K S Okuyemi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of smoking cessation
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:270-81. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in smoking and quitting experiences by levels of smoking among African Americans
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:127-33. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction practices among African American smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S167-73. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Light smokers: issues and recommendations
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S103-12. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiologic imaging in the management of sinusitis
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7370, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:1882-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhanced cue-elicited brain activation in African American compared with Caucasian smokers: an fMRI study
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Addict Biol 11:97-106. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Documentation of smoking: role of age, gender, and ethnicity
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KA 66160, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 12:125-8. 2001
  8. pmc African-American menthol and nonmenthol smokers: differences in smoking and cessation experiences
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1208-11. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences among African American light, moderate, and heavy smokers
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, The Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:45-50. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Does menthol attenuate the effect of bupropion among African American smokers?
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute and Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Addiction 98:1387-93. 2003

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of smoking cessation
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:270-81. 2000
    ..We also discuss nicotine addiction and treatment for special populations, including women, ethnic minorities, light smokers, and patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in smoking and quitting experiences by levels of smoking among African Americans
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:127-33. 2004
    ..Since most tobacco control efforts have focused on heavy smokers, little is known about smoking and quitting experiences of African-American occasional and light smokers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction practices among African American smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S167-73. 2002
    ..Smokers not interested in quitting but willing to reduce their smoking should be encouraged to utilize a variety of smoking reduction strategies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Light smokers: issues and recommendations
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S103-12. 2002
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  5. ncbi request reprint Radiologic imaging in the management of sinusitis
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7370, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:1882-6. 2002
    ..Referral will occasionally be needed in unusual or complicated cases. Immunocompromised persons and smokers are at increased risk for serious sinusitis complications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhanced cue-elicited brain activation in African American compared with Caucasian smokers: an fMRI study
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota, USA
    Addict Biol 11:97-106. 2006
    ..Differences in neural response may reflect fundamental differences in attention to smoking cues, which may in turn contribute to differences in effectiveness of nicotine dependence treatments among ethnic populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Documentation of smoking: role of age, gender, and ethnicity
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KA 66160, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 12:125-8. 2001
    ..We conclude that providers should screen for smoking in all patients regardless of age or gender...
  8. pmc African-American menthol and nonmenthol smokers: differences in smoking and cessation experiences
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1208-11. 2004
    ..This study examined the smoking patterns of menthol cigarette smokers and their smoking cessation experiences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences among African American light, moderate, and heavy smokers
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, The Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:45-50. 2001
    ..Programs are needed to enhance physician intervention in this understudied population of smokers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does menthol attenuate the effect of bupropion among African American smokers?
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute and Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Addiction 98:1387-93. 2003
    ..This study examined differences between African American menthol and non-menthol smokers in smoking characteristics and cessation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Describing and predicting frequent users of an emergency department
    K S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas 66160-7370, USA
    J Assoc Acad Minor Phys 12:119-23. 2001
    ..Our data revealed that the past history of frequent ED use is predictive of future frequent ED use. Studies are needed on effective interventions to determine the reasons for continued frequent ED use...
  12. ncbi request reprint The influence of depressive symptoms on smoking cessation among African Americans in a randomized trial of bupropion
    Delwyn Catley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64110 2499, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:859-70. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Homelessness and smoking cessation: insights from focus groups
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:287-96. 2006
    ..Smoking restrictions at homeless service facilities and funding for smoking cessation assistance in this underserved population may help to reduce prevalence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pathways to health: a cluster randomized trial of nicotine gum and motivational interviewing for smoking cessation in low-income housing
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:43-54. 2007
    ..Results suggest that nicotine gum plus MI were not effective for smoking cessation in low-income housing. Programs are needed to enhance the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy and counseling in underserved populations...
  15. pmc Predictors of quitting among African American light smokers enrolled in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:590-5. 2006
    ..To examine the predictors of quitting among African American (AA) light smokers (<10 cigarettes per day) enrolled in a smoking cessation trial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in homeless populations: a pilot clinical trial
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:689-99. 2006
    ..Developing programs to improve smoking cessation outcomes in underserved populations is an essential step toward achieving national health objectives and for ultimately reducing tobacco-related health disparities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Baseline characteristics and recruitment strategies in a randomized clinical trial of African-American light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:183-91. 2007
    ..This study describes the design, recruitment, and baseline data of the first smoking-cessation clinical trial for African-American light smokers, Kick It at Swope II (KIS-II)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence among African American light smokers: a comparison of three scales
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1989-2002. 2007
    ..Results suggest the validity of these scales for African American light smokers and point to the need for sensitivity to differential levels of nicotine dependence among subgroups of light smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Achieving high rates of consent for genetic testing among African American smokers
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:711-6. 2007
    ..Findings support the inclusion of African Americans within genetic investigation of tobacco use and treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of targeted educational materials for smoking cessation in African Americans using transdermal nicotine
    Nicole Nollen
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:911-27. 2007
    ..Findings point to the importance of greater audience segmentation and individual tailoring to better match intervention materials to the needs of the priority population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship between menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation among African American light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Addiction 102:1979-86. 2007
    ..To determine whether African American light smokers who smoked menthol cigarettes had lower cessation when treated with nicotine replacement therapy and counseling...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) completion among low-income adults
    K Allen Greiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Prev Med 41:676-84. 2005
    ..Sociocultural mediators of FOBT adherence have not been extensively studied in lower income, minority populations. This study prospectively studied FOBT return in a low-income, multiethnic population...
