Andrew Boyd co-author of paper on nicotine use and COVID-19 hospitalization published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Andrew Boyd is a co-author of the paper “Smoking Status, Nicotine Medication, Vaccination, and COVID-19 Hospital Outcomes: Findings from the COVID EHR Cohort at the University of Wisconsin (CEC-UW) Study.” Among current smokers hospitalized with COVID-19, prescriptions for nicotine patches, lozenges or gum were associated with reduced mortality. The findings, published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, were led by researchers from the University of Wisconsin and included 104,590 hospitalized patients at 21 health systems across the United States.