N A Rigotti

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:241-50. 2013
  2. pmc Parent smoker role conflict and planning to quit smoking: a cross-sectional study
    Joan Friebely
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:164. 2013
  3. pmc Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge interventions for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra J Japuntich
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Trials 13:124. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Strategies to help a smoker who is struggling to quit
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JAMA 308:1573-80. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Interventions for smoking cessation in hospitalised patients
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001837. 2012
  6. pmc Medicaid expenditures for children living with smokers
    Douglas E Levy
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:125. 2011
  7. pmc Tobacco use by Massachusetts public college students: long term effect of the Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Tob Control 11:ii20-4. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-control policies in 11 leading managed care organizations: progress and challenges
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston 02114, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:130-6. 2002
  9. pmc Offering population-based tobacco treatment in a healthcare setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:498-503. 2011
  10. pmc Students' opinion of tobacco control policies recommended for US colleges: a national survey
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Tob Control 12:251-6. 2003

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Publications96

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:241-50. 2013
    ..Incorporation of such treatment into routine clinical practice is essential for provision of high-quality care to all patients, especially those with respiratory disease. ..
  2. pmc Parent smoker role conflict and planning to quit smoking: a cross-sectional study
    Joan Friebely
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:164. 2013
    ..A similar strategy was used to determine whether role conflict was independently associated with intention to quit in the next 30 days...
  3. pmc Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge interventions for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra J Japuntich
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Trials 13:124. 2012
    ..This paper describes the design of a comparative effectiveness trial testing a hospital-initiated intervention against standard care...
  4. doi request reprint Strategies to help a smoker who is struggling to quit
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JAMA 308:1573-80. 2012
    ..A chronic disease management model is effective for treating tobacco dependence, which deserves as high a priority in health care systems as treating other chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension...
  5. doi request reprint Interventions for smoking cessation in hospitalised patients
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001837. 2012
    ..Smoking contributes to reasons for hospitalisation, and the period of hospitalisation may be a good time to provide help with quitting...
  6. pmc Medicaid expenditures for children living with smokers
    Douglas E Levy
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:125. 2011
    ..Children's exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with increased morbidity. We estimated Medicaid expenditures for children living with smokers compared to those living with no smokers in the United States...
  7. pmc Tobacco use by Massachusetts public college students: long term effect of the Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Tob Control 11:ii20-4. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-control policies in 11 leading managed care organizations: progress and challenges
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston 02114, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:130-6. 2002
    ..Although evidence-based national guidelines for tobacco-dependence treatment have been available since 1996, translating these guidelines into clinical practice is challenging...
  9. pmc Offering population-based tobacco treatment in a healthcare setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:498-503. 2011
    ..Brief clinic-based interventions are effective but not reliably offered. Population management strategies might improve tobacco treatment delivery in a healthcare system...
  10. pmc Students' opinion of tobacco control policies recommended for US colleges: a national survey
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Tob Control 12:251-6. 2003
    ..This study measured student support for recommended college tobacco control policies...
  11. pmc Putting the research into practice
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 327:1395-6. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Bupropion for smokers hospitalized with acute cardiovascular disease
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medicine Division, and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Am J Med 119:1080-7. 2006
    ..Bupropion is effective for smoking cessation, but its safety and efficacy in hospitalized smokers with acute cardiovascular disease is unknown...
  13. pmc Efficacy and safety of varenicline for smoking cessation in patients with cardiovascular disease: a randomized trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circulation 121:221-9. 2010
    ..Varenicline, a partial alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, is effective for smoking cessation in healthy smokers, but its efficacy and safety in smokers with cardiovascular disease are unknown...
  14. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of adding the nicotine patch to rimonabant for smoking cessation: efficacy, safety and weight gain
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addiction 104:266-76. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of telephone counseling for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Institute for Health Policy, General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:83-92. 2006
    ..Telephone counseling is an effective smoking cessation method that could offer pregnant women convenient access to more intensive smoking cessation counseling...
  16. pmc US college students' exposure to tobacco promotions: prevalence and association with tobacco use
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:138-44. 2005
    ..We assessed young adults' exposure to the tobacco industry marketing strategy of sponsoring social events at bars, nightclubs, and college campuses...
