The following accepted publications are attributable to OSU-CERTS projects, mentored faculty and post-doctoral researchers, and/or are focused policy pieces triggered by OSU-CERTS research.  OSU-CERTS authors are italicized.

Updated 7/1/2019

Athamneh, L., Stein, J., Quisenberry, A. J., Pope, D., & Bickel, W. K. The association between parental history and delay discounting among individuals in recovery from addiction. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Oct 1;179:153-158. 

Berhane, B., Ferketich, A.K., & Roberts, M.E. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana Use during the Initial Transition to College. Health Behavior Policy Review. Volume 6, Number 1, January 2019, pp. 36-42(7).

Berman, M.L., Byron, M.J., Hemmerich, N., Lindblom, E.N., Lazard, A.J., Peters, E., Brewer, N.T. Communicating tobacco product information to the public. Food Drug Law J. 2017;72(3):386-405.

Berman, M.L., Connolly, G., Cummings, K.M., Djordjevic, M.V., Hatsukami, D.K., Henningfield, J.E., Myers, M., O'Connor, R.J., Parascandola, M., Rees, V., Rice, J.M., Shields, P.G. Providing a Science Base for the Evaluation of Tobacco Products. Tob Regul Sci. 2015 Apr;1(1):76-93.

Berman, M.L., Kim, A.E. Bridging the gap between science and law: the example of tobacco regulatory science. J Law Med Ethics. 2015 Spring;43 Suppl 1:95-8.

Brasky, T.M., Hinton, A,, Doogan, N.J., Cooper, S.E., Nagaraja, H.N., Xi, W., Shields, P.G., Wewers, M.E. Characteristics of the Tobacco User Adult Cohort in Urban and Rural Ohio. Tob Regul Sci 2018 Jan; 4(1):614-630.

Burgoon, M.L., Albani, T., Keller-Hamilton, B., Lu, B., Roberts, M.E., Craigmile, P.F., Browning, C., Xi, W., & Ferketich, A.K. (2019). Exposures to the Tobacco Retail Environment among Adolescent Boys in Urban and Rural Environments. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 45(2): 217-26.

Byron, M. J., Lazard, A. J., Peters, E., Vu, H., Schmidt, A., Brewer, N.T. Effective formats for communicating risks from cigarette smoke chemicals. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 2018 March 4(2), 16-29.

Cameron, L.D., Biesecker, B.B., Peters, E., Taber, J.M., Klein, W.M.P. Self-regulation principles underlying risk perception and decision making within the context of genomic testing. Soc Personal Psychol Compass. 2017;11:e12315.

Cassidy, R.N., Roberts, M.E., Colby, S.M. Validation of a respiratory symptom questionnaire in adolescent smokers. Tob Regul Sci. 2015 Jul;1(2):121-128.

Cepeda-Benito, A., Doogan, N.J., Redner, R., Roberts, M.E., Kurti, A.N., Villanti, A.C., Lopez, A.A., Quisenberry, A.J., Stanton, C.A., Gaalema, D.E., Keith, D.R., Parker, M.A., Higgins, S.T. Trend differences in men and women in rural and urban U.S. settings. Prev Med. 2018 Dec;117:69-75.

Curry, E., Nemeth, J., Wermert, A., Conroy, S., Shoben, A., Ferketich, A., Wewers, M.E. A descriptive report of electronic cigarette use after participation in a community-based tobacco cessation trial. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Dec 13;20(1):135-139.

Davison, G., Shoben, A., Pasch, K.E., Klein, E.G. Energy drink use among Ohio Appalachian smokers. Journal of Community Health. Vol. 41, no. 5. (Oct 2016): 897-902.

Doogan, N. J., Cooper, S., Quisenberry, A. J., Brasky, T. M, Browning, C. R., Klein, E. G., Hinton, A., Nagaraja, H. N., Xi, W., Wewers, M. E. The role of travel distance and price promotions in tobacco product purchase quantity. Health & Place, 51, 151 – 157.

