L Pbert

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A school nurse-delivered intervention for overweight and obese adolescents
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Sch Health 83:182-93. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Implementing state tobacco treatment services: lessons from the Massachusetts experience
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:802-10. 2011
  3. pmc An evaluation of tobacco treatment specialist counseling performance using standardized patient interviews
    Lori Pbert
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:119-28. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevention and cessation intervention delivery by pediatric providers, as assessed with patient exit interviews
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e810-24. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Effect of a pediatric practice-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention for adolescents: a randomized, controlled trial
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e738-47. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A school nurse-delivered adolescent smoking cessation intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prev Med 43:312-20. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A community health center smoking-cessation intervention for pregnant and postpartum women
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:377-85. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Healthcare provider training in tobacco treatment: building competency
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:242-7. 2003
  9. pmc Effectiveness of a school nurse-delivered smoking-cessation intervention for adolescents
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 128:926-36. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The state of office-based interventions for youth tobacco use
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e650-60. 2003

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc A school nurse-delivered intervention for overweight and obese adolescents
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Sch Health 83:182-93. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility and efficacy of a school nurse-delivered intervention in improving diet and activity and reducing body mass index (BMI) among overweight and obese adolescents...
  2. doi request reprint Implementing state tobacco treatment services: lessons from the Massachusetts experience
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:802-10. 2011
    ..This case study can inform states' policies in their design of tobacco treatment services in community health settings...
  3. pmc An evaluation of tobacco treatment specialist counseling performance using standardized patient interviews
    Lori Pbert
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:119-28. 2007
    ..Findings suggest specific components of tobacco treatment and interviewing skills that would benefit from strengthening through training and support...
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevention and cessation intervention delivery by pediatric providers, as assessed with patient exit interviews
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e810-24. 2006
    ..The goal was to evaluate the degree to which a smoking prevention and cessation intervention was delivered by providers to adolescents in the pediatric office setting...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of a pediatric practice-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention for adolescents: a randomized, controlled trial
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e738-47. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine whether a pediatric practice-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention increases abstinence rates among adolescents...
  6. ncbi request reprint A school nurse-delivered adolescent smoking cessation intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Prev Med 43:312-20. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of a school nurse-delivered smoking cessation intervention to improve abstinence rates among adolescents interested in quitting...
  7. ncbi request reprint A community health center smoking-cessation intervention for pregnant and postpartum women
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:377-85. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Healthcare provider training in tobacco treatment: building competency
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:242-7. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Effectiveness of a school nurse-delivered smoking-cessation intervention for adolescents
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 128:926-36. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a school nurse-delivered smoking-cessation intervention in increasing abstinence among adolescent smokers...
  10. ncbi request reprint The state of office-based interventions for youth tobacco use
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e650-60. 2003
    ..Pediatricians and other clinicians can and should play an important role in treating tobacco dependence in youths...
  11. ncbi request reprint Developing and testing new smoking measures for the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
    Lori Pbert
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Med Care 41:550-9. 2003
    ..To develop and test items for the Health Plan Employee Data and Information Set (HEDIS) that assess delivery of the full range of provider-delivered tobacco interventions...
  12. pmc Development of a state wide tobacco treatment specialist training and certification programme for Massachusetts
    L Pbert
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Tob Control 9:372-81. 2000
    ..To describe the research conducted to structure and develop a statewide tobacco training and certification programme for tobacco treatment specialists (TTSs) in Massachusetts...
  13. ncbi request reprint The perceptions and practices of pediatricians: tobacco intervention
    J G Zapka
    Divisions of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 103:e65. 1999
    ....
  14. pmc Smoking cessation counseling with pregnant and postpartum women: a survey of community health center providers
    J G Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:78-84. 2000
    ..This study assessed providers' performance of smoking cessation counseling steps with low-income pregnant and postpartum women receiving care at community health centers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treating nicotine dependence during pregnancy and postpartum: understanding clinician knowledge and performance
    Debra P Bonollo
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:265-74. 2002
    ..Educational programs targeting OB, WIC, and PED providers' knowledge about effective smoking cessation counseling strategies and their confidence in being effective with patients are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of tobacco dependence after brief intermittent use: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth-2 study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:704-10. 2007
    ..The first study found that symptoms of dependence commonly appeared soon after the onset of intermittent smoking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Translating efficacy research to effectiveness studies in practice: lessons from research to promote smoking cessation in community health centers
    Jane Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:245-55. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking cessation in pregnancy and maintenance postpartum in low-income women
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:393-402. 2005
    ..To describe factors associated with smoking status of low-income women during pregnancy and postpartum...
  19. pmc Organizational systems to support publicly funded tobacco treatment services
    Jane G Zapka
    Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:338-45. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous cessation of smoking and alcohol use among low-income pregnant women
    Judith Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:150-9. 2002
    ..Some women, however, do stop spontaneously when they learn of their pregnancy. No study has investigated spontaneous cessation of both behaviors in a low-income predominantly unmarried U.S. population...
  21. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the psychometric properties of the hooked on nicotine checklist and the modified Fagerström tolerance questionnaire
    Robert J Wellman
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Behav 31:486-95. 2006
    ..The most important advantage of the HONC is that it is measuring a clearly defined concept, diminished autonomy over tobacco, which begins when the sequelae of tobacco use present a barrier to quitting...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Physician-Delivered Smoking Intervention Project: factors that determine how much the physician intervenes with smokers
    J K Ockene
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    J Gen Intern Med 9:379-84. 1994
    ..Trained physicians are more likely to intervene with smokers who are more nicotine-dependent and who expect and desire to stop smoking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to nicotine dependence: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth 2 study
    Joseph R DiFranza
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e974-83. 2007
    ..We studied a cohort of 1246 public school 6th-graders in 6 Massachusetts communities (mean age at baseline: 12.2 years)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Youth tobacco control research and activities in the United States: the current national landscape
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:435-54. 2003
    ..This synthesis of current research, funding sources, programmatic activities, and collaborations in the United States will be a valuable resource for clinicians, tobacco control advocates, researchers, and program planners...
  26. ncbi request reprint State-of-the-art interventions for office-based parental tobacco control
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    General Pediatrics Division, MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 115:750-60. 2005
    ..Ongoing research will help determine how best to implement parental smoking-cessation strategies more widely in a variety of child health care settings...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nurse-conducted smoking cessation in patients with COPD, using nicotine sublingual tablets and behavioral support
    Lori Pbert
    Chest 130:314-6. 2006

Research Grants9

  1. PROVIDER AND PEER DELIVERED YOUTH SMOKING INTERVENTION
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If found effective, the study products (i.e., intervention protocol, student materials, training manual, and estimated costs of intervention implementation) will facilitate dissemination of the intervention to school nurses nationally. ..
  3. School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If found effective, the study products (i.e., intervention protocol, student materials, training manual, and estimated costs of intervention implementation) will facilitate dissemination of the intervention to school nurses nationally. ..
  4. School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If found effective, the study products (i.e., intervention protocol, student materials, training manual, and estimated costs of intervention implementation) will facilitate dissemination of the intervention to school nurses nationally. ..