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Akshika Sharma, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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Akshika Sharma, PhD


A Ph.D. from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Akshika is a Health Behavior scientist whose research focusses on individual and product specific factors influencing health risk perceptions of tobacco products and resulting uptake or intentions to use. Through her work, she has evaluated policy effects on tobacco product use in population and evolving use patterns. She has an undergraduate and master’s degree in Dental science (Oral Health). She is enthusiastic about undertaking topical research that highlights tobacco-use behaviors and abuse liabilities of novel products amongst young adults.

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  • PhD
    University at Buffalo, Cancer Science (2022)

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