Doogan, N.J., Roberts, M.E., Wewers, M.E., Stanton, C.A., Keith, D.R., Gaalema, D.E., Kurti, A.N., Redner, R., Cepeda-Benito, A., Bunn, J.Y., Lopez, A.A., Higgins, S.T. A growing geographic disparity: Urban and rural cigarette use trends in the United States. Prev Med. 2017 Mar 16.

Doogan, N.J., Wewers, M.E., Berman, M. The Impact of a Federal Cigarette Minimum Pack Price Policy on Cigarette Use in the USA. Tob Control. 2017 Mar 04.

Emery, L.F., Romer, D., Sheerin, K.M., Jamieson, K.H., Peters, E. Affective and cognitive mediators of the impact of cigarette warning labels. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Mar;16(3):263-9.

Evans, A.T., Peters, E., Keller-Hamilton, B., Loiewski, C., Slater, M.D., Lu, B., Roberts, M.E., Ferketich, A.K. Warning Size Affects What Adolescents Recall From Tobacco Advertisements.  Tobacco Regulatory Science. Tob Regul Sci. 2018 May;4(3):79-87.

Evans, A.T., Peters, E., Shoben, A., Meilleur, L., Klein, E., Tompkins, M.K., Romer, D., Tusler, M. Cigarette graphic warning labels are not created equal: They can increase or decrease smokers’ quit intentions relative to text-only warnings.   Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Oct 1;19(10):1155-1162.

Evans, A.T., Peters, E., Shoben, A.B., Meilleur, L.R., Klein, E.G., Tompkins, M.K., Tusler, M. Cigarette Graphic Warning Labels Increase Both Risk Perceptions and Smoking Myth Endorsement. Psychol Health. 2017 Apr 7:1-22.

Evans, A.T., Peters, E., Strasser, A.A., Emery, L.F., Sheerin, K.M., Romer, D. Graphic Warning Labels Elicit Affective and Thoughtful Responses from Smokers: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 16;10(12):e0142879.

Friedman, K.L., Roberts, M.E., Keller-Hamilton, B., Yates, K.A., Paskett, E.D., Berman, M.L., Slater, M.D., Lu, B., Ferketich, A.K. Attitudes towards Tobacco, Alcohol, and Non-Alcoholic Beverage Advertisement Themes among Adolescent Boys. Subst Use Misuse. 2018 Feb 13:1-9.

Gaalema, D.E., Pericot-Valverde, I., Bunn, J.Y., Villanti, A.C., Cepeda-Benito, A., Doogan, N.J., Keith, D.R., Kurti, A.N., Lopez, A.A., Nighbor, T., Parker, M.A., Quisenberry, A.J., Redner, R., Roberts, M.E., Stanton, C.A., Ades, P.A., Higgins, S.T.  Tobacco use in cardiac patients: Perceptions, use, and changes after a recent myocardial infarction among US adults in the PATH study (2013–2015). Prev Med. 2018 Dec;117:76-82.

Heckman, B. W., Cummings, K. M., Hirsch, A. A., Quisenberry, A. J., Heijndiijk, S. M., Willemsen, M. C., Borland, R., O’Connor, R. J., Fong, G. T., & Bickel, W. K. A novel method for evaluating the acceptability of substitutes for cigarettes: The Experimental Tobacco Marketplace. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 3(3), 2017 July, pp. 266-279(14).

Hemmerich, N., Klein, E.G., Berman, M.   Evidentiary Support in Public Comments to the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2017 Aug;42(4):645-666.

Higgins, S.T., Kurti, A.N., Redner, R., White, T.J., Gaalema, D.E., Roberts, M.E., Doogan, N.J., Tidey, J.W., Miller, M.E., Stanton, C.A, Henningfield, J.E., Atwood, G.A. A literature review on prevalence of gender differences and intersections with other vulnerabilities to tobacco use in the United States, 2004-2014. Prev Med. 2015 Nov;80:89-100.