  17. doi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions for hospitalized smokers: a systematic review
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Room 914, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1950-60. 2008
    ..Providing smoking cessation advice, counseling, or medication is now a quality-of-care measure for US hospitals. We assessed the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions initiated during a hospital stay...
  18. pmc An international survey of training programs for treating tobacco dependence
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addiction 104:288-96. 2009
    ..To provide treatment effectively, a country needs trained individuals to deliver these services. We report on the global status of programs that train individuals to provide tobacco dependence treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Smoking by patients in a smoke-free hospital: prevalence, predictors, and implications
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 31:159-66. 2000
    ..Hospitalization in a smoke-free hospital might precipitate nicotine withdrawal in smokers, but it might also offer smokers an opportunity to stop smoking...
  20. doi request reprint Smoking cessation medication use among pregnant and postpartum smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:348-55. 2008
    ..To assess how often pregnant and postpartum smokers use medications and how often obstetric providers recommend them...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Treatment of tobacco use and dependence
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:506-12. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Youth access to tobacco
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:S93-7. 1999
    ..is the relative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of efforts to reduce the supply of tobacco compared to those that aim to reduce demand for tobacco? Will either work alone or are both necessary to achieve reductions in youth smoking?..
  23. ncbi request reprint US college students' use of tobacco products: results of a national survey
    N A Rigotti
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 284:699-705. 2000
    ..Cigarette smoking has been described among college students, but little is known about non-cigarette tobacco use by college students or cigar use by adults of any age...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of nicotine-replacement therapy by hospitalized smokers
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Program, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:255-9. 1999
    ..The extent of NRT use in the hospital setting is unknown. We describe the prevalence and patterns of NRT use in hospitalized smokers...
  25. pmc Effect of local restaurant smoking regulations on progression to established smoking among youths
    M Siegel
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Tob Control 14:300-6. 2005
    ..While smoke-free restaurant laws are intended to protect the public from secondhand smoke exposure, they may also discourage smoking among adolescents. There is no evidence from longitudinal studies to test this hypothesis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a smoking cessation program for hospital patients
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:2653-60. 1997
    ..A hospital-based intervention may promote smoking cessation after discharge...
  27. ncbi request reprint The association between patient-reported receipt of tobacco intervention at a primary care visit and smokers' satisfaction with their health care
    Molly B Conroy
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:S29-34. 2005
    ..Providers can follow USPHS guidelines with smokers without fear of alienating those not yet considering quitting...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of local tobacco sales laws on adolescent smoking initiation
    M Siegel
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Prev Med 29:334-42. 1999
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether local tobacco sales laws de crease the rate of progression to established smoking among adolescents...
  29. ncbi request reprint National patterns in the treatment of smokers by physicians
    A N Thorndike
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 279:604-8. 1998
    ..There are few national data on how physicians' practices compare with these standards...
  30. pmc Impact of parental home smoking policies on policy choices of independently living young adults
    A B Albers
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 18:245-8. 2009
    ..To determine whether adolescents living in parental homes where smoking is banned are more likely to move into smoke-free living quarters when they leave home...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rates of U.S. physicians counseling adolescents about smoking
    A N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1857-62. 1999
    ..We analyzed data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys to assess the prevalence and the predictors of physicians' identification of smoking status and counseling about smoking at office visits by adolescents...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cigarette use by college students in smoke-free housing: results of a national study
    H Wechsler
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:202-7. 2001
    ..This paper examines whether students residing in smoke-free residences are less likely to smoke cigarettes than students in other campus residences, and if such lower rates apply to all types of students and colleges...
  33. doi request reprint Is concern about post-cessation weight gain a barrier to smoking cessation among pregnant women?
    Carla J Berg
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1159-63. 2008
    ..63-2.68) or postpartum (OR = 2.18, 95% CI 0.93-5.10). In conclusion, women who are more concerned about post-cessation weight gain may be less likely to quit smoking during pregnancy or remain abstinent in the postpartum period...
