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Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH
Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Social Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Stella Bialous’ research focuses on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, tobacco industry monitoring and building nurses’ capacity for tobacco control nationally and internationally. Dr. Bialous has consulted with the World Health Organization’s Tobacco Free Initiative for over 15 years. In 2003, she received the American Legacy Foundation’s Sybill G. Jacobson Adult Award for Outstanding Use of Tobacco Industry Document. In 2012, she received the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care Distinguished Merit Award and is currently the Society’s President.
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, BSN, 1985, Nursing
The Johns Hopkins University, MScN, 1990, Nursing
University of California, Berkeley, MPH, 1994, Public Health
University of California, San Francisco, DrPH, 1999, Public Health
Bialous SA, Sarna L. ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement. Cancer Nurs. 2016 Jan-Feb; 39(1):80-1.
Sarna LP, Bialous SA, Králíková E, Kmetova A, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Roubícková E, Wells MJ, Brook JK. Tobacco Cessation Practices and Attitudes Among Nurses in the Czech Republic. Cancer Nurs. 2015 Nov-Dec; 38(6):E22-9.
Novotny TE, Bialous SA, Burt L, Curtis C, Luiza da Costa V, Iqtidar SU, Liu Y, Pujari S, Tursan d'Espaignet E. The environmental and health impacts of tobacco agriculture, cigarette manufacture and consumption. Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Dec 1; 93(12):877-80.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Zou XN, Wang W, Hong J, Wells M, Brook J. Evaluation of a web-based educational programme on changes in frequency of nurses' interventions to help smokers quit and reduce second-hand smoke exposure in China. J Adv Nurs. 2016 Jan; 72(1):118-26.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Zou XN, Wang W, Hong J, Chan S, Wells MJ, Brook J. Helping smokers quit: behaviours and attitudes of Chinese Registered Nurses. J Adv Nurs. 2016 Jan; 72(1):107-17.
Gilmore AB, Fooks G, Drope J, Bialous SA, Jackson RR. Exposing and addressing tobacco industry conduct in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet. 2015 Mar 14; 385(9972):1029-43.
Malone RE, Bialous SA. WHO FCTC article 5.3: promise but little progress. Tob Control. 2014 Jul; 23(4):279-80.
Sarna LP, Bialous SA, Kraliková E, Kmetova A, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Roubicková E, Wells MJ, Brook JK. Impact of a smoking cessation educational program on nurses' interventions. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2014 Sep; 46(5):314-21.
Bialous SA, Sarma L. Electronic cigarettes and smoking cessation: a quandary? Lancet. 2014 Feb 1; 383(9915):407-8.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Nandy K, Antonio AL, Yang Q. Changes in smoking prevalences among health care professionals from 2003 to 2010-2011. JAMA. 2014 Jan 8; 311(2):197-9.
Sarna L, Bialous SA. Nursing scholarship and leadership in tobacco control. Nurs Outlook. 2013 May-Jun; 61(3):181-2.
Sarna L, Bialous SA. Resolution: Smoke-free campus policies for schools of nursing and college campuses. Nurs Outlook. 2013 May-Jun; 61(3):183.
Sereno AB, Soares EC, Lapa E Silva JR, Nápoles AM, Bialous SA, Costa E Silva VL, Novotny TE. Feasibility study of a smoking cessation intervention in Directly Observed Therapy Short-Course tuberculosis treatment clinics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2012 Dec; 32(6):451-6.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Ong MK, Wells M, Kotlerman J. Increasing nursing referral to telephone quitlines for smoking cessation using a web-based program. Nurs Res. 2012 Nov-Dec; 61(6):433-40.
Sarna L, Bialous SA. A review of images of nurses and smoking on the World Wide Web. Nurs Outlook. 2012 Sep-Oct; 60(5 Suppl):S36-46.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Chan SS, Hollen P, O'Connell KA. Making a difference: nursing scholarship and leadership in tobacco control. Nurs Outlook. 2013 Jan-Feb; 61(1):31-42.
Sarna L, Bialous S, Ong M, Wells M, Kotlerman J. Nurses' treatment of tobacco dependence in hospitalized smokers in three states. Res Nurs Health. 2012 Jun; 35(3):250-64.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Nandy K, Yang Q. Are quit attempts among U.S. female nurses who smoke different from female smokers in the general population? An analysis of the 2006/2007 tobacco use supplement to the current population survey. BMC Womens Health. 2012; 12:4.
Response to Underwood S & Ryan T (2010) Commentary on Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Kotlerman J, Wewers ME & Froelicher ES (2009) Frequency of nurses' smoking cessation interventions: report from a national survey. Journal of Clinical Nursing19, 294-296. J Clin Nurs. 2011 Jul; 20(13-14):2087-9.
Sarna L, Bialous SA, Sinha K, Yang Q, Wewers ME. Are health care providers still smoking? Data from the 2003 and 2006/2007 Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Surveys. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Nov; 12(11):1167-71.