Dr. Oliver is a clinical psychologist by training and is currently pursuing licensure in North Carolina. He received his graduate degree from the University of South Florida and completed his doctoral internship at Yale University School of Medicine. His research focuses on understanding of addictive behaviors, with a particular emphasis on tobacco use. His research program is heavily translational and includes both basic and clinical components. He has experience conducting human laboratory research, clinical trials and policy research. Long-term, he aims to identify new neural and behavioral markers for addiction that can serve as targets for novel interventions.
Digital envirotyping: quantifying environmental determinants of health and behavior.
Lack of utility of cigarettes per day cutoffs for clinical and laboratory smoking research.
Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Novel Smoking Cessation App Designed for Individuals with Co-Occurring Tobacco Dependence and Serious Mental Illness.
Identifying Smoking Environments From Images of Daily Life With Deep Learning.
Using Neuroscience to Inform Tobacco Control Policy.
Young adult dual combusted cigarette and e-cigarette users' anticipated responses to a nicotine reduction policy and menthol ban in combusted cigarettes.
Attentional bias and smokingRead Full Text
Rethinking the Career Landscape for Nicotine and Tobacco Trainees and Early Career Professionals.
Young adult dual combusted cigarette and e-cigarette users' anticipated responses to hypothetical e-cigarette market restrictions.
What Do Smokers Want in A Smartphone-Based Cessation Application?
Barriers and consultation needs regarding implementation of evidence-based treatment in community agencies.
Predicting Smoking Events with a Time-Varying Semi-Parametric Hawkes Process Model.
Basic Science and Public Policy: Informed Regulation for Nicotine and Tobacco Products.
FEASIBILITY AND PRELIMINARY EFFECTS OF INCORPORATING SMOKING-RELATED CONTEXTS INTO AN EXTINCTION-BASED CESSATION THERAPYRead Full Text
ADHD, Smoking Withdrawal, and Inhibitory Control: Results of a Neuroimaging Study with Methylphenidate Challenge.
Precision medicine in addiction research: where has the time gone?
Nicotine Withdrawal Induces Neural Deficits in Reward Processing.
Smoking environment cues reduce ability to resist smoking as measured by a delay to smoking task.
Nicotine increases anterior insula activation to expected and unexpected outcomes among nonsmokers.
How much does love really hurt? Psychopathology and romantic relationships: A meta-analysisRead Full Text
Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes.
How Much Does Love Really Hurt? A Meta-Analysis of the Association between Romantic Relationship Quality, Breakups and Mental Health Outcomes in Adolescents and Young AdultsRead Full Text
Smokers exhibit biased neural processing of smoking and affective images.
Post-operative smoking statusPost-operative smoking status in lung and head and neck cancer patients: Association with depressive symptomatology, pain and fatigue in lung and head and neck cancer patientsRead Full Text
Does Extended Pre Quit Bupropion Aid in Extinguishing Smoking Behavior?
Post-operative smoking status in lung and head and neck cancer patients: association with depressive symptomatology, pain, and fatigue.
Cortical activity differs during nicotine deprivation versus satiation in heavy smokers.
Cognitive manifestations of drinking-smoking associations: preliminary findings with a cross-primed Stroop task.
Statewide dissemination of an evidence-based practice using Breakthrough Series CollaborativesRead Full Text
Prison tobacco policies and litigationRead Full Text
Mentoring the earliest-career psychologists: Role models, knowledge of internship issues, and attitudes toward research and scienceRead Full Text
Nicotine interactions with low-dose alcohol: pharmacological influences on smoking and drinking motivation.
Nicotine deprivation influences P300 markers of cognitive control.
Deprivation, Craving, and Affect: Intersecting Constructs in AddictionRead Full Text
Deprivation, affect, and craving: Intersecting constructs in addictionRead Full Text
Predictors of smoking relapse in patients with thoracic cancer or head and neck cancer.
Visual search and attentional bias for smoking cues: the role of familiarity.
Outdoor smoking ban at a cancer center: attitudes and smoking behavior among employees and patients.
Effects of divalproex on smoking cue reactivity and cessation outcomes among smokers achieving initial abstinence.
Varenicline effects on craving, cue reactivity, and smoking reward.
The smoking N-back: a measure of biased cue processing at varying levels of cognitive load.
Nicotine WithdrawalRead Full Text
Predictors of smoking relapse in thoracic and head and neck cancer patientsRead Full Text
Varenicline effects on craving, cue reactivity and smoking rewardRead Full Text