Higgins, S.T., Kurti, A.N., Redner, R., White, T.J., Keith, D.R., Gaalema, D.E., Sprague, B.L., Stanton, C.A., Roberts, M.E., Doogan, N.J., Priest, J.S. Co-occurring risk factors for current cigarette smoking in a U.S. nationally representative sample. Prev Med. 2016 Feb 21.

Hinton, A., Cooper, S.E., Nagaraja, H.N., Wewers, M.E. Tobacco product transition patterns in rural and urban cohorts: Where do dual users go? Prev Med Rep. 2018 Oct 22;12:241-244.

Hsu P.C., Lan R.S., Brasky T.M., Marian C., Cheema A.K., Ressom H.W., Loffredo C.A., Pickworth W.B., Shields P.G.  Metabolomic Profiles of Current Cigarette Smokers. Mol Carcinog. 2017 Feb;56(2):594-606.

Hsu, P.C., Lan, R.S., Brasky, T.M., Marian, C., Cheema, A.K., Ressom, H.W., Loffredo, C.A., Pickworth, W.B., Shields, P.G.  Menthol smokers: metabolomic profiling and smoking behavior.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jan;26(1):51-60. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0124. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Keller-Hamilton, B., Muff, J., Blue, T., Lu, B., Slater, M. D., Roberts, M.E., & Ferketich, A.K. (2018). Tobacco and alcohol on television: A content analysis of male adolescents’ favorite shows. Preventing Chronic Disease, 15: E134.

Keller-Hamilton, B., Roberts, M.E., Slater, M.D., & Ferketich, A.K. (2019). Memorability of Cigarette Advertisements Making “Natural” Claims Among Adolescents. Tobacco Regulatory Science, in press.

Keller-Hamilton, B., Roberts, M.E., Slater, M.D., Berman, M., & Ferketich, A.K. (2019). Adolescent males’ responses to blu’s fake warnings. Tobacco Control, in press.

Klein, E. G., Quisenberry, A. J., Shoben, A. B., Peters, E., & Romer, D.  The influence of health numeracy and health warning label type on smoking myths and quit-related reactions. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2018, 1–5.

Klein, E. G., Quisenberry, A. J., Shoben, A., Thomson, T., Htut, Su., Foraker, R., Lai, A. M., Slater, M. Testing a Brief Web-based Intervention to Increase Recognition of Tobacco Constituents.  Tob Regul Sci. 2018;4(6):83-94

Klein, E.G., Berman, M.L., Hemmerich, N., Htut, S., Carlson, C., Slater, M.  Online e-cigarette marketing claims: A systematic content and legal analysis. Tob Regul Sci. 2016 Jul;2(3):252-262.

Klein, E.G., Quisenberry, A.J., Shoben, A.B., Krygowski, S., Ferketich, A.K., Berman, M., Peters, E., Wewers, M.E.  Health warning labels for smokeless tobacco: The impact of graphic images on attention, recall, and craving. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Oct 1;19(10):1172-1177.

Klein, E.G., Shoben, A.B., Krygowski, S., Ferketich, A., Berman, M., Peters, E., Rao, U., Wewers, M.E. Does Size Impact Attention and Recall of Graphic Health Warnings? Tob Regul Sci. 2015 Jul;1(2):175-185.

Kopp, B., Cooper, S., Hinton, A., Nagaraja, H.N., Wewers, M.E. Impact of presence of children on indoor tobacco restrictions in households of urban and rural adult tobacco users. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Nov - Dec;18(8):920-927

Kurti, A.N., Redner, R., Bunn, J.Y., Tang, K., Nighbor, T., Lopez, A.A., Keith, D.R., Villanti, A.C., Stanton, C.A., Gaalema, D.E., Doogan, N.J., Cepeda-Benito, A., Roberts, M.E., Phillips, J., Parker, M.A., Quisenberry, A.J., Higgins, S.T. Examining the relationship between pregnancy and quitting tobacco products among a U.S. national sample of women of reproductive age. Prev Med. 2018 Dec;117:52-60.

