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Tobacco Control Publications

Khariwala SS, Scheuermann TS, Berg CJ, Hayes RB, Nollen NL, Thomas JL, Guo H, Ahluwalia JS, Benowitz NL. Cotinine and tobacco-specific carcinogen exposure among nondaily smokers in a multiethnic sample. Nicotine and Tobacco Research . 2013 Dec 1. (epub ahead of print) PMID: 24297808


Hui AS, Nazir N, Faseru B, Ellerbeck EF. Ongoing self-engagement in quit attempts and cessation outcomes among rural smokers who were unable to quit after 2 years of repeated interventions. Journal of Rural Health. 2013 Winter;29(1):106-12. PMCID: PMC3539219


Ramaswamy M, Faseru B, Cropsey KL, Jones M, Deculus K, Freudenberg N. Factors associated with smoking among adolescent males prior to incarceration and after release from jail: a longitudinal study. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy . 2013 Oct 31;8(12):37. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1186/1747-597X-8-37 PMID: 24175959


Nazir N, Bevil B, Pacheco CM, Faseru B, McCloskey C, Greiner KA, Choi WS, Daley CM. Characteristics of American Indian light smokers. Addictive Behaviors . 2013 Oct 11. doi:pii: S0306-4603(13)00314-6.10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.10.012 (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 24157425


Hunt JJ, Gajewski BJ, Jiang Y, Cupertino AP, Richter KP. Capacity of US drug treatment facilities to provide evidence-based tobacco treatment. American Journal of Public Health. 2013 Oct;103(10):1799-801. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301427. Epub 2013 Aug 15. PMID: 23948006 PMCID: PMC Journal in Process


Hunt JJ, Cupertino AP, Gajewski BJ, Jiang Y, Ronzani TM, Richter KP. Staff commitment to providing tobacco dependence in drug treatment: Reliability, validity, and results of a national survey. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 2013 Oct 14. (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 24128292


Nahvi S, Wu B, Richter KP, Bernstein SL, Arnsten JH. Low incidence of adverse events following varenicline initiation among opioid dependent smokers with comorbid psychiatric illness. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013 Sep 1;132(1-2):47-52. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.12.026. Epub 2013 Jan 17. PMCID: PMC3762456


Ellerbeck EF, Spertus JA. Let's clear the air for casino patrons and employees. Circulation . 2013 Aug 5. (Epub ahead of print). PMID: 23918256 (Not NIH funded)


Nollen NL, Mayo MS, Ahluwalia JS, Tyndale RF, Benowitz NL, Faseru B, Buchanan TS, Cox LS. Factors associated with discontinuation of bupropion and counseling among African American light smokers in a randomized clinical trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine . 2013 Jun 4. doi: 10.1007/s12160-013-9510-x Epub ahead of print PMID: 23733379 PMCID: PMC Journal - in Process


Filippi MK, McCloskey C, Williams C, Bull JW, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. Perceptions, barriers, and suggestions for creation of a tobacco and health website among American Indian/Alaska Native college students. Journal of Community Health . 2013 Jun;38(3):486-91. PMCID: PMC3594072


Swayampakala K, Thrasher J, Carpenter MJ, Shigematsu C, Cupertino AP, Berg CJ. Level of cigarette consumption and quit behavior in a population of low-intensity smokers-Longitudinal results from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) survey in Mexico. Addictive Behavior . 2013 Apr;38(4):1958-65. PMCID: PMC3579525


Pinsker EA, Berg CJ, Nehl EJ, Prokhorov AV, Buchanan TS, Ahluwalia JS. Intent to quit among daily and non-daily college student smokers. Health Education Research . 2013 Apr;28(2):313-25. doi:10.1093/her/cys116. Epub 2012 Nov 28. PMCID: PMC3594929


Faseru B, Nollen NL, Mayo MS, Krebill R, Choi WS, Benowitz NL, Tyndale RF, Okuyemi KS, Ahluwalia JS, Cox LS. Predictors of cessation in African American light smokers enrolled in a bupropion clinical trial. Addictive Behaviors . 2013 Mar;38(3):1796-1803. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.11.010 Epub 2012 Nov 29. PMCID: PMC3558614


Cupertino AP, Hunt JJ, Gajewski BJ, Jiang Y, Marquis J, Friedmann PD, Engelman KK, Richter KP. The index of tobacco treatment quality: development of a tool to assess evidence-based treatment in a national sample of drug treatment facilities. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. 2013 Mar 15;8(1):13. PMCID: PMC3704700


Buchanan TS, Cox LS, Thomas JL, Nollen NL, Berg CJ, Mayo MS, Ahluwalia JS. Perceived treatment assignment and smoking cessation in a clinical trial of bupropion versus placebo. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2013 Feb;15(2):567-71. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nts143. Epub 2012 Sep 4. PMCID: PMC3611997


