H R Alpert

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A statewide public health approach to improving organ donation: the Massachusetts Organ Donation Initiative
    Howard K Koh
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:30-6. 2007
  2. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study challenging the effectiveness of population-based medical intervention for smoking cessation
    Hillel R Alpert
    Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Tob Control 22:32-7. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence and social environment of cigarette smoking in Cyprus youth
    Costas A Christophi
    Cyprus International Institute for the Environment and Public Health in association with Harvard School of Public Health, Nicosia, Cyprus
    BMC Public Health 8:190. 2008
  4. pmc Male tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer mortality associations in Massachusetts
    Bruce N Leistikow
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    BMC Cancer 8:341. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure and neurobehavioral disorders among children in the United States
    Zubair Kabir
    Tobacco Free Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland
    Pediatrics 128:263-70. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Smoke-free households with children and decreasing rates of paediatric clinical encounters for otitis media in the United States
    Hillel R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tob Control 20:207-11. 2011
  7. doi request reprint After the master settlement agreement: targeting and exposure of youth to magazine tobacco advertising
    Hillel R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w503-12. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Free nicotine content and strategic marketing of moist snuff tobacco products in the United States: 2000-2006
    H R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Landmark Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 17:332-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental and economic evaluation of the Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law
    Hillel R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Tobacco Research Program, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Building, Floor 3E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Community Health 32:269-81. 2007
  10. pmc Trends in nicotine yield in smoke and its relationship with design characteristics among popular US cigarette brands, 1997-2005
    Gregory N Connolly
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Landmark Building, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 16:e5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc A statewide public health approach to improving organ donation: the Massachusetts Organ Donation Initiative
    Howard K Koh
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:30-6. 2007
    ..Lessons from this initiative have contributed to growing national efforts for increasing organ supply and have provided insights for addressing this continuing public health challenge...
  2. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study challenging the effectiveness of population-based medical intervention for smoking cessation
    Hillel R Alpert
    Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Tob Control 22:32-7. 2013
    ..To examine the population effectiveness of nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), either with or without professional counselling, and provide evidence needed to better inform healthcare coverage decisions...
  3. pmc Prevalence and social environment of cigarette smoking in Cyprus youth
    Costas A Christophi
    Cyprus International Institute for the Environment and Public Health in association with Harvard School of Public Health, Nicosia, Cyprus
    BMC Public Health 8:190. 2008
    ..We use the Global Youth Tobacco Survey to assess the prevalence of cigarette smoking among middle and high school students as well as the social environment in which this is taking place...
  4. pmc Male tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer mortality associations in Massachusetts
    Bruce N Leistikow
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    BMC Cancer 8:341. 2008
    ..This study assessed cumulative tobacco smoke damage (smoke load)/non-lung cancer mortality associations across time from 1979 to 2003 among all Massachusetts males and ages 30-74 years, using this novel methodology...
  5. doi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure and neurobehavioral disorders among children in the United States
    Zubair Kabir
    Tobacco Free Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland
    Pediatrics 128:263-70. 2011
    ..Excess neurobehavioral disorders attributable to secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in the home in 2007 were further investigated...
  6. doi request reprint Smoke-free households with children and decreasing rates of paediatric clinical encounters for otitis media in the United States
    Hillel R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tob Control 20:207-11. 2011
    ..The present study uses an ecological design to quantify trends in paediatric encounters for OM concurrent with a period of decline of an important risk factor, secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among children...
  7. doi request reprint After the master settlement agreement: targeting and exposure of youth to magazine tobacco advertising
    Hillel R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w503-12. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint Free nicotine content and strategic marketing of moist snuff tobacco products in the United States: 2000-2006
    H R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Landmark Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 17:332-8. 2008
    ..Previous research has shown that major manufacturers of smokeless tobacco products manipulated free nicotine, the form most readily absorbed, to promote tolerance and addiction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental and economic evaluation of the Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law
    Hillel R Alpert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Tobacco Research Program, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Building, Floor 3E, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Community Health 32:269-81. 2007
    ..This evaluation demonstrates that the state-wide Massachusetts law has effectively improved indoor air quality in a sample of Massachusetts venues and has not negatively affected several economic indicators...
  10. pmc Trends in nicotine yield in smoke and its relationship with design characteristics among popular US cigarette brands, 1997-2005
    Gregory N Connolly
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Landmark Building, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 16:e5. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint Ignition strength of 25 international cigarette brands
    Andrew B Seidenberg
    Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 20:77-80. 2011
    ..It is not known if cigarette manufacturers are voluntarily introducing RIP cigarettes in other countries to help save lives...
  12. pmc Effect of the New York State cigarette fire safety standard on ignition propensity, smoke constituents, and the consumer market
    G N Connolly
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Tob Control 14:321-7. 2005
    ..This study examines empirical evidence from the New York experience testing tobacco industry arguments made in opposition to fire safety standards for cigarettes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adolescent occupational toxic exposures: a national study
    A Woolf
    IC Smith Building, Children s Hospital, Regional Poison Control and Prevention Center, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:704-10. 2001
    ..Such incidents are unlikely to be reported to either federal or state agencies. However, poison control centers often get called about these poisonings and might serve as a resource for monitoring their occurrence...
  14. pmc Tobacco industry control of menthol in cigarettes and targeting of adolescents and young adults
    Jennifer M Kreslake
    Tobacco Control Research Program, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA harvard edu
    Am J Public Health 98:1685-92. 2008
    ..We examined whether tobacco manufacturers manipulate the menthol content of cigarettes in an effort to target adolescents and young adults...
  15. pmc Comparing utilization of life-sustaining treatments with patient and public preferences
    H R Alpert
    Division of Medical Ethics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:175-81. 1998
    ..Progress in end-of-life care should focus on shared decision making at the patient-proxy-physician level rather than on overall life-sustaining treatments utilization...
  16. doi request reprint Unintentional child poisonings through ingestion of conventional and novel tobacco products
    Gregory N Connolly
    Division of Public Health Practice, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 125:896-9. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Understanding worldwide youth attitudes towards smoke-free policies: an analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey
    Howard K Koh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Tob Control 20:219-25. 2011
    ..Smoke-free policies (SFPs) in public places are increasing globally, but developing countries are lagging behind. Understanding youth attitudes towards SFPs can inform SFP initiatives...
  18. doi request reprint Trends in the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products, 2000-2007
    Gregory N Connolly
    JAMA 299:2629-30. 2008