Kurti, A. N., Redner, R., Lopez, A. A., Keith D. R., Villanti, A., Stanton, C. A., Gaalema, D. E., Bunn, J., Doogan, N. J., Cepeda-Benito, A., Roberts, M. E., Phillips, M. D. & Higgins, S. T. Tobacco and Nicotine Delivery Product Use in a Nationally Representative Sample of Pregnant Women. Prev Med. 2017 Nov;104:50-56.

Lazard, A., Schmidt, A., Vu, H., Byron, M. J., Peters, E., Boynton, M. H., & Brewer, N. T.  Icons for health effects of cigarette smoke: A test of semiotic type. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb 20.

Lazard, A.J., Byron, M.J., Vu, H., Peters, E., Schmidt, A., Brewer, N. T. Website designs for communicating about chemicals in cigarette smoke. Health Commun. 2017 Dec 13:1-10.

Londeree, A.M., Roberts, M.E., Wewers, M.E., Peters, E., Ferketich, A.K., Wagner, D.D. Adolescent Attentional Bias Toward Real-World Flavored E-Cigarette Marketing. Tob Regul Sci. 2018;4(6):57-65

Lopez, A.A., Redner, R., Kurti, A.N., Keith, D.R., Villanti, A.C., Stanton, C.A., Gaalema, D.E., Bunn, J.Y., Doogan, N.J., Cepeda-Benito, A., Roberts, M.E., Higgins, S.T.  Tobacco and nicotine delivery product use in a U.S. national sample of women of reproductive age. Prev Med. 2018 Dec;117:61-68.

Meernik, C., Jarman, K., Towner Wright S., Klein, E.G., Goldstein, A.O., Ranney, L. Eye Tracking Outcomes in Tobacco Control Regulation and Communication: A Systematic Review. Tobacco Regulatory Science. Vol. 4, no. 2. (Oct 2016): 377-403. 

Muralidharan, N., Keller-Hamilton, B., Ferketich, A.K., & Roberts, M.E. (2019). Tobacco Advertising and ID Checks in Columbus, OH in Advance of Tobacco 21. American Journal of Health Promotion, accepted.

Parker, M. A., Villanti, A. C., Quisenberry, A. J., Stanton, C. A., Doogan, N. J., Redner, R., Gaalema, D. E., Kurti, A. N.,  Nighbor, T., Roberts, M. E., Cepeda-Benito, A.,& Higgins, S. T. Tobacco Product Harm Perceptions and New Use. Pediatrics. Volume 142, number 6, December 2018:e20181505.

Peters, E. (Oct 2017).  Educating good decisions. Behavioural Public Policy, 1(2), 162-176.

Peters, E., Evans, A.T., Hemmerich, N., Berman, M. (2016). Emotion in the law and the lab: The case of graphic cigarette warnings. Tob Regul Sci. 2016 Oct;2(4):377-403.

Peters, E., Shoots-Reinhard, B. Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water: Commentary on Kok, Peters, Kessels, ten Hoor, and Ruiter (2018). Health Psychology Review, 2018 Mar 13:1-4.

Peters, E., Shoots-Reinhard, B., Shoben, A., Evans, A.T., Klein, E., Tompkins, M.K., Romer, D., Tusler, M.  Pictorial warning labels and memory for cigarette health-risk information over time. Ann Behav Med. 2018 Jun 11.

Quisenberry, A. J., Klein, E. G., Hinton, A., Doogan, N. J., Brasky, T. M, Xi, W., Cooper, S., Nagaraja, H. N., & Wewers, M. E.  E-cigarette and Combustible Tobacco Use Motivations among Exclusive and Dual E-cigarette Users. Tob Regul Sci. 2018; 4(4): 63-72.

