Dr. Wewers' research specialty is tobacco cessation with special interests in underserved populations. She has conducted tobacco-related research since the mid-1980s. She served as a member of the Expert Panel for the USPHS Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence Clinical Practice Guideline. Her current research includes NCI-funded observational and intervention studies in Ohio Appalachia.
Brasky, T.M., Hinton, A., Doogan, N.J., Cooper S.E., Nagaraja, H.N., Xi, W., Shields, P.G., Wewers, M.E. (In press). Characteristics of the Tobacco User Adult Cohort in Urban and Rural Ohio. Tobacco Regulatory Science.
Nemeth, J.M., Cooper, S., Wermert, A., Shoben, A., Wewers, M.E. (In press). The relationship between telephone services and smoking cessation among rural smokers enrolled in quitline tobacco dependence treatment. Preventive Medicine Reports.
Curry, E., Nemeth, J.M., Wermert, A., Conroy, S., Shoben, A., Ferketich, A.K., Wewers, M.E. (2017). A descriptive report of electronic cigarette use after participation in a community-based tobacco cessation trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research Jan 21[epub ahead of print].
Wewers, M.E., Shoben, A., Conroy, S., Curry, E., Ferketich, A.K., Murray, D.M., Nemeth, J., Wermert, A. (2016). Effectiveness of two community health worker models of tobacco dependence treatment among community residents of Ohio Appalachia. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Sept 30 [epub ahead of print].
Nemeth, J.M., Bonomi, A.E., Lu, B., Lomax, R.G., Wewers, M.E. (2016). Risk factors for smoking in rural women: The role of gender-based sexual and intimate partner violence. Journal of Women’s Health. 25, 1282-1291.
Thomson, T.L., Krebs, V., Nemeth, J.A., Lu, B., Peng, J., Doogan, N.J., Ferketich, A.K., Post, D.M., Browning, C.R., Paskett, E.D., Wewers, M.E. (2016). Social networks and smoking in rural women: Intervention implications. American Journal of Health Behavior. 40, 405-415.