Faculty

Jason Oliver

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Addiction
School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Duke Cancer Institute
School of Medicine
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2608 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27705

(919) 668-0093 jason.a.oliver@duke.edu

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. 


Education & Training

Ph.D. 2015

University of South Florida

Grants

Nicotine Withdrawal and Reward Processing: Connecting Neurobiology to Real-World Behavior

National Institutes of Health

Clarifying the role of tobacco retail outlets on maternal smoking during pregnancy and child secondhand smoke exposure

Virginia Commonwealth University

Neurobehavioral substrates of propranolol's effects on drug cue reactivity

National Institutes of Health

Investigating the Effects of E-Cigarette Television Ads on Smokers

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Publications

Digital envirotyping: quantifying environmental determinants of health and behavior.

PMID 32195371
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Lack of utility of cigarettes per day cutoffs for clinical and laboratory smoking research.

PMID 31386967
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Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Novel Smoking Cessation App Designed for Individuals with Co-Occurring Tobacco Dependence and Serious Mental Illness.

PMID 31667501
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Identifying Smoking Environments From Images of Daily Life With Deep Learning.

PMID 31373647
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Using Neuroscience to Inform Tobacco Control Policy.

PMID 29590482
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Young adult dual combusted cigarette and e-cigarette users' anticipated responses to a nicotine reduction policy and menthol ban in combusted cigarettes.

PMID 30399498
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Attentional bias and smoking

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Rethinking the Career Landscape for Nicotine and Tobacco Trainees and Early Career Professionals.

PMID 29660013
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Young adult dual combusted cigarette and e-cigarette users' anticipated responses to hypothetical e-cigarette market restrictions.

PMID 31305213
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What Do Smokers Want in A Smartphone-Based Cessation Application?

PMID 29065202
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Barriers and consultation needs regarding implementation of evidence-based treatment in community agencies.

PMID 31289419
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Predicting Smoking Events with a Time-Varying Semi-Parametric Hawkes Process Model.

PMID 30899917
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Basic Science and Public Policy: Informed Regulation for Nicotine and Tobacco Products.

PMID 29065200
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FEASIBILITY AND PRELIMINARY EFFECTS OF INCORPORATING SMOKING-RELATED CONTEXTS INTO AN EXTINCTION-BASED CESSATION THERAPY

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ADHD, Smoking Withdrawal, and Inhibitory Control: Results of a Neuroimaging Study with Methylphenidate Challenge.

PMID 29052617
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Precision medicine in addiction research: where has the time gone?

PMID 29105925
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Nicotine Withdrawal Induces Neural Deficits in Reward Processing.

PMID 28371807
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Smoking environment cues reduce ability to resist smoking as measured by a delay to smoking task.

PMID 28012965
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Nicotine increases anterior insula activation to expected and unexpected outcomes among nonsmokers.

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How much does love really hurt? Psychopathology and romantic relationships: A meta-analysis

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Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes.

PMID 27856940
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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 Adults

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Smokers exhibit biased neural processing of smoking and affective images.

PMID 27505209
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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 patients

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Does Extended Pre Quit Bupropion Aid in Extinguishing Smoking Behavior?

PMID 25589680
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Post-operative smoking status in lung and head and neck cancer patients: association with depressive symptomatology, pain, and fatigue.

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Cortical activity differs during nicotine deprivation versus satiation in heavy smokers.

PMID 25491928
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Cognitive manifestations of drinking-smoking associations: preliminary findings with a cross-primed Stroop task.

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Statewide dissemination of an evidence-based practice using Breakthrough Series Collaboratives

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Prison tobacco policies and litigation

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Mentoring the earliest-career psychologists: Role models, knowledge of internship issues, and attitudes toward research and science

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Nicotine interactions with low-dose alcohol: pharmacological influences on smoking and drinking motivation.

PMID 24364618
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Nicotine deprivation influences P300 markers of cognitive control.

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Deprivation, Craving, and Affect: Intersecting Constructs in Addiction

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Deprivation, affect, and craving: Intersecting constructs in addiction

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Predictors of smoking relapse in patients with thoracic cancer or head and neck cancer.

PMID 23280005
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Visual search and attentional bias for smoking cues: the role of familiarity.

PMID 22889041
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Outdoor smoking ban at a cancer center: attitudes and smoking behavior among employees and patients.

PMID 22836544
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Effects of divalproex on smoking cue reactivity and cessation outcomes among smokers achieving initial abstinence.

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Varenicline effects on craving, cue reactivity, and smoking reward.

PMID 21559801
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The smoking N-back: a measure of biased cue processing at varying levels of cognitive load.

PMID 21127029
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Nicotine Withdrawal

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Predictors of smoking relapse in thoracic and head and neck cancer patients

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Varenicline effects on craving, cue reactivity and smoking reward

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