Nicolette Borek

Dr. Nicolette Borek is a clinical psychologist at the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). AT CTP Dr. Borek leads a group of FDA scientists who work on a large study on tobacco use, attitudes and health called the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. The PATH Study will include about 42,000 adults and 17,000 12-17 year olds from all over the U.S. looking at things like why people start using tobacco, what tobacco products people use, and how people quit. Prior to joining FDA, Dr. Borek worked at NIDA with research on children and teens exposed to nicotine and other drugs of abuse during their mom’s pregnancy. Dr. Borek also worked with youth and adults with substance use and mental health disorders. When not working, Nicolette likes to spend time with family and friends, do yoga, run, hike and bike, take pictures, and travel.