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    Delia Dempsey, MD, MS

    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address401 Parnassus Ave, LangPorter
    San Francisco CA 94143
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      University of California, San FranciscoPost-Doc Fellow/Scholar Medicine (Pediatrics)1991
      University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
      University of California, San FranciscoM.D. Medicine1986
      University of California, San FranciscoM.S. Medicine1984

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      1. St Helen G, Havel C, Dempsey D, Jacob P, Benowitz NL, et al. Nicotine delivery, retention, and pharmacokinetics from various electronic cigarettes. Addiction. 2015 Oct 2. PMID: 26430813.
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      2. Benowitz NL, Nardone N, Dains KM, Hall SM, Stewart S, Dempsey D, Jacob P. Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up. Addiction. 2015 Oct; 110(10):1667-75. PMID: 26198394.
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      3. St Helen G, Jacob P, Peng M, Dempsey DA, Hammond SK, Benowitz NL. Intake of toxic and carcinogenic volatile organic compounds from secondhand smoke in motor vehicles. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Dec; 23(12):2774-82. PMID: 25398951; PMCID: PMC4257856 [Available on 12/01/15].
      4. Dempsey DA, St Helen G, Jacob P, Tyndale RF, Benowitz NL. Genetic and pharmacokinetic determinants of response to transdermal nicotine in white, black, and Asian nonsmokers. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Dec; 94(6):687-94. PMID: 23933970; PMCID: PMC3834081.
      5. Dempsey DA, Sambol NC, Jacob P, Hoffmann E, Tyndale RF, Fuentes-Afflick E, Benowitz NL. CYP2A6 genotype but not age determines cotinine half-life in infants and children. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Sep; 94(3):400-6. PMID: 23714690; PMCID: PMC3820275.
      6. Jacob P, Abu Raddaha AH, Dempsey D, Havel C, Peng M, Yu L, Benowitz NL. Comparison of nicotine and carcinogen exposure with water pipe and cigarette smoking. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 May; 22(5):765-72. PMID: 23462922; PMCID: PMC3650103.
      7. Benowitz NL, Zhu AZ, Tyndale RF, Dempsey D, Jacob P. Influence of CYP2B6 genetic variants on plasma and urine concentrations of bupropion and metabolites at steady state. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2013 Mar; 23(3):135-41. PMID: 23344581; PMCID: PMC3763712.
      8. Jones IA, St Helen G, Meyers MJ, Dempsey DA, Havel C, Jacob P, Northcross A, Hammond SK, Benowitz NL. Biomarkers of secondhand smoke exposure in automobiles. Tob Control. 2014 Jan; 23(1):51-7. PMID: 23349229; PMCID: PMC3670969 [Available on 01/01/15].
      9. Benowitz NL, Dempsey D, Tyndale RF, St Helen G, Jacob P. Dose-independent kinetics with low level exposure to nicotine and cotinine. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2013 Jan; 75(1):277-9. PMID: 22574797; PMCID: PMC3555070.
      10. St Helen G, Dempsey D, Wilson M, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Racial differences in the relationship between tobacco dependence and nicotine and carcinogen exposure. Addiction. 2013 Mar; 108(3):607-17. PMID: 22971134; PMCID: PMC3553231.
      11. Dempsey DA, Meyers MJ, Oh SS, Nguyen EA, Fuentes-Afflick E, Wu AH, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Determination of tobacco smoke exposure by plasma cotinine levels in infants and children attending urban public hospital clinics. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Sep 1; 166(9):851-6. PMID: 22566513; PMCID: PMC3997061.
      12. St Helen G, Novalen M, Heitjan DF, Dempsey D, Jacob P, Aziziyeh A, Wing VC, George TP, Tyndale RF, Benowitz NL. Reproducibility of the nicotine metabolite ratio in cigarette smokers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jul; 21(7):1105-14. PMID: 22552800; PMCID: PMC3392523.
      13. St Helen G, Goniewicz ML, Dempsey D, Wilson M, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Exposure and kinetics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in cigarette smokers. Chem Res Toxicol. 2012 Apr 16; 25(4):952-64. PMID: 22428611; PMCID: PMC3330130.