Quisenberry, A. J., Koffarnus, M. N., Epstein, L. H., & Bickel, W. K. The Experimental Tobacco Marketplace II: Substitutability and sex effects in dual electronic cigarette and conventional cigarette users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Sep 1;178:551-555.

Quisenberry, A. J., Scott, A. E., Shoben, A. B.,Cooper, S., Ferketich, A. K., Berman, M., Peters, E., Wewers, M. E., & Klein, E. G. Health literacy and attention to cigarette warning labels among rural smokers. Tob Regul Sci, 2018;4(6):38-46.

Roberts M.E., Bidwell L.C., Colby S.M., Gwaltney C.J. With Others or Alone? Adolescent Individual Differences in the Context of Smoking Lapses.  Health Psychol. 2015 Feb 9.

Roberts, M. E., Doogan, N. J., Stanton, C. A., Quisenberry, A. J., Villanti, A., Gaalema, D. E., Kurti, A. N., Lopez, A. A., Redner, R., Cepeda-Benito, A., & Higgins, S. Rural Versus Urban Use of Traditional and Emerging Tobacco Products in the United States, 2013-2014. Am J Public Health. 2017 Oct;107(10):1554-1559.

Roberts, M.E., Colby, S.M., Jackson, K.M.  What predicts early smoking milestones? J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2015 Mar;76(2):256-66.

Roberts, M.E., Doogan, N.J., Kurti, A.N., Redner, R., Gaalema, D.E., Stanton, C.A., White, T.J., Higgins, S.T. Rural Tobacco Use across the United States: How rural and urban areas differ, broken down by census regions and divisions. Health Place. 2016 May;39:153-9.

Roberts, M.E., Keller-Hamilton, B., Hinton, A., Browning, C.R., Slater, M.D., Xi, W., & Ferketich, A.K. (2019). The magnitude and impact of tobacco marketing exposure in adolescents’ day-to-day lives: An ecological momentary assessment (EMA) study. Addictive Behaviors, 88: 144-9.

Roberts, M.E., Klein, E.G., Berman, M.L., Berhane, B., Ferketich, A.K. Young Adult Perceptions Surrounding Hookah Use. Health Behav Policy Rev. 2017 Nov;4(6):593-600.

Roberts, M.E., Lu, B., Browning, C.R., Ferketich, A.K. Tracking young adults’ attitudes toward tobacco marketing using ecological momentary assessment (EMA). Subst Use Misuse. 2017 Jul 29;52(9):1219-1224. 

Roberts, M.E., Nargiso, J.E., Gaitonde, L.B., Stanton, C.A., Colby, S.M. Adolescent social networks: general and smoking-specific characteristics associated with smoking. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2015 Mar;76(2):247-55.

Roberts, M.E., Berman, M.L., Slater, M.D., Hinton, A., Ferketich, A.K.  Point-of-Sale Tobacco Marketing in Rural and Urban Ohio: Could the New Landscape of Tobacco Products Widen Inequalities?  Prev Med. 2015 Dec;81:232-5.

Roberts, M.E., Colby, S.M., Lu, B., Ferketich, A.K. Understanding tobacco use onset among African Americans. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Apr;18 Suppl 1:S49-56.

Roberts, M.E., Peters, E., Ferketich, A.K., Klein, E.G.  The age-related positivity effect and tobacco warning labels.  Tob Regul Sci. 2016 Apr;2(2):176-185.

Romer, D., Ferguson, S., Strasser, A.A., Evans, A.T., Tompkins, M.K., Macisco, J., Fardal, M., Tusler, M., and Peters, E. Effects of pictorial warning labels for cigarettes and quit-efficacy on emotional responses, smoking satisfaction, and cigarette consumption. Ann Behav Med. 2018 Jan 5;52(1):53-64.

Shields, P.G., Berman, M., Brasky, T.M., Freudenheim, J.L., Mathe, E., McElroy, J.P., Song, M.A., Wewers, M.D.  A Review of Pulmonary Toxicity of Electronic Cigarettes In The Context of Smoking: A Focus On Inflammation.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Aug;26(8):1175-1191. 

