Kolawole Okuyemi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Motivational interviewing to enhance nicotine patch treatment for smoking cessation among homeless smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Addiction 108:1136-44. 2013
  2. pmc Smoking characteristics and comorbidities in the power to quit randomized clinical trial for homeless smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:22-8. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of menthol on the pharmacokinetics of bupropion among Black smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:688-93. 2012
  4. pmc Design, baseline characteristics, and retention of African American light smokers into a randomized trial involving biological data
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:22. 2011
  5. pmc Design, recruitment, and retention of African-American smokers in a pharmacokinetic study
    Babalola Faseru
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:6. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

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Publications46

  1. pmc Motivational interviewing to enhance nicotine patch treatment for smoking cessation among homeless smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Addiction 108:1136-44. 2013
    ..To assess the effects of adding motivational interviewing (MI) counseling to nicotine patch for smoking cessation among homeless smokers...
  2. pmc Smoking characteristics and comorbidities in the power to quit randomized clinical trial for homeless smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:22-8. 2013
    ..This paper describes the smoking characteristics and comorbidities of smokers in the study...
  3. pmc Effects of menthol on the pharmacokinetics of bupropion among Black smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:688-93. 2012
    ..This study examined the effects of menthol on the pharmacokinetic (PK) profiles of bupropion and its principal metabolites, hydroxybupropion, threohydrobupropion, and erythrohydrobupropion among Black smokers...
  4. pmc Design, baseline characteristics, and retention of African American light smokers into a randomized trial involving biological data
    Lisa Sanderson Cox
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Trials 12:22. 2011
    ..This paper describes the study design, measures, and baseline characteristics from Kick It at Swope III (KIS-III), the first treatment study of bupropion for African American light smokers...
  5. pmc Design, recruitment, and retention of African-American smokers in a pharmacokinetic study
    Babalola Faseru
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the study design and discuss strategies used to recruit and retain African-American smokers in a pharmacokinetic study...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Predictors of adherence to nicotine gum and counseling among African-American light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:969-76. 2010
    ..A high proportion of African-American smokers are light smokers, and they experience low smoking cessation rates and disproportionately high tobacco-related morbidity; yet no studies have examined tobacco treatment adherence in this group...
  13. pmc Relationship between smoking reduction and cessation among light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    University of Minnesota Medical School, 717 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1005-10. 2010
    ..To determine the smoking reduction patterns of light smokers (≤ 10 CPD) and whether reduction predicts future cessation...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of nicotine gum and counseling among African American light smokers: a 2 x 2 factorial design
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Addiction 101:883-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this 2 x 2 factorial, randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the efficacy of nicotine gum (2 mg versus placebo) and counseling (motivational interviewing versus health education) for African American light smokers...
  16. doi request reprint Racial disparities in the surgical management of intractable temporal lobe epilepsy in the United States: a population-based analysis
    Shearwood McClelland
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:577-83. 2010
    ..To determine whether, over a long time span, race and/or other predictive factors for patients with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) who receive anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) exist on a national level...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Support needs of overweight African American women for weight loss
    Janet L Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:339-52. 2009
    ..To examine social support needs of obese and overweight African American women for weight loss...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting home smoking restrictions among African American light smokers
    Jennifer R Warren
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:110-8. 2010
    ..To determine home smoking restrictions (HSR) predictors among African American light smokers (smoke <or= 10 cigarettes per day)...
  20. pmc Psychometric properties of a Brief Smoking Consequences Questionnaire for Adults (SCQ-A) among African American light smokers
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Subst Abus 30:14-25. 2009
    ..Results provide initial validation of the SCQ-A among AA light smokers seeking cessation treatment and highlight the association of smoking expectancies with other tobacco-related and psychosocial factors in this sample...
  21. pmc Smoking-related weight control expectancies among African American light smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation trial
    Janet Thomas
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1329-36. 2008
    ..However, the relationship between smoking-related weight expectancies and health behaviors are complex and modest in magnitude...
  22. pmc The impact of perceived treatment assignment on smoking cessation outcomes among African-American smokers
    Janet L Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1361-6. 2008
    ..The double-blind placebo-controlled design is commonly considered the gold standard in research methodology; however, subject expectation bias could subvert blinding...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. 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...

Research Grants11

  1. Helping African American Light Smokers Quit
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ultimately, we envision that the intervention, if efficacious, would enhance our understanding of smoking cessation and nicotine dependence, and could be used as a pre-packaged intervention for AA light smokers. ..
  2. Improving Varenicline Adherence and Outcome in Homeless Smokers
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Aubest practices.Au for evidence-based smoking cessation interventions for homeless populations and to provide a model for how to overcome barriers to cancer prevention services. ..
  3. Improving Varenicline Adherence and Outcome in Homeless Smokers
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Improving Varenicline Adherence and Outcome in Homeless Smokers
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Effects of Menthol on Bupropion Pharmacokinetics
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. Addressing Light Smoking in African Americans
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The research may provide crucial information to advance our understanding of smoking and set the stage for further research in this understudied population of AA cigarette smokers. ..
  7. Improving Varenicline Adherence and Outcome in Homeless Smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....