flexible
Benefits Academic credit, work study
Who is eligible Anyone
Support Funding is available after the completion of the preparation badge. See below.

Project mentor

Eunhee Park

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

201 E Wende Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3701



To engage with this project, you will work through a series of Project-Based Collaboration digital badges to guide your experience. 

To get started, contact the project mentor using the contact information above to discuss availability and after you’ve received approval, you can start the Project Preparation Digital Badge. Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor

Preparation guidance

Once you have registered for the Project Preparation Digital Badge, you will receive further instructions related to the activities you will need to complete. In addition, you will also complete the following preparation activities for this particular project:

  • Students can distribute flyers and conduct interviews as appropriate. 
  • Students also can participate in data analysis.