Susan J Curry

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric-based smoking cessation intervention for low-income women: a randomized trial
    Susan J Curry
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:295-302. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Toward a public policy agenda for addressing multiple health risk behaviors in primary care
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:106-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a family-based smoking prevention intervention in managed care
    Susan J Curry
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    Prev Med 37:617-26. 2003
  4. pmc A national survey of tobacco cessation programs for youths
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:171-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Youth tobacco cessation: filling the gap between what we do and what we know
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 850 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S99-102. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint eHealth research and healthcare delivery beyond intervention effectiveness
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S127-30. 2007
  7. pmc Use of tobacco cessation treatments among young adult smokers: 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1464-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief primary-care-based intervention for reducing at-risk drinking practices
    Susan J Curry
    Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound and University of Washington, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, USA
    Health Psychol 22:156-65. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-administered treatment for smoking cessation
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:305-19. 2003
  10. doi request reprint The role of health care systems in increased tobacco cessation
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:411-28. 2008

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric-based smoking cessation intervention for low-income women: a randomized trial
    Susan J Curry
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:295-302. 2003
    ..The pediatric clinic is a "teachable setting" in which to provide advice and assistance to parents who smoke...
  2. ncbi request reprint Toward a public policy agenda for addressing multiple health risk behaviors in primary care
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:106-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a family-based smoking prevention intervention in managed care
    Susan J Curry
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    Prev Med 37:617-26. 2003
    ..This study evaluates a smoking prevention intervention package for parents and children (aged 10-12) provided through their managed care organization...
  4. pmc A national survey of tobacco cessation programs for youths
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:171-7. 2007
    ..We collected data on a national sample of existing community-based tobacco cessation programs for youths to understand their prevalence and overall characteristics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Youth tobacco cessation: filling the gap between what we do and what we know
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 850 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:S99-102. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint eHealth research and healthcare delivery beyond intervention effectiveness
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S127-30. 2007
  7. pmc Use of tobacco cessation treatments among young adult smokers: 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1464-9. 2007
    ..We compared use of smoking cessation treatments and factors associated with treatment use among young adult smokers and other adult smokers...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief primary-care-based intervention for reducing at-risk drinking practices
    Susan J Curry
    Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound and University of Washington, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, USA
    Health Psychol 22:156-65. 2003
    ..Dropout was significantly higher in the intervention than control group...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-administered treatment for smoking cessation
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:305-19. 2003
    ..g., hand-held computers and the Internet) to disseminate self-administered treatments as well as improved surveillance of the use of self-administered treatment in population-based health surveys...
  10. doi request reprint The role of health care systems in increased tobacco cessation
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:411-28. 2008
    ..Despite progress, significant gaps remain between what is possible and what is done by health care systems to impact tobacco cessation. A four-point public policy agenda is outlined to help close these gaps...
  11. pmc Therapy for specific problems: youth tobacco cessation
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 60:229-55. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Finding needles in a haystack: a methodology for identifying and sampling community-based youth smoking cessation programs
    Sherry Emery
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Eval Rev 34:35-51. 2010
    ..This article describes the methodology used by the Helping Young Smokers Quit (HYSQ) initiative to identify and profile community-based youth smoking cessation programs in the absence of a defined sample frame...
  13. pmc A comparison of mandated versus volunteer adolescent participants in youth tobacco cessation programs
    Linda Houser-Marko
    University of Illinois, Chicago, United States
    Addict Behav 36:937-40. 2011
    ..Programs with mixed voluntary-mandatory participation may benefit from extra attention to motivational issues...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preteen attitudes about smoking and parental factors associated with favorable attitudes
    Terry Bush
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 16, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:410-7. 2005
    ..To describe youth smoking-related attitudes and evaluate the effects of parental factors on child adoption of positive attitudes about smoking...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in health care costs before and after smoking cessation
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:393-401. 2006
    ..We replicated the postquit cost spike among former smokers found by other research and showed that this spike dissipated within the first year postquit. Smoking cessation did not result in sustained cost increases among former smokers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, stress, and weight concerns among African American and European American low-income female smokers
    Evette J Ludman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:68-71. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Proactive, motivationally enhanced smoking cessation counseling among women with elevated cervical cancer risk
    Jennifer B McClure
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:881-9. 2005
    ..There was no difference in repeated point-prevalence abstinence at 6 and 12 months (11% MEC vs. 10% UC, p = ns). Outcomes were similar in a subgroup of 229 women who, at baseline, were interested in quitting in the next 6 months...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of program evaluation in community youth tobacco cessation programs
    Linda Houser-Marko
    University of Illinois Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:177-85. 2010
    ..To examine the inclusion of program evaluation components in a national sample of youth tobacco cessation programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint At-risk drinking among patients in an occupational medicine clinic
    Susan J Curry