Song, M.A., Benowitz, N.L., Berman, M., Brasky, T.M., Cummings, K.M.,  Hatsukami, D., Marian, C., O’Connor R., Rees, V., Woroszylo, C., Shields, P.G. Cigarette filter ventilation and its relationship to increasing rates of lung adenocarcinoma. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 Dec 1;109(12).

Song, M.A., Marian, C., Brasky, T.M., Reisinger, S., Djordjevic, M., Shields, P.G. Chemical and Toxicological Characteristics of Conventional and Low TSNA Moist Snuff Tobacco Products. Toxicol Lett. 2016 Jan 21;245:68-77.

Stanton, C.A., Keith, D.R., Gaalema, D.E., Bunn, J.Y., Doogan, N.J., Redner, R., Kurti, A.N., Roberts, M.E., Higgins, S.T. Trends in tobacco use among US adults with chronic health conditions: National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2005-2013.  Prev Med. 2016 Apr 15. 

Sweet, L., Brasky, T. M, Cooper, S., Doogan, N. J., Hinton, A., Klein, E. G., Nagaraja, H. N., Quisenberry, A. J., Xi, W., & Wewers, M. E. Quitting behaviors among dual cigarette/e-cigarette users and cigarette smokers enrolled in the Tobacco User Adult Cohort (TUAC). Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Oct 20.

Thrasher, J.F., Brewer, N.T., Niederdeppe, J. Peters, E., Strasser, A.A., Grana, R., Kaufman, A.R. Advancing tobacco product warning labels research methods and theory: A summary of a grantee meeting held by the US National Cancer Institute. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Feb 10.

Weng, D.Y., Chen, J., Taslim, C., Hsu, P.C., Marian, C., David, S.P., Loffredo, C.A., Shields, P.G. Persistent alterations of gene expression profiling of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells from smokers. Mol Carcinog. 2016 Oct;55(10):1424-37.

Wipfli H.L., Berman M.L., Hanson K., Kelder S., Solis A., Villanti A.C., Ribeiro C.M., Meissner H.I., Anderson R. Defining tobacco regulatory science competencies. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Jul 14.

Yates, K., Friedman, K., Slater, M., Berman, M., Paskett, E., Ferketich, A.K. A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Portrayal in Newspapers. Tob Regul Sci. 2015 Apr;1(1):94-102.

Zettler, Patricia J. Hemmerich, Natalie and Berman, Micah L., Closing the Regulatory Gap for Synthetic Nicotine Products. Boston College Law Review, Forthcoming; Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-03; Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 425. Available at SSRN:

Book Chapters:

Bickel, W.K., Moody, L., Snider, S.E., Mellis, A., Stein, J.S., & Quisenberry, A.J. (2017; Invited Chapter). The behavioral economics of tobacco products: Innovations in laboratory methods to inform regulatory science. In Y. Hanoch, T. Rice, and A. Barnes (Eds.), Behavioral Economics of Health Behaviors: Key concepts and current research. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.

Bickel, W.K., Stein, J. S., Moody, L.N., Snider, S.E., Mellis, A., & Quisenberry, A.J. (2017; Invited Chapter). Toward narrative theory: Interventions for reinforcer pathology in health behaviors. Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, Volume 63: Impulsivity: How Time and Risk Influence Decision Making. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Peters, E., & Meilleur, L. (2016). The influence of affect on health decisions. In M.A. Diefenbach, S.M. Miller SM, & D. Bowen. Handbook of Health Decision Science. (pp 109-120). New York, NY:  Springer Verlag.

Tompkins, M. K., Bjalkebring, P., & Peters, E. (in press). Emotional aspects of risk perceptions. In Martina Raue, Eva Lermer & Bernhard Streicher (Ed.), Psychological Aspects of Risk and Risk Analysis: Theory, Models, and Applications (pp.). New York: Springer.

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