      14. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Hall SM, Stewart S, Wilson M, Dempsey D, Jacob P. Smoking behavior and exposure to tobacco toxicants during 6 months of smoking progressively reduced nicotine content cigarettes. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 May; 21(5):761-9. PMID: 22354905; PMCID: PMC3348427.
      15. Hukkanen J, Jacob P, Peng M, Dempsey D, Benowitz NL. Effect of nicotine on cytochrome P450 1A2 activity. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Nov; 72(5):836-8. PMID: 21599724; PMCID: PMC3243019.
      16. Jacob P, Abu Raddaha AH, Dempsey D, Havel C, Peng M, Yu L, Benowitz NL. Nicotine, carbon monoxide, and carcinogen exposure after a single use of a water pipe. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Nov; 20(11):2345-53. PMID: 21908725; PMCID: PMC3210932.
      17. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Dempsey D, Wilson M, Jacob P. Racial differences in the relationship between number of cigarettes smoked and nicotine and carcinogen exposure. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Sep; 13(9):772-83. PMID: 21546441; PMCID: PMC3168241.
      18. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Dempsey D, Havel C, Wilson M, Jacob P. Urine menthol as a biomarker of mentholated cigarette smoking. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Dec; 19(12):3013-9. PMID: 20962297; PMCID: PMC3005539.
      19. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Dempsey D, Yu L, Jacob P. Estimation of nicotine dose after low-level exposure using plasma and urine nicotine metabolites. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 May; 19(5):1160-6. PMID: 20447913; PMCID: PMC2867075.
      20. Hukkanen J, Jacob Iii P, Peng M, Dempsey D, Benowitz NL. Effects of nicotine on cytochrome P450 2A6 and 2E1 activities. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2010 Feb; 69(2):152-9. PMID: 20233178; PMCID: PMC2824476.
      21. Goniewicz ML, Havel CM, Peng MW, Jacob P, Dempsey D, Yu L, Zielinska-Danch W, Koszowski B, Czogala J, Sobczak A, Benowitz NL. Elimination kinetics of the tobacco-specific biomarker and lung carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Dec; 18(12):3421-5. PMID: 19959691; PMCID: PMC2804843.
      22. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Dempsey D, Herrera B, Yu L, Jacob P. Urine nicotine metabolite concentrations in relation to plasma cotinine during low-level nicotine exposure. Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Aug; 11(8):954-60. PMID: 19525206; PMCID: PMC2734286.
      23. Benowitz NL, Dains KM, Hall SM, Stewart S, Wilson M, Dempsey D, Jacob P. Progressive commercial cigarette yield reduction: biochemical exposure and behavioral assessment. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Mar; 18(3):876-83. PMID: 19258480; PMCID: PMC2802575.
      24. Tutka P, Dempsey DA, Jacob P, Benowitz NL, Kroetz DL. Nicotine metabolism in pregnant and nonpregnant rabbits. Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Aug; 10(8):1385-90. PMID: 18686186; PMCID: PMC2923225.
      25. Benowitz NL, Hall SM, Stewart S, Wilson M, Dempsey D, Jacob P. Nicotine and carcinogen exposure with smoking of progressively reduced nicotine content cigarette. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Nov; 16(11):2479-85. PMID: 18006940.
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      26. Chin RL, Olson KR, Dempsey D. Salicylate toxicity from ingestion and continued dermal absorption. Cal J Emerg Med. 2007 Feb; 8(1):23-5. PMID: 20440389; PMCID: PMC2859737.
      27. Levi M, Dempsey DA, Benowitz NL, Sheiner LB. Population pharmacokinetics of nicotine and its metabolites I. Model development. J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn. 2007 Feb; 34(1):5-21. PMID: 17206524.
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      28. Levi M, Dempsey DA, Benowitz NL, Sheiner LB. Prediction methods for nicotine clearance using cotinine and 3-hydroxy-cotinine spot saliva samples II. Model application. J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn. 2007 Feb; 34(1):23-34. PMID: 17206525.
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      29. Dempsey DA, Stewart SL. Smoking habits, nicotine use, and congenital malformations. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 May; 107(5):1167-8; author reply 1168. PMID: 16648426.
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      30. Hukkanen J, Dempsey D, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Effect of pregnancy on a measure of FMO3 activity. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2005 Aug; 60(2):224-6. PMID: 16042678; PMCID: PMC1884929.