Zhu AZ, Cox LS, Nollen N, Faseru B, Okuyemi KS, Ahluwalia JS, Benowitz NL, Tyndale RF. CYP2B6 and bupropion's smoking-cessation pharmacology: the role of hydroxybupropion. Clinical Pharmocology and Therapeutics. 2012 Dec;92(6):771-7. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2012.186. Epub 2012 Nov 14. PMCID: PMC3729209


Clausius RL, Krebill R, Mayo MS, Bronars C, Martin L, Ahluwalia JS, Cox LS. Evaluation of the Brief Questionnaire of smoking urge in Black light smokers. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2012 Sep;14(9):1110-4. doi: 10.1093/inr/ntr267. Epub 2012 Jan 12. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr267. PMCID: PMC3432274


Buchanan TS, Berg CJ, Cox LS, Nazir N, Benowitz NL, Yu L, Yturralde O, Jacob P, Choi WS, Ahluwalia JS, Nollen NL. Adherence to varenicline among African American smokers: an exploratory analysis comparing plasma concentration, pill count, and self-report. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2012 Sep;14(9):1083-91. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr333. Epub 2012 Feb 24. PMCID: PMC3432278


Richter KP, Faseru B, Mussulman LM, Ellerbeck EF, Shireman TI, Hunt JJ, Carlini BH, Ayars CL, Cook DJ, Preacher KJ. Using "warm handoffs" to link hospitalized smokers with tobacco treatment after discharge: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. Trials . 2012 Aug 1;13(1):127. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-13-127. PMCID: PMC3495904


Yeh HW, Ellerbeck EF, Mahnken JD. Simultaneous evaluation of abstinence and relapse using a Markov chain model in smokers enrolled in a two-year randomized trial. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2012 Jul 7;12(1):95. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-95. PMCID: PMC3599722


Cupertino AP, Berg CJ, Gajewski B, Hui SK, Richter K, Catley D, Ellerbeck E. Change in self-efficacy, autonomous and controlled motivation predicting smoking. Journal of Health Psychology . 2012 Jul;17(5):640-52. Epub 2011 Nov 10. PMCID: PMC3549683


Okuyemi KS, Faseru B, Reed GA, Cox LS, Bronars CA, Opole I, Whembolua G, Mayo MS, Ahluwalia JS, Benowitz NL. Effects of menthol on the pharmacokinetics of bupropion among Black smokers. Nicotine and Tobacco Research . 2012 Jun;14(6):688-93. Epub 2012 Feb 8, doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr268. PMCID: PMC3356293


León Salas A, Richter KP, Cupertino AP, Shireman TI. Participación y opiniones de farmacéuticos costarricenses en la cesación del uso del tabaco (Costa Rican pharmacists' participation in and opinions on smoking cessation). Rev. Costarric Salud Pública, Jun 2012, vol.21, no.1, p.03-08. ISSN 1409-1429. (Not NIH funded)


Catley D, Harris KJ, Goggin K, Richter K, Williams K, Patten C, Resnicow K, Ellerbeck E, Bradley-Ewing A, Malomo D, Liston R. Motivational interviewing for encouraging quit attempts among unmotivated smokers: Study protocol of a randomized, controlled, efficacy trial. BMC Public Health . 2012 Jun 19;12(1):456. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-456. PMCID: PMC3487752


Richter KP, Hunt JJ, Cupertino AP, Garrett S, Friedmann PD. Understanding the drug treatment community's ambivalence toward tobacco use and treatment. International Journal on Drug Policy . 2012 May;23(3):220-8. Epub 2012 Jan 26. PMCID: PMC3340506


Berg CJ, Cox LS, Choi WS, Mayo MS, Krebill R, Bronars CA, Ahluwalia JS. Assessment of depression among African American light smokers. Journal of Health Psychology . 2012 Mar;17(2):197-206. Epub 2011 Jul 20. PMID: 21775497 PMCID: PMC Journal - in Process


Cox LS, Nollen NL, Mayo MS, Choi WS, Faseru B, Benowitz NL, Tyndale RF, Okuyemi KS, Ahluwalia JS. Bupropion for smoking cessation in African American light smokers: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of National Cancer Institute . 2012 Feb;104(4): 290-8, doi: 10.1093/jnci/djr513. PMCID: PMC3283533


Berg CJ, Ling PM, Hayes RB, Berg E, Nollen N, Nehl E, Choi WS, Ahluwalia JS. Smoking frequency among current college student smokers: distinguishing characteristics and factors related to readiness to quit smoking. Health Education Research . 2012 Feb;27(1):141-50. Epub 2011 Dec 7. PMCID: PMC3605919


Hunt JJ, Cupertino AP, Garrett S, Friedmann PD, Richter KP. How is tobacco treatment provided during drug treatment? Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2012 Jan;42(1):4-15. Epub 2011 Aug 9. PMCID: PMC3223282


Berg CJ, Daley CM, Nazir N, Cully A, Pacheco CM, Buchanan T, Ahluwalia JS, Greiner KA, Choi WS. Smoke-free policies in the workplace and in the home among American Indians. Journal Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2012 Jan;5(2):81-91. PMCID: PMC3689312