  34. ncbi request reprint College smoking policies and smoking cessation programs: results of a survey of college health center directors
    H Wechsler
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J Am Coll Health 49:205-12. 2001
    ..Recommended actions include campus-wide no-smoking policies that apply to student residences and identification of new ways of providing smoking prevention and cessation services...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hospital- and clinic-based smoking cessation interventions for smokers with cardiovascular disease
    Carey Conley Thomson
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, and the Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 45:459-79. 2003
    ..This evidence is sufficient to support the routine implementation of these smoking cessation methods in inpatient and outpatient settings for smokers with CVD...
  36. ncbi request reprint A pilot trial of bupropion added to cognitive behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in schizophrenia
    A E Evins
    Harvard Medical School and the Schizophrenia Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:397-403. 2001
    ..These data suggest that bupropion SR, 150 mg/day, combined with CBT, may facilitate smoking reduction in patients with schizophrenia while stabilizing psychiatric symptoms during a quit attempt...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of biochemically confirmed smoking cessation on white blood cell count
    Gregory A Abel
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1022-8. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between white blood cell (WBC) Indices and several baseline variables In a large cohort of healthy smokers and to assess whether these changed after biochemically confirmed smoking cessation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender on relapse prevention in smokers treated with bupropion SR
    David Gonzales
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:234-9. 2002
    ..Lower abstinence and higher relapse rates are often reported for women treated with NRT. Gender effects for those treated with non-nicotinic, bupropion-hydrochloride sustained release for relapse prevention have not been studied...
  39. pmc Use of nicotine replacement therapy to reduce or delay smoking but not to quit: prevalence and association with subsequent cessation efforts
    Douglas E Levy
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Tob Control 16:384-9. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use for purposes other than quitting smoking and examine the relation of this non-standard NRT use (NSNRT) with subsequent smoking cessation efforts...
  40. ncbi request reprint Independent effects of tobacco abstinence and bupropion on cognitive function in schizophrenia
    A Eden Evins
    Schizophrenia Program, the Tobacco Treatment and Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1184-90. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint A 12-week double-blind, placebo-controlled study of bupropion sr added to high-dose dual nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation or reduction in schizophrenia
    A Eden Evins
    Schizophrenia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02144, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:380-6. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc Relation between local restaurant smoking regulations and attitudes towards the prevalence and social acceptability of smoking: a study of youths and adults who eat out predominantly at restaurants in their town
    A B Albers
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Tob Control 13:347-55. 2004
    ..To examine the relation between strength of local restaurant smoking regulations and smoking related social norms among youths and adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint US physicians' treatment of smoking in outpatients with psychiatric diagnoses
    A N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division and Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:85-91. 2001
    ..Physicians are missing an important opportunity to prevent tobacco-related morbidity and mortality among this group of patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and weight control efforts among adults in the united states
    C C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:546-50. 2001
    ..The effect of weight control concerns on smoking among adults is unclear. We examined the association between smoking behavior and weight control efforts among US adults...
  45. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and smoking cessation after hospitalization for cardiovascular disease
    Anne N Thorndike
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medical Division, and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:186-91. 2008
    ..Mild depressive symptoms are common during hospitalization for CVD. We hypothesized that depressive symptoms measured during hospitalization for acute CVD would predict return to smoking after discharge from the hospital...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking cessation aids and mass media among recent quitters
    Lois Biener
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:217-24. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Recruiting pregnant smokers into a clinical trial: using a network-model managed care organization versus community-based practices
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 44:223-9. 2007
    ..This paper reports the results of utilizing this novel approach and compares it with a typical decentralized practice-based recruitment strategy...
  48. pmc Effect of smoking regulations in local restaurants on smokers' anti-smoking attitudes and quitting behaviours
    Alison B Albers
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, TW2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Tob Control 16:101-6. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of smoking regulations in local restaurants on anti-smoking attitudes and quitting behaviours among adult smokers...
  49. pmc The treatment of smoking by US physicians during ambulatory visits: 1994 2003
    Anne N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1878-83. 2007
    ....
  50. pmc Smoking cessation
    Kate E Koplan
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 01225, USA
    BMJ 336:217. 2008
  51. pmc A computerized aid to support smoking cessation treatment for hospital patients
    Kate E Koplan
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1214-7. 2008
    ..Strategies to deliver these interventions are needed, especially now that providing smoking cessation advice or treatment, or both, to inpatient smokers is a publicly reported quality-of-care measure for US hospitals...