      31. Benowitz NL, Jacob P, Bernert JT, Wilson M, Wang L, Allen F, Dempsey D. Carcinogen exposure during short-term switching from regular to "light" cigarettes. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Jun; 14(6):1376-83. PMID: 15941944.
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      32. Nakagawa M, Dempsey DA, Haller C, Toy P. Safe lead levels: blood transfusion of extremely low birth weight infants. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2004 Sep; 43(7):681. PMID: 15378161.
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      33. Hajnal BL, Ferriero DM, Partridge JC, Dempsey DA, Good WV. Is exposure to cocaine or cigarette smoke during pregnancy associated with infant visual abnormalities? Dev Med Child Neurol. 2004 Aug; 46(8):520-5. PMID: 15287242.
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      34. Dempsey D, Tutka P, Jacob P, Allen F, Schoedel K, Tyndale RF, Benowitz NL. Nicotine metabolite ratio as an index of cytochrome P450 2A6 metabolic activity. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Jul; 76(1):64-72. PMID: 15229465.
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      35. Benowitz N, Dempsey D. Pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation during pregnancy. Nicotine Tob Res. 2004 Apr; 6 Suppl 2:S189-202. PMID: 15203821.
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      36. Cornelius MD, Goldschmidt L, Dempsey DA. Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in low-income 6-year-olds: parent report and urine cotinine measures. Nicotine Tob Res. 2003 Jun; 5(3):333-9. PMID: 12791528.
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      37. Dempsey D, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Accelerated metabolism of nicotine and cotinine in pregnant smokers. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2002 May; 301(2):594-8. PMID: 11961061.
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      38. Dempsey DA, Benowitz NL. Risks and benefits of nicotine to aid smoking cessation in pregnancy. Drug Saf. 2001; 24(4):277-322. PMID: 11330657.
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      39. Dempsey DA, Hajnal BL, Partridge JC, Jacobson SN, Good W, Jones RT, Ferriero DM. Tone abnormalities are associated with maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy in in utero cocaine-exposed infants. Pediatrics. 2000 Jul; 106(1 Pt 1):79-85. PMID: 10878153.
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      40. Dempsey D, Jacob P, Benowitz NL. Nicotine metabolism and elimination kinetics in newborns. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2000 May; 67(5):458-65. PMID: 10824624.
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      41. Benowitz NL, Dempsey DA, Goldenberg RL, Hughes JR, Dolan-Mullen P, Ogburn PL, Oncken C, Orleans CT, Slotkin TA, Whiteside HP, Yaffe S. The use of pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation during pregnancy. Tob Control. 2000; 9 Suppl 3:III91-4. PMID: 10982920; PMCID: PMC1766294.
      42. Dempsey D, Moore C, Deitermann D, Lewis D, Feeley B, Niedbala RS. The detection of cotinine in hydrolyzed meconium samples. Forensic Sci Int. 1999 Jun 28; 102(2-3):167-71. PMID: 10464932.
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      43. Ferriero DM, Dempsey DA. Impact of addictive and harmful substances on fetal brain development. Curr Opin Neurol. 1999 Apr; 12(2):161-6. PMID: 10226748.
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      44. Dempsey D, Jacob P, Partridge JC, Jones RT, Panganiban K, Rowbotham MC. Cocaine metabolite kinetics in the newborn. J Anal Toxicol. 1999 Jan-Feb; 23(1):24-8. PMID: 10022205.
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      45. Dempsey DA, Partridge JC, Jones RT, Rowbotham MC. Cocaine, nicotine, caffeine, and metabolite plasma concentrations in neonates. J Anal Toxicol. 1998 May-Jun; 22(3):220-4. PMID: 9602939.
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      46. Moore C, Dempsey D, Deitermann D, Lewis D, Leikin J. Fetal cocaine exposure: analysis of vernix caseosa. J Anal Toxicol. 1996 Oct; 20(6):509-11. PMID: 8889690.
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      47. Konkol RJ, Murphey LJ, Ferriero DM, Dempsey DA, Olsen GD. Cocaine metabolites in the neonate: potential for toxicity. J Child Neurol. 1994 Jul; 9(3):242-8. PMID: 7930402.
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      48. Dempsey D. What's your diagnosis? The case of the missing animal. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1990 Jan; 9(1):49-50. PMID: 2300412.
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