Cheryl A Oncken

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Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement prescription practices of obstetric and pediatric clinicians
    C A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:261-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and perceived risk of smoking-related conditions: a survey of cigarette smokers
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Prev Med 40:779-84. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender effects of reported in utero tobacco exposure on smoking initiation, progression and nicotine dependence in adult offspring
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine MC 3940, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:829-33. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapies to enhance smoking cessation during pregnancy
    C A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:191-202. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of the novel selective nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, varenicline, for smoking cessation
    Cheryl Oncken
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1571-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking cessation on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1141-50. 2006
  7. pmc Nicotine gum for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Cheryl Oncken
    Departments of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:859-67. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Seizure associated with sleep deprivation and sustained-release bupropion
    Cheryl A Oncken
    Department of Medicine and Obstetics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:131-3. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation or reduction on hormone profiles and bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:451-8. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking cessation on ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in postmenopausal women
    C A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 14:942-9. 2001

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement prescription practices of obstetric and pediatric clinicians
    C A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:261-5. 2000
    ..To assess smoking cessation counseling and nicotine replacement therapy prescription and recommendation practices among obstetric and pediatric providers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and perceived risk of smoking-related conditions: a survey of cigarette smokers
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Prev Med 40:779-84. 2005
    ..Previous studies suggest that smokers minimize the personal health risk of smoking. Smokers may not be aware of the various smoking-related disease risks or believe that they are susceptible to them...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender effects of reported in utero tobacco exposure on smoking initiation, progression and nicotine dependence in adult offspring
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine MC 3940, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:829-33. 2004
    ..In utero tobacco exposure may accelerate the progression from experimentation to daily use in girls, result in early tobacco experimentation among boys, and produce higher levels of nicotine dependence among adult smokers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapies to enhance smoking cessation during pregnancy
    C A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:191-202. 2003
    ..More research regarding the safety and efficacy of pharmacotherapy during pregnancy is needed to define the risk/benefit profile of each medication for use in smoking cessation in pregnant women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of the novel selective nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, varenicline, for smoking cessation
    Cheryl Oncken
    University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1571-7. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking cessation on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1141-50. 2006
    ..e., 1 year) on bone mineral density (BMD) is not known. We examined the effects of smoking cessation on BMD measurements, markers of bone turnover, and hormone profiles in postmenopausal women...
  7. pmc Nicotine gum for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Cheryl Oncken
    Departments of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:859-67. 2008
    ..To estimate the safety and efficacy of treatment with 2-mg nicotine gum for smoking cessation during pregnancy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seizure associated with sleep deprivation and sustained-release bupropion
    Cheryl A Oncken
    Department of Medicine and Obstetics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:131-3. 2003
    ..The patient had no other risk factors for seizures. We suggest that sleep deprivation may add to the risk of bupropion-associated seizures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation or reduction on hormone profiles and bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:451-8. 2002
    ..48; p = 0.004 and r = 0.36; p = 0.04, respectively). Six weeks of smoking abstinence produces reductions in SHBG and NTx. This may partly explain how smoking contributes to osteoporosis in postmenopausal women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking cessation on ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in postmenopausal women
    C A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 14:942-9. 2001
    ..We prospectively evaluated the impact of smoking cessation on clinic and ambulatory BP and heart rate (HR) in stage 1 hypertensive and normotensive postmenopausal women...
  11. doi request reprint Prenatal tobacco prevention and cessation interventions for women in low- and middle-income countries
    Cheryl A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:442-53. 2010
    ..Finally, we present the working group's recommendations for intervention research priorities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transdermal nicotine for smoking cessation in postmenopausal women
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Addict Behav 32:296-309. 2007
    ..However, efforts are needed to improve long-term abstinence rates and smoking outcomes among women with a history of depression...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of cigarette smoking on fetal heart rate characteristics
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:751-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of repeated cigarette smoking on fetal heart rate (FHR) characteristics...
  14. pmc What do we know about the role of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation before or during pregnancy?
    Cheryl A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, MC 3940, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1265-73. 2009
    ..Given the substantial health risks of smoking during pregnancy, and the potential of pharmacotherapy to enhance quit rates, a need exists to examine the utility of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation during pregnancy...
  15. pmc Effects of nicotine patch or nasal spray on nicotine and cotinine concentrations in pregnant smokers
    Cheryl Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:751-8. 2009
    ..To examine the short-term effects of the nicotine patch or nasal spray on measures of nicotine exposure, withdrawal symptoms, and on maternal and fetal heart rates in pregnant smokers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal smoking on fetal catecholamine concentrations at birth
    Cheryl A Oncken
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, U S A
    Pediatr Res 53:119-24. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to validate these findings and to examine the specific mechanism by which these differences may arise...
  17. ncbi request reprint GABRA2 alleles moderate the subjective effects of alcohol, which are attenuated by finasteride
    Amira Pierucci-Lagha
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1193-203. 2005
    ..The effects of finasteride provide indirect evidence for a mediating role of neuroactive steroids in some of the subjective effects of alcohol...
  18. ncbi request reprint Varenicline, an alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, vs sustained-release bupropion and placebo for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    David Gonzales
