by Bruce Christiansen

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Keller P, Boyle RG, Lien RK, Christiansen B, Kobinsky K. (2018) Engaging Smokeless Tobacco Users in Population-Based Cessation Services: Findings from an Observational Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. pp. 1-4.

Community-Based Research & Behavioral Health

Christiansen B, Smith S, Fiore MC. Measuring Therapeutic Alliance for Tobacco Cessation Counseling for Behavioral Health Clinicians. Journal of Smoking Cessation. Vol. 2021, Article ID 6671899.

Alaniz K, Christiansen B, Sullivan TT, Khalil L, Fiore MC. Addressing Postpartum Smoking Relapse Among Low-Income Women: A Randomized Control Trial. Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews. 2019;6:233-42. [Full text]

Christiansen BA, Carbin J, TerBeek E, Fiore MC. Helping Smokers With Severe Mental Illness Who Do Not Want To Quit. Substance Use and Misuse. Published online: 21 Nov 2017. [Abstract]

Christiansen B, McMaster DR, Heiligenstein EL, Glysch RL, Reimer DM, Adsit RT, Hayden KA, Hollenback C,Fiore MC. Measuring the Integration of Tobacco Policy and Treatment into the Behavioral Health Care Delivery System: How are we Doing? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2016;27(2):510-26. [Abstract]

Christiansen B, Reeder K, TerBeek E, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Motivating Low Socioeconomic Status Smokers to Accept Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Treatment: A Brief Intervention for the Community Agency Setting. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2015 July;17(8):1002-1011. [Abstract]

Christiansen BA, Reeder K, Fiore MC, Baker TBChanging Low Income Smokers’ Beliefs about Tobacco Dependence Treatment. Substance Use and Misuse. Epub 2014 Feb 6. [Full text]

Christiansen BA, Reeder K, Hill M, Baker TB, Fiore MC. Barriers to Effective Tobacco Dependence Treatment for the Very Poor. The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2012; 73(6):874-84. [Abstract]

Christiansen BA. What Does It Cost To Change Behavior? Editorial. Annals of Family Medicine 10(3):197-198. [Full Editorial]

Christiansen BA, Brooks M, Keller PA, Theobald WE, Fiore MC. Closing Tobacco-related Disparities: Using Community Organizations to Increase Consumer Demand. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2010 Mar;38(3 Suppl):S397-402. [Abstract]

Dependence / Withdrawal / Relapse / Biology

Baker TB, Mermelstein R, Collins LM, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Smith SS, Christiansen BA, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Fiore MC. New Methods for Tobacco Dependence Treatment Research. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011 Apr;41(2):192-207. [Full text]


Fiore MC, Jaén CR, Baker TB, et al. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. