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Recent Publications

Tob Control. 2016 Jun 27. 
Authors: DeLong H, Chriqui J, Leider J, Chaloupka FJ.Image courtesy of Microsoft

BACKGROUND: Native American tribes, as sovereign nations, are exempt from state tobacco... more

Image by Paige Blumer/ UICHealth Promot Pract. 2016 Nov;17(6):880-890.
Authors: Martin MA, Floyd EC, Nixon SK, Villalpando S, Shalowitz M, Lynch E.

This article describes formative work conducted to inform design of an intervention targeting asthma control in overweight/obese children. Using a PRECEDE-PROCEED framework and a community-based participatory research... more

Front Pub Health. 3 June 2016. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2016.00113
Authors: Thrun E, Leider J, Chriqui JF.

The abstract of the accepted manuscript:

Background: In response to traditional zoning codes that contribute to car-dependent, sprawling, and disconnected neighborhoods, communities are reforming their land use laws to create pedestrian-friendly... more

Psychol Addict Behav. 2016 Jun;30(4):475-483.
Authors: Hertel AW, Mermelstein RJ.

Abstract from the authors' accepted manuscript:

Adolescents who smoke are more likely to escalate their smoking frequency if they believe smoking is self-defining. Knowing factors... more

J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug;142(8):1715-26.
Authors: Peterson CE, Khosla S, Chen LF, Joslin CE, Davis FG, Fitzgibbon ML, Freels S, Hoskins K.

PURPOSE: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) incidence is increasing, and evidence suggests survival disparities between non-Hispanic (nH) black and white males. However, temporal changes in HNSCCs and factors contributing to survival differences have not been examined at the national level. ... more

Biol Psychol. 2016 Jul;118:107-13.
Authors: Crane NA, Gorka SM, Giedgowd GE, Conrad M, Langenecker SA, Mermelstein RJ, Kassel JD.


Am J Epidemiol. 2016;183(10):884-893.
Authors: Rauscher GH, Campbell RT, Wiley EL, Hoskins K, Stolley MR, Warnecke RB.

Hispanic and non-Hispanic black breast cancer patients are more likely than non-Hispanic white patients to be diagnosed with breast cancer that is negative for estrogen and progesterone receptors (ER/PR-negative). This disparity might be transmitted through socioeconomic and... more

Front Public Health. 2016 May 9;4:89. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00089
Authors: Slater SJ, Nicholson L, Abu Zayd H, Chriqui JF.

BACKGROUND: Environmental and policy factors play an important role in influencing people's lifestyles, physical activity (PA), and risks for developing obesity. Research suggests that more walkable communities are needed to sustain lifelong PA behavior, but there is a need to determine what local... more