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, University of Washington, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:289-94. 2002
    ..Occupational medicine clinics are viable settings in which to screen for at-risk drinking patterns and to implement primary and secondary prevention strategies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Addressing tobacco in managed care: documenting the challenges and potential for systems-level change
    Susan J Curry
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S5-7. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Human participants challenges in youth tobacco cessation research: researchers' perspectives
    Kathleen R Diviak
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Suite 558 M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ethics Behav 14:321-34. 2004
    ..Waivers of parental consent can facilitate recruitment of youths into studies; however, researchers must ensure that their protocols comply with federal regulations when requesting a waiver...
  22. pmc Health care costs among smokers, former smokers, and never smokers in an HMO
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:733-49. 2003
    ..We studied the trend in cost for former smokers over seven years after they quit to assess how the cessation experience impacts total health care cost...
  23. pmc Short-term temporal stability in observed retail food characteristics
    Shannon N Zenk
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Department of Health Systems Science, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:26-32. 2010
    ..This study evaluated short-term (2-week), within-season temporal stability in retail food availability, prices, and quality...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health system changes to facilitate the delivery of tobacco-dependence treatment
    Michael C Fiore
    University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S349-56. 2007
    ..Further research to optimize the effectiveness and adoption of these strategies will help ensure that patients receive evidence-based interventions that foster tobacco-use cessation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of different combinations of bupropion SR dose and behavioral treatment for smoking cessation: a societal perspective
    Harold S Javitz
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:217-26. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Women's reports of smoking cessation advice during reproductive health visits and subsequent smoking cessation
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Durham, NC 27710 2949, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:837-44. 2002
    ..To examine associations of women's characteristics with reports of provider advice to quit smoking and smoking cessation 1 year after a reproductive health visit...
  27. ncbi request reprint Human participants challenges in youth-focused research: perspectives and practices of IRB administrators
    Diane K Wagener
    RTI International, Rockville, MD, USA
    Ethics Behav 14:335-49. 2004
    ..IRBs and investigators need to become aware of regulations' flexibility to ensure adequate participant protection. Investigators need to limit jargon and assumptions about participants' understanding of research objectives...
  28. ncbi request reprint The ATTEMPT cohort: a multi-national longitudinal study of predictors, patterns and consequences of smoking cessation; introduction and evaluation of internet recruitment and data collection methods
    Robert West
    University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Addiction 101:1352-61. 2006
    ..This paper describes the methods for recruitment and follow-up, the baseline population characteristics of the enrolled population and 1-year response rates...
  29. ncbi request reprint Systems change to improve health and health care: lessons from addressing tobacco in managed care
    Paula A Keller
    Addressing Tobacco in Managed Care National Program Office, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53711, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:S5-8. 2005
  30. pmc Preventing 3 million premature deaths and helping 5 million smokers quit: a national action plan for tobacco cessation
    Michael C Fiore
    Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, 53711, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:205-10. 2004
    ..The subcommittee report was presented to the ICSH (February 11, 2003), which unanimously endorsed sending it to Secretary Thompson for his consideration. In this article, we summarize the national action plan...
  31. ncbi request reprint Return on investment of different combinations of bupropion SR dose and behavioral treatment for smoking cessation in a health care setting: an employer's perspective
    Harold S Javitz
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Value Health 7:535-43. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Bupropion SR and smoking cessation in actual practice: methods for recruitment, screening, and exclusion for a field trial in a managed-care setting
    Lisa M Jack
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Prev Med 36:585-93. 2003
    ..This article describes the methods for recruitment, screening for exclusions, and resulting sample in a field trial of bupropion SR undertaken in a managed-care setting...
  33. ncbi request reprint Joint effect of dopaminergic genes on likelihood of smoking following treatment with bupropion SR
    Gary E Swan
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Health Psychol 26:361-8. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between joint variation in 2 dopaminergic genes and the likelihood of nonsmoking following treatment with bupropion sustained release (SR)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of bupropion sustained release for smoking cessation in a health care setting: a randomized trial
    Gary E Swan
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2337-44. 2003
    ..The efficacy of bupropion hydrochloride sustained release (SR) (Zyban) for smoking cessation has been evaluated in clinical trials that included frequent in-person behavioral counseling, but not in actual practice settings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Depressed mood and smoking experimentation among preteens
    Michael R Polen
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:194-8. 2004
    ..Depressed mood among preteens and parents appeared to be more strongly related to children's smoking behaviors than to their intentions to smoke...
  36. ncbi request reprint Promoting smoking cessation in the healthcare environment: 10 years later
    Susan J Curry
    Am J Prev Med 31:269-72. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in 12-month outcome among female and male smokers
    Gary E Swan
    Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Addiction 99:237-50. 2004
    ..To examine heterogeneity in outcome following treatment for smoking cessation with combined bupropion SR and behavioral counseling in women and men...
  38. ncbi request reprint Do as I say, not as I do: does it work for tobacco use prevention?
    Susan J Curry
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:102-3. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Physician tobacco advice to preteens in a smoking-prevention randomized trial: steering clear
    Tim McAfee
    Free and Clear, 12401 East Marginal Way South, Tukwila, Washington 98168, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:371-6. 2005
    ..To examine preadolescent and parental recall of tobacco prevention messages by health care providers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based tobacco use cessation guidelines in managed care organizations
    C Barr Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 27:13-21. 2004
    ..Although managed care organizations (MCOs) may be optimal settings for implementing tobacco use cessation clinical guidelines, such guidelines remain poorly implemented in many MCO settings...

Research Grants2