Sharing the Results


The Ohio State University Prevention Research Center involves the work of the following faculty members in the College of Public Health:

  • Phyllis Pirie, chair and professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion;
  • Mary Ellen Wewers, professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion;
  • Liz Klein, associate professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion;
  • Sarah Anderson, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology.

Below are some of their recent publications.

Anderson SE, Whitaker RC. Prevalence of obesity among U.S. preschool children in different racial and ethnic groups. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 163(4): 2009. 344-348.

Klein EG, Forster JL, Erickson DJ, Schillo B, Lytle LA. Does the type of clean indoor air policy significantly affect bar and restaurant employment in Minnesota cities?  Prevention Science. 10(2): 2009. 168-174.

Klein EG, Forster JL, Erickson DJ, Schillo B, Lytle LA. The relationship between local clean indoor air policies and smoking behaviours in Minnesota youth. Tobacco Control. 18(2): 2009. 132-137.

Bernat DH, Klein EG, Fabian LE, Forster JL. Young adult support for clean indoor air laws in restaurants and bars. Journal of Adolescent Health. 45(1): 2009. 102-104.

Groner JA, Skybo T, Murray-Johnson L, Schwirian P, Eneli I, Sternstein A, Klein EG, French G. Anticipatory Guidance for Prevention of Childhood Obesity – Design of the MOMS Study. Clinical Pediatrics. 48(5): 2009. 483-492.

Laura J. Solomon, Bunn, Janice Y., Flynn, Brian S., Pirie, Phyllis L., Worden, John K., Ashikaga, Takamaru. Mass media for smoking cessation in adolescents. Health Education & Behavior. Aug;36(4): 2009. 642-59

Wewers, M.E., Ferketich, A.K., Harness,J. Paskett, E.D. Effectiveness of a nurse-managed, lay-led tobacco cessation intervention among Ohio Appalachian women. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 18: 2009. 3451-3458.

Sarna, L., Bialous, S., Wells, M., Wewers, M.E., Froelicher, E. Nurses’ smoking cessation interventions: Reports from a national survey. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 14: 2009. 2066-2077.

Sarna, L., Bialosu, S.A., Rice, V., Wewers, M.E. Promoting tobacco dependence treatment in nursing education. Drug and Alcohol Review. 28:2009. 507-516.

Sarna, L., Bialous, S.A., Wewers, M.E., Froelicher, E., Wells, M., Kotlerman, J., Elashoff, D. Characteristics of nurses who used the Internet-based Nurses QuitNet for smoking cessation. Public Health Nursing. 26: 2009. 329-338.

Browning K.K., Wewers, M.E., Ferketich, A.K., Otterson, G.A., Reynolds, N.R. The self-regulation model of illness applied to smoking behavior in lung cancer. Cancer Nursing. 32: 2009. E15-E25.

Sarna, L., Bialous, S.A., Wells, M.J., Kotlerman, J., Froelicher, E.S., Wewers, M.E. Do you need to smoke to get a break? American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 37(2S): 2009. S165-S171.

PRC Faculty Publication Lists    

PRC Publications, January-June 2010

PRC Publications, July-December 2010

PRC Publications, January-June 2011

PRC Publications, July-December 2011

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