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Katie Myers Smith

Senior Research Fellow, Research Health Psychologist, Queen Mary University of London

Katie is a Senior Research Fellow and chartered Health Psychologist with a track record in health behaviour change related to smoking cessation and weight management.

Since 2005 she has worked in the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Katie has been involved in the development and management of the research projects undertaken at the Health and Lifestyle Research Unit (HAL).


Provision of Tobacco Control Health Inequalities Pilot Programme
Peer-Support weight management programme to supplement brief advice in general practice for obese adults from deprived communities<
Ramdomised trial of nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation
Nicotine Content & Consistency of its delivery
E-Cigarette - Potential toxins and nicotine delivery in users
Smoking Cessation Service
Evaluation of Fresh Start Programme (Obesity)
Tailoring varenicline to individual needs (TVIN study)
Combination of NRT and varenicline to increase cessation of tobacco
Smoking Cessation Service 2013 - 2014
Complementing current pharmacological treatments for smokers with sensory replacement
E-Cigarette & Nicotine Inhalator on tobacco withdrawal symptoms


  • –present
    Researcher, Queen Mary University of London