  52. pmc Clinical effort against secondhand smoke exposure: development of framework and intervention
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e363-75. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to describe a novel process and present results of formative research to develop a pediatric office intervention that uses available systems of care for addressing parental smoking...
  53. pmc Effect on smoking cessation of switching nicotine replacement therapy to over-the-counter status
    Anne N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:437-42. 2002
    ..This study examined whether the change in nicotine replacement therapy sales from prescription to over the counter (OTC) status affected smoking cessation...
  54. pmc The unmet health care needs of homeless adults: a national study
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1326-33. 2010
    ..We assessed the prevalence and predictors of past-year unmet needs for 5 types of health care services in a national sample of homeless adults...
  55. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and advice to quit in a national sample of homeless adults
    Travis P Baggett
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:164-72. 2010
    ..Cigarette smoking is common among homeless people, but its characteristics in this vulnerable population have not been studied at a national level. Whether homeless smokers receive advice to quit from healthcare providers is also unknown...
  56. pmc Effect of local restaurant smoking regulations on environmental tobacco smoke exposure among youths
    Michael Siegel
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:321-5. 2004
    ..We examined the effect of local restaurant smoking regulations on restaurant environmental tobacco smoke exposure among youths...
  57. ncbi request reprint Addressing parental smoking in pediatrics and family practice: a national survey of parents
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1146-51. 2003
    ..No prior parent surveys have assessed national rates of screening and counseling for parental tobacco use in the context of their child's visit to primary care...
  58. ncbi request reprint Intervention with parental smokers in an outpatient pediatric clinic using counseling and nicotine replacement
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Division of General Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1127-33. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of implementing a smoking cessation intervention for parents at the time of the pediatric visit...
  59. ncbi request reprint A smoking cessation intervention for parents of children who are hospitalized for respiratory illness: the stop tobacco outreach program
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, General Pediatrics Division, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02144, USA
    Pediatrics 111:140-5. 2003
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of implementing a smoking cessation intervention for parents at the time of child hospitalization for respiratory illness...
  60. ncbi request reprint Physicians' missed opportunities to address tobacco use during prenatal care
    Susan Moran
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:363-8. 2003
    ..These results indicate a clear need to improve quality of care provided to pregnant women who use tobacco...
  61. pmc Perceived support to stay quit: what happens after delivery?
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addict Behav 34:1000-4. 2009
    ..To assess whether perceived changes in postpartum support were associated with postpartum return to smoking...
  62. pmc Perceived preparedness to provide preventive counseling: reports of graduating primary care residents at academic health centers
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:386-91. 2005
    ..To assess the perceived preparedness of residents in adult primary care specialties to counsel patients about preventive care and psychosocial issues...
  63. doi request reprint Using the postpartum hospital stay to address mothers' and fathers' smoking: the NEWS study
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 125:518-25. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to test the feasibility and acceptability of introducing an intervention to address mothers' and fathers' smoking during the postpartum hospitalization...
  64. ncbi request reprint Social smoking among US college students
    Susan Moran
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1028-34. 2004
    ..Young smokers commonly identify themselves as "social smokers," a pattern of smoking behavior that is poorly understood. We assessed the prevalence and correlates of social smoking among US college students...
  65. pmc Risk perceptions among participants undergoing lung cancer screening: baseline results from the National Lung Screening Trial
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:268-79. 2009
    ..Lung cancer screening could present a "teachable moment" for promoting smoking cessation and relapse prevention. Understanding the risk perceptions of older individuals who undergo screening will guide these efforts...
  66. ncbi request reprint Statewide evaluation of youth access ordinances in practice: effects of the implementation of community-level regulations in Massachusetts
    Carey Conley Thomson
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:481-9. 2004
    ..3; 95% CI, 1.1-1.5). This study found no consistent associations between community-level youth access ordinances and adolescents' perceived access to tobacco, purchase attempts, or smoking prevalence...
  67. ncbi request reprint Child health care clinicians' use of medications to help parents quit smoking: a national parent survey
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1013-7. 2005
    ..No prior survey has assessed the acceptability to parents of receiving smoking cessation medication prescriptions in the context of their child's primary care visits...
