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Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications (students and mentees underlined)

Emerging tobacco products (selected)

Cho YJ, Thrasher JF. Flavor capsule heat-sticks for heated tobacco products.  Tobacco Control.  28:e158–e159.  2019.

Kim S, Thrasher JF, Kang MH, Cho YJ, Kim JK.  News media presentations of electronic cigarettes:  A content analysis of news coverage in South Korea.  Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.  94(2): 443-464.  2017.

Lozano P, Barrientos-Gutierrez I, Arillo-Santillán E, Morello P, Mejia R, Sargent J, Thrasher JF. A longitudinal study of electronic cigarette use and onset of conventional cigarette smoking and marijuana use among Mexican adolescents.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  180:  427 – 420.  2017.

Thrasher JF, Abad-Vivero EN, Barrientos-Gutíerrez I, Pérez-Hernández R, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Mejía R, Arillo-Santillán E, Hernández-Ávila M, Sargent JD. Prevalence and correlates of e-cigarette perceptions and trial among early adolescents in Mexico. Journal of Adolescent Health.  58: 358-365.  2016

Kollath-Catano C, Thrasher JF, Osman A, Andrews JO, Strayer S. Physician advice for e-cigarette use. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 29(6): 741-747. 2016.

Product labeling (selected)

Barrientos-Gutierrez I, Islam F, Cho YJ, Salloum RG, Louviere J, Arillo-Santillán E, Reynales-Shigematsu LM, Barnoya J, Saenz de Miera Juarez B, Hardin J, Thrasher JF.  Assessing cigarette packaging and labeling policy effects on early adolescents: Results from a discrete choice experiment.  Tobacco Control.  In press.

Lambert VC, Davis RE, Popova L, Thrasher JF. Cessation conversations and quit attempts: Differences by ethnicity and language preference. American Journal of Health Behavior, 44(4), 473–487.  2020.

Thrasher JF, Brewer NT, Niederdeppe J, Peters E, Strasser AA, Grana R, Kaufman AR. Advancing tobacco product warning label research methods and theory: A summary of a grantee meeting held by the US National Cancer Institute. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 21(7), 855–862. 2019.

Nieto C, Jáuregui A, Contreras-Manzano A, Arillo-Santillan E, Barquera S, White CM, Hammond D, Thrasher JF.  Understanding and use of food labeling systems among Whites and Latinos in the United States and among Mexicans: Results from the International Food Policy Study, 2017. International Journal of Behavior Nutrition and Physical Activity. 16(1):87. 2019.

Thrasher JF, Islam F, Davis RE, Popova L, Lambert V, Cho YJ, Salloum RG, Louviere J, Hammond D.  Testing cessation messages for cigarette package inserts:  Findings from a best/worst discrete choice experiment.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  15:  282.  2018.

Cho YJ, Thrasher JF, Yong H-H, Szklo AS, O’Connor R, Bansal-Travers M, Hammond D, Fong GT, Hardin J, Borland R. Path analysis of warning label effects on negative emotions and quit attempts: A longitudinal study of smokers in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the US. Social Science & Medicine.  197:  226-234. 2018.

Marketing (selected)

Pérez A, Thrasher JF, Cabrera N, Forsyth S, Peña L, Sargent JD, Mejía R. Exposure to tobacco in video games and smoking among gamers in Argentina. Tobacco Control.   28(4), 427–433. 2019.

Thrasher JF, Abad-Vivero EN, Moodie C, O’Connor RJ, Hammond D, Cummings KM, Yong H-H, Salloum RG, Czoli C, Reynales-Shigematsu LM. Cigarette brands with flavor capsules in the filter: Trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012-2014. Tobacco Control. 25:275-283.  2016.

Abad-Vivero EN, Thrasher JF, Arillo-Santillán E, Pérez-Hernández R, Barrientos-Gutierrez I, Kollath-Cattano C, Mejía R, Sargent JD.  Recall, appeal, and willingness to try cigarettes with flavor capsules:  Assessing the impact of a tobacco product innovation amongst early adolescents.  Tobacco Control.  25(e2): e113-e119.  2016.