  23. doi request reprint Menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation during an aided quit attempt
    Steven S Fu
    Physician Research Fellowship Program, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research a VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:457-62. 2008
    ..In conclusion, combined with findings from previous research, this study suggests that smoking menthol cigarettes does not decrease smoking cessation among older smokers during a quit attempt aided with pharmacotherapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of children on home smoking restriction by inner-city smokers
    Felix A Okah
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Pediatrics 109:244-9. 2002
    ..However, in a national survey, only 12.5% of such homes are actually smoke-free. This study examined factors associated with home smoking restriction among inner-city smokers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sustained-release bupropion for smoking cessation in African Americans: a randomized controlled trial
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine and Kansas Cancer Institute, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    JAMA 288:468-74. 2002
    ..Few clinical trials for smoking cessation in African Americans have been conducted, despite a different profile of both smoking and quitting patterns...
  26. ncbi request reprint Smoking characteristics of a homeless population
    James Butler
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7313, USA
    Subst Abus 23:223-31. 2002
    ..These factors place homeless smokers at increased risk of tobacco-related diseases. Programs are needed to design and test effective cessation interventions for homeless smokers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patients' views on smoking cessation and tobacco harm reduction during drug treatment
    Kimber Paschall Richter
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S175-82. 2002
    ..Patients have a number of skills from coping with illicit drug dependence that are useful in combating nicotine dependence. Behavioral methods and short-term pharmacotherapy to help patients reduce tobacco exposure should be explored...
  28. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of smoking among African American light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Subst Abus 24:191-3. 2003
    ..Perceptions about nicotine addiction, difficulty with quitting, and interest in smoking cessation suggest a need to design and test cessation interventions among this understudied population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Successful recruitment of minorities into clinical trials: The Kick It at Swope project
    Kari Jo Harris
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:575-84. 2003
    ..Close monitoring combined with the use of multiple recruitment methods and flexible recruitment plans can lead to successful, efficient, and low-cost recruitment of minorities into clinical trials...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predicting adoption of home smoking restriction by inner-city black smokers
    Felix A Okah
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City 64108, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1202-5. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of future adoption of home smoking restriction (HSR), given that 40% of inner-city smokers report current HSR...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of a brief Smoking Consequences Questionnaire for Adults (SCQ-A) in African American smokers
    Shawn K Jeffries
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:74-7. 2004
    ..Results suggest the brief SCQ-A may be a useful alternative to the full scale SCQ-A. Results also provide evidence for the SCQ-A's validity with African American smokers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking cessation among African-Americans enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of bupropion
    Kari Jo Harris
    Department of Psychology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Prev Med 38:498-502. 2004
    ..This study identifies factors that predict successful quitting among African-Americans participating in a smoking cessation trial...
  33. pmc Workplace tobacco policies and smoking cessation practices of physicians
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:838-42. 2004
    ..To further our understanding of the workplace smoking policies and smoking cessation practices of physicians in Nigeria...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of smoking relapse curves among African-American smokers
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1679-83. 2004
    ..Therefore, stable light smokers may also need smoking cessation interventions similar to those used for heavier smokers in order to successfully stop smoking...
  35. ncbi request reprint Interventions to facilitate smoking cessation
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Center for Clinical Research, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am Fam Physician 74:262-71. 2006
    ..These agents have similar long-term success rates...
  36. ncbi request reprint Intractable pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy in the United States: examination of race, age, sex, and insurance status as factors predicting receipt of resective treatment
    Shearwood McClelland
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:469-73. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate on a national level whether race and other sociodemographic factors are predictors of receipt of resective treatment for pediatric ITLE...
  37. ncbi request reprint Healthcare providers' treatment of college smokers
    Jennifer Scott Koontz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA
    J Am Coll Health 53:117-25. 2004
    ..Although 36.2% of the smokers did not report their smoking accurately, smokers who were accurate were more likely to be advised to quit and to be given advice about quitting...