  68. pmc An electronic health record-based intervention to improve tobacco treatment in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:781-7. 2009
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace
    Margie Skeer
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:331-7. 2005
    ..Currently, there is little understanding of the relationship between the strength of workplace smoking policies and the likelihood and duration, not just the likelihood, of exposure to secondhand smoke at work...
  70. ncbi request reprint A tragic triad: coronary artery disease, nicotine addiction, and depression
    Anne N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:447-53. 2009
    ..This review examines the complex relationship between smoking and depression in patients with CVD and current evidence for treating this triad...
  71. ncbi request reprint Household smoking bans and adolescents' perceived prevalence of smoking and social acceptability of smoking
    Carey Conley Thomson
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 41:349-56. 2005
    ..Whether they have these effects even if parents smoke or do not otherwise communicate strong disapproval of smoking to their children is not clear. We tested these hypotheses in multi-level analyses...
  72. pmc Tobacco cessation and prevention practices reported by second and fourth year students at US medical schools
    Alan C Geller
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1071-6. 2008
    ..To date, there has been little information on students' self-reported skills and practice opportunities to provide 5A's (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange) counseling for tobacco cessation...
  73. pmc The natural history of light smokers: a population-based cohort study
    Douglas E Levy
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, MGH Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:156-63. 2009
    ..The relationship between cigarette consumption and smoking frequency (daily or nondaily) is not well characterized, and the natural history of light smoking (defined here as smoking < or =10 CPD) is poorly understood...
  74. pmc Effects of restaurant and bar smoking regulations on exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among Massachusetts adults
    Alison B Albers
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, TW2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1959-64. 2004
    ..We examined the association of local restaurant and bar regulations with self-reported exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among adults...
  75. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled trial of bupropion sustained-release for smoking cessation in schizophrenia
    A Eden Evins
    Schizophrenia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 012114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:218-25. 2005
    ..We conclude that bupropion does not worsen clinical symptoms of schizophrenia and is modestly effective for smoking cessation in patients with schizophrenia. The relapse rate is high after treatment discontinuation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of a smoking cessation trial in patients with schizophrenia: increased rates of smoking cessation and reduction
    A Eden Evins
    Harvard Medical School and the Schizophrenia Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Freedom Trail Clinic, 25 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:307-11; quiz 452-3. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Impact of a preventive medicine and nutrition curriculum for medical students
    Molly B Conroy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:77-80. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the impact of this innovative curriculum on students' confidence about addressing patients' diet and exercise patterns and on their own health habits...
  78. ncbi request reprint Use of a computerized risk-appraisal instrument for cancer prevention education of medical students
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cancer Educ 17:183-5. 2002
    ..Interactive computer-based tools are increasingly used for patient and medical student instruction...
  79. pmc Effect of local youth-access regulations on progression to established smoking among youths in Massachusetts
    Carey Conley Thomson
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Tob Control 16:119-26. 2007
    ..To test whether community-level restrictions on youth access to tobacco (including both ordinances and enforcement) are associated with less smoking initiation or less progression to established smoking among adolescents...
  80. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation following admission to a coronary care unit
    N A Rigotti
    General Internal Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114
    J Gen Intern Med 6:305-11. 1991
    ..Smoking cessation in this setting should improve patient outcomes because cessation reduces cardiovascular mortality, even when quitting occurs after the onset of CHD...
  81. pmc Development of symptoms of tobacco dependence in youths: 30 month follow up data from the DANDY study
    J R DiFranza
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA University of London, London, UK
    Tob Control 11:228-35. 2002
    ..To determine if there is a minimum duration, frequency or quantity of tobacco use required to develop symptoms of dependence...
  82. ncbi request reprint Child hospitalization: an opportunity for parental smoking intervention
    J P Winickoff
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:218-20. 2001
    ..It is unclear if parents would be receptive to smoking-cessation interventions at the time when their child is hospitalized...
  83. ncbi request reprint Does methodology affect the ability to monitor tobacco control activities? implications for HEDIS and other performance measures
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Prev Med 37:33-40. 2003
    ..It is unclear whether methodological differences in sample size, survey methods, and analysis approach significantly affect the ability to accurately monitor tobacco control activities and to make rate comparisons...
  84. ncbi request reprint Recollections and repercussions of the first inhaled cigarette
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 29:261-72. 2004
    ..It has not been determined if a youth's reaction to the first smoking experience is predictive of future nicotine dependence, or whether the impact of the first cigarette can be altered by manipulating levels of tar, nicotine and menthol...