Thrasher JF, Sargent JD, Vargas R, Braun S, Barrientos-Gutierrez T, Sevigny EL, Billings DL, Arillo-Santillán E, Navarro A, Hardin J. Are movies with tobacco, alcohol, drugs, sex, and violence rated for youth? A comparison of rating systems in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2014; 25(2):267-75.  2014.

Thrasher JF, Rousu MC, Hammond D, Navarro A, Corrigan JR. Estimating the impact of pictorial health warnings and "plain" cigarette packaging: evidence from experimental auctions among adult smokers in the United States. Health Policy. 102(1):41-8.  2011.

Thrasher JF, Sargent JD, Huang L, Arillo-Santillán E, Dorantes-Alonso A, Pérez-Hernández R. Does film smoking promote youth smoking in middle-income countries?: A longitudinal study among Mexican adolescents. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention. 18(12):3444-50.  2009.

Campaign development and evaluation (selected)

 Huang LL, Thrasher JF, Jiang Y, Li Q, Fong GT, Chang Y, Walsemann KM, Friedman DB. Impact of the 'Giving Cigarettes is Giving Harm' campaign on knowledge and attitudes of Chinese smokers. Tobacco Control.  24(Suppl 4):iv28-34. 2015.

Huang L, Thrasher JF, Abad EN, Cummings KM, Bansal-Travers M, Brown A.  The US National Tips From Former Smokers anti-smoking campaign: Promoting awareness of smoking-related risks, cessation resources, and cessation behaviors.  Health Education & Behavior.  42(4):480-6.  2015.

Thrasher JF, Murukutla N, Pérez-Hernández R, Alday J, Arillo-Santillán E, Cedillo C, Gutierrez JP. Linking mass media campaigns to pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages: a cross-sectional study to evaluate effects among Mexican smokers. Tobacco Control. 22(e1):e57-65.  2013.

Thrasher JF, Huang L, Pérez-Hernández R, Niederdeppe J, Arillo-Santillán E, Alday J. Evaluation of a social marketing campaign to support Mexico City's comprehensive smoke-free law. American Journal of Public Health. 101(2):328-35.  2011.

Thrasher JF, Niederdeppe J, Farrelly MC, Davis KC, Ribisl KM, Haviland ML. The impact of anti-tobacco industry prevention messages in tobacco producing regions: Evidence from the US truth campaign. Tobacco Control.  13(3):283-8.  2004.

Policy and media interventions to address health disparities (selected)

Titus AR, Gamarel KE, Thrasher JF, Emery SL, Elliott MR, Fleischer NL. Are sexual minority adults differentially exposed to smoke-free laws and televised anti-tobacco media campaigns compared to the general US population? A descriptive analysis.  Tobacco Control.  In press.

Perez A, Thrasher JF, Arillo-Santillán E, Barnoya J, Mejia R.  La escala de afluencia familiar como herramienta para la investigación sobre inequidades sociales en salud en adolescentes: una perspectiva latinoamericana.  [The Family Affluence Scale as a tool for research on social disparities and health among adolescents:  A Latin American perspective.  Mexican Journal of Public Health.  In press.

Berg CJ, Thrasher JF, Barnoya J, Cohen JE, Maziak W, Lando H, Drope J, Mejia R, Foley K, Nakkash R, Fong GT, Kupfer LE, Sturke R, Parascandola M. Strengthening policy-relevant tobacco research capacity in low- and middle-income countries: Challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned. Nicotine and Tobacco Research.  21(8):1140-1143.  2019.

Thrasher JF, Carpenter M, Andrews JO, Gray KM, Alberg AJ, Navarro A, Friedman DB, Cummings KM.  Cigarette warning label policy alternatives and smoking-related health disparities.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  43(6):590–600.  2012.

Thrasher JF, Arillo-Santillán E, Villalobos V, Pérez-Hernández R, Hammond D, Carter J, Sebrie E, Sansores R, Regalado-Piñeda J.  Can pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages address smoking-related health disparities? Field experiments in Mexico to assess pictorial warning label content.  Cancer Causes and Control. 23 (Supp 1): 69–80. 2012.

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