Faseru B, Choi WS, Krebill R, Mayo MS, Nollen NL, Okuyemi KS, Ahluwalia JS, Cox LS. Factors associated with smoking menthol cigarettes among treatment-seeking African American light smokers. Addictive Behaviors. 2011 Dec;36(12):1321-4. Epub 2011 Jul 22. PMCID: PMC3179803


Cox LS, Cupertino AP, Tercyak KP. Interest in participating in smoking cessation programs among Latino primary care patients. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings . 2011 Dec:18(4):392-9. PMCID: PMC329918


Berg CJ, Thrasher J, Westmaas JL, Buchanan T, Pinsker EA, Ahluwalia JS. College student reactions to health warning labels: Sociodemographic and psychosocial factors related to perceived effectiveness of different approaches. Preventive Medicine. 2011 Dec;53(6): 427-430. Epub 2011 Sep 16. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2011.09.006 PMCID: PMC3230734


Berg CJ, Nehl E, Sterling K, Buchanan T, Narula S, Sutfin E, Ahluwalia JS. The development and validation of a scale assessing individual schemas used in classifying a smoker: Implications for research and practice. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2011 Dec;13(12):1257-1265. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr144 Epub 2011 Oct 12. PMCID: PMC3223577


Thompson N, Nollen NL, Nazir N, Cox LS, Faseru B, Goggin K, Ahluwalia JS. Unannounced telephone pill counts for assessing varenicline adherence in a pilot clinical trial. Patient Preference and Adherence . 2011 Sep;5:475-482. Epub 2011 Sep 28. PMCID: PMC3191924


Nollen NL, Cox LS, Nazir N, Ellerbeck E, Owen A, Pankey S, Thompson N, Ahluwalia J. A pilot clinical trial of varenicline for smoking cessation in black smokers. Nicotine and Tobacco Research . 2011 Sep:13(9):868-73. Epub 2011 Apr 15. PMCID: PMC3203399


Cupertino AP, Cox LS, Garrett S, Suarez N, Sandt H, Mendoza I, Ellerbeck EF. Tobacco use and interest in smoking cessation among Latinos attending community health fairs. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2011 Aug:13(4):719-24. PMID: 20936430 (Not NIH funded)


Katz D, Tang F, Faseru B, Horwitz P, Decker C, Jones P, Spertus J. Prevalence and correlates of smoking cessation pharmacotherapy in hospitalized smokers with AMI. American Heart Journal . 2011 Jul; 162(1):74-80. PMCID: PMC3269665


Cox LS, Okuyemi KS, Choi WS, Ahluwalia JS. A review of tobacco use treatments in U.S. ethnic minority populations. American Journal of Health Promotion . 2011 May-Jun;25(5 Suppl):S11-30. PMID: 21510783 (Not NIH funded)


Daley CM, Faseru B, Nazir N, Solomon C, Greiner KA, Ahluwalia JS, Choi WS. Influence of traditional tobacco use on smoking cessation among American Indians. Addiction . 2011 May;106(5):1003-1009. Epub ahead of print 2011 Feb 10. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03391.x PMCID: PMC3074043


Choi WS, Faseru B, Beebe LA, Greiner KA, Yeh HW, Shireman TI, Talawyma M, Cully L, Kaur B, Daley CM. Culturally-tailored smoking cessation for American Indians: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2011 May 18;12(1),126. PMCID: PMC3117716


Faseru B, Turner M, Casey G, Ruder C, Befort CA, Ellerbeck EF, Richter KP. Evaluation of a hospital-based tobacco treatment services: Outcomes and lessons learned. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2011 Apr;6(4):211-218. Epub 2010 Nov 24. PMCID: PMC3081657


Cox LS, Wick JA, Nazir N, Cupertino AP, Mussulman LM, Ahluwalia JS, Ellerbeck EF. Predictors of early versus late smoking abstinence within a 24-month disease management program. Nicotine & Tobacco Research . 2011 Mar;13(3):215-20. Epub 2011 Jan 13. PMCID: PMC3045464


Cox LS, Faseru B, Mayo MS, Krebill R, Snow TS, Bronars CA, Nollen NL, Choi WS, Okuyemi KS, Salzman GA, Benowitz NL, Tyndale RF, Ahluwalia JS. Design, baseline characteristics, and retention of African American light smokers into a randomized trial involving biological data. Trials. 2011 Jan 25;12:22. PMCID: PMC3038942


Berg CJ, Buchanan TS, Ahluwalia JS. Cardiovascular disease risk among light and nondaily smokers. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. 2011;5 (6):519-524. doi: 10.1007/s12170-011-0196-y. (Not NIH funded)


Stoltzfus K, Hunt S, Ayars C, Carlini B, Rabius V, Ellerbeck EF, Richter KP. A pilot study of proactive versus reactive referral to tobacco quitlines. Journal of Smoking Cessation. 2011;6(4):211-8. (Not NIH funded)

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