  85. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control efforts in managed care: what do the doctors think?
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55440 1524, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:193-8. 2004
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint US public universities' compliance with recommended tobacco-control policies
    Abigail C Halperin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Center for Health Education and Research, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Coll Health 51:181-8. 2003
    ..Although this national sample of public universities had implemented some of the recommended policies, they must take further actions to comply fully with campus tobacco-control guidelines...
  87. ncbi request reprint Trait anxiety and nicotine dependence in adolescents: a report from the DANDY study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 29:911-9. 2004
    ..Trait anxiety and relaxation in response to the first dose of nicotine were unrelated and appear to be independent risk factors for the development of nicotine dependence and a reliance on tobacco to cope with stress...
  88. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of varenicline, an alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, vs placebo or sustained-release bupropion for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Douglas E Jorenby
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Madison, Wis 53711, USA
    JAMA 296:56-63. 2006
    ..Varenicline, a partial agonist at the alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, has the potential to aid smoking cessation by relieving nicotine withdrawal symptoms and reducing the rewarding properties of nicotine...
  89. pmc Cessation among smokers of "light" cigarettes: results from the 2000 national health interview survey
    Hilary A Tindle
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1498-504. 2006
    ..However, the availability of light cigarettes may deter smoking cessation...
  90. ncbi request reprint Measuring the loss of autonomy over nicotine use in adolescents: the DANDY (Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youths) study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:397-403. 2002
    ..We propose that nicotine dependence begins when autonomy is lost, ie, when the sequelae of tobacco use, either physical or psychological, present a barrier to quitting...
  91. ncbi request reprint Measuring provider adherence to tobacco treatment guidelines: a comparison of electronic medical record review, patient survey, and provider survey
    Molly B Conroy
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:S35-43. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-cessation services and patient satisfaction in nine nonprofit HMOs
    Virginia P Quinn
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Research and Evaluation Department, Pasadena, California 91188, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:77-84. 2005
    ..There is little information on the extent of compliance with the guideline's treatment model described by the "5A's" (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange)...
  93. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in patients with psychiatric disorders
    Alan J Gelenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1404-10. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Natural language processing in the electronic medical record: assessing clinician adherence to tobacco treatment guidelines
    Brian Hazlehurst
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:434-9. 2005
    ..Comprehensively assessing care quality with electronic medical records (EMRs) is not currently possible because much data reside in clinicians' free-text notes...
  95. pmc The fallacy of "light" cigarettes
    Nancy A Rigotti
    BMJ 328:E278-9. 2004
  96. ncbi request reprint Increasing smoking cessation at the population level: thinking outside the box
    Nancy A Rigotti
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:3-5. 2006

Research Grants7

  1. BUPROPION FOR HOSPITALIZED SMOKERS W CORONARY DISEASE
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..If found to be safe and effective, bupropion SR could become a standard part of "secondary prevention" therapy for smokers with acute CHD, a large, high-risk, high-cost patient group. ..
  2. BUPROPION FOR HOSPITALIZED SMOKERS W CORONARY DISEASE
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..If found to be safe and effective, bupropion SR could become a standard part of "secondary prevention" therapy for smokers with acute CHD, a large, high-risk, high-cost patient group. ..
  3. BUPROPION FOR HOSPITALIZED SMOKERS W CORONARY DISEASE
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If found to be safe and effective, bupropion SR could become a standard part of "secondary prevention" therapy for smokers with acute CHD, a large, high-risk, high-cost patient group. ..
  4. BUPROPION FOR HOSPITALIZED SMOKERS W CORONARY DISEASE
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If found to be safe and effective, bupropion SR could become a standard part of "secondary prevention" therapy for smokers with acute CHD, a large, high-risk, high-cost patient group. ..
  5. Bupropion for Smoking Cessation in Postpartum Women
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If this pilot is successful, we plan to test the safety and efficacy of bupropion SR in a future full-scale randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial for smoking cessation in postpartum women. ..
  6. Smoking Cessation Interventions for Health Care Settings
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The broad range of the candidate's research program offers valuable training opportunities to future mentees. ..