Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD

Associate Professor of Oncology
Department of Health Behavior
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
Tobacco control
Nicotine pharmacology and pharmacokinetics
Nicotine addiction pharmacotherapy and smoking cessation
Toxicology and harm reduction


Dr. Maciej L. Goniewicz joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) in 2013 as Assistant Member of the Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. In 2016, he was appointed Associate Member.

He earned a Pharm.D. degree (2002) and a Ph.D. in Toxicology and Pharmacology (2007) from the Medical University of Silesia, Poland. He completed his postdoctoral fellowships in Clinical Pharmacology and Tobacco Control at the University of California San Francisco and in Smoking Cessation Treatment in Queen Mary University of London, UK. 

Dr. Goniewicz has authored over 40 scientific papers on topics related to tobacco control, biomarkers, and nicotine-containing products. His work has been published in Tobacco Control, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, Pediatrics, Atherosclerosis, Critical Care Medicine, Chemical Research in Toxicology, Journal of Analytical Toxicology, and Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention.


Education and Training: 
2007 - PhD - Medical University of Silesia, Poland
2002 - PharmD - Medical University of Silesia, Poland
2002-2003 - Residency Training in Community Pharmacy
2008-2010 - Postdoctoral Fellow (Clinical Pharmacology, Experimental Therapeutics, & Tobacco Control) - University of California San Francisco
2011-2013 - Research Fellow (Nicotine Dependence Treatment) - Queen Mary University of London, UK
Board Certification: 
2011 - General Pharmaceutical Council, UK
2003 - Polish Pharmaceutical Chamber
Professional Memberships: 
2009-present - Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
2004-2006 - International Society of Exposure Analysis
2002-present - Polish Pharmaceutical Society
2001-present - Polish Chemical Society