    Smoking Cessation Center, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 296:47-55. 2006
    ..The alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are linked to the reinforcing effects of nicotine and maintaining smoking behavior. Varenicline, a novel alpha4beta2 nAChR partial agonist, may be beneficial for smoking cessation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cotinine levels and green tobacco sickness among shade-tobacco workers
    Marcia Trapé-Cardoso
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 06030, USA
    J Agromedicine 10:27-37. 2005
    ....
  20. pmc Placebo-controlled trial of zonisamide for the treatment of alcohol dependence
    Albert J Arias
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:318-22. 2010
    ..This pilot clinical trial evaluated the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of zonisamide for the treatment of alcohol dependence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking is associated with increased severity of gambling problems in treatment-seeking gamblers
    Nancy M Petry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3944, USA
    Addiction 97:745-53. 2002
    ..This study compared gambling and psychosocial problems in treatment-seeking gamblers who smoke versus those who do not...
  22. pmc Targeted naltrexone for problem drinkers
    Henry R Kranzler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:350-7. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening for health behaviors in ambulatory clinical settings: does smoking status predict hazardous drinking?
    Henry R Kranzler
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030, USA
    Addict Behav 27:737-49. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that patients who report current smoking should routinely be asked about their current alcohol consumption. Interventions should then be tailored to address smoking and, if appropriate, hazardous drinking as well...
  24. ncbi request reprint Shade tobacco and green tobacco sickness in Connecticut
    Marcia Trapé-Cardoso
    Division of Occupationa and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:656-61. 2003
    ..05). In conclusion, cases of possible GTS were found in Connecticut shade tobacco workers. Nonsmokers were more at risk to have possible GTS than smokers...
  25. pmc Effects of aripiprazole on subjective and physiological responses to alcohol
    Henry R Kranzler
    Department of Psychiatry, Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 2103, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:573-9. 2008
    ..The present study examined whether aripiprazole modifies the behavioral and physiological effects of a moderate dose of alcohol in a group of social drinkers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quantitative real-time PCR for gene dosage determinations in microdeletion genotypes
    Jonathan Covault
    Department of Psychiatry, MC 2103, UCHC, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Biotechniques 35:594-6, 598. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a clinic-based counseling intervention tested in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant smokers
    Ellen A Dornelas
    Hartford Hospital, Department of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:342-9. 2006
    ..5 h of counseling plus telephone follow-up delivered by a masters prepared mental health counselor...
  28. ncbi request reprint Targeted naltrexone for early problem drinkers
    Henry R Kranzler
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 23:294-304. 2003
    ..Efforts to replicate these findings are warranted, since they suggest that schedules of medication administration other than daily should be evaluated for treatment of problem drinking...
  29. pmc Effects of smoking cessation on body composition in postmenopausal women
    Alison Kleppinger
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 6030 6147, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1651-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of 16 months of cigarette abstinence on areas of BC measured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA)...
  30. pmc Predictors of adverse events among pregnant smokers exposed in a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:354.e1-7. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropin and cortisol responses to a naloxone challenge and risk of alcoholism
    Carlos A Hernandez-Avila
    Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:652-8. 2002
    ....
  32. pmc Effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on gene expression profiling in umbilical cord tissue
    Naveed Hussain
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Pediatr Res 64:147-53. 2008
    ..Validation of the three somatomammotropin genes showed a high correlation between qPCR and microarray expression. We conclude that maternal smoking may be associated with altered gene expression in the offspring...
  33. ncbi request reprint Challenges and solutions for recruiting pregnant smokers into a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:547-54. 2006
    ..This paper discusses specific obstacles for recruitment and solutions. Knowing the potential pitfalls to recruiting pregnant women into these trials can lead to better studies and thus improved outcomes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of nicotine deprivation on urges to drink and smoke in alcoholic smokers
    Judith L Cooney
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Newington, CT, USA
    Addiction 98:913-21. 2003
    ..This study examined the effect of nicotine deprivation on alcohol and smoking urges in a sample of alcohol-dependent smokers in early recovery...
  35. pmc Olfactory and gustatory sensory changes to tobacco smoke in pregnant smokers
    Pamela K Pletsch
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:31-41. 2008
    ..Olfactory aversions were associated with women smoking less. Aversions to tobacco smoke are common among pregnant smokers, are associated with women smoking less, and could help explain pregnant women's smoking patterns...
  36. pmc Concurrent brief versus intensive smoking intervention during alcohol dependence treatment
    Ned L Cooney
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, CT, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:570-5. 2007
    ..Although intensive smoking treatment was associated with higher rates of short-term tobacco abstinence, other, perhaps more intensive, smoking interventions are needed to produce lasting smoking cessation in alcohol dependent smokers...
  37. pmc Nicotine replacement and behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:297-305. 2007
    ..This study examines whether adding nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for pregnant smokers increases rates of smoking cessation...
  38. pmc Alcohol and tobacco cessation in alcohol-dependent smokers: analysis of real-time reports
    Ned L Cooney
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 1942, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:277-86. 2007
    ..Results support a cross-substance cue reactivity model of multiple substance use and a limited-strength model, but not a cross-substance coping model...

Research Grants9

  1. Nicotine Replacement Treatment for Pregnant Smokers
    Cheryl Oncken; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The odds of cigarette abstinence will be increased primarily in subjects who smoke at least 15 cigarettes per day...
  2. Exercise in Smoking Cessation in Postmenopausal Women
    Cheryl Oncken; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An effective exercise program added to smoking cessation for postmenopausal women has the potential to increase smoking cessation rates, address many health problems in this at-risk population, and markedly improve quality of life. ..
  3. Exercise in Smoking Cessation in Postmenopausal Women
    Cheryl Oncken; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An effective exercise program added to smoking cessation for postmenopausal women has the potential to increase smoking cessation rates, address many health problems in this at-risk population, and markedly improve quality of life. ..
  4. Exercise in Smoking Cessation in Postmenopausal Women
    Cheryl Oncken; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An effective exercise program added to smoking cessation for postmenopausal women has the potential to increase smoking cessation rates, address many health problems in this at-risk population, and markedly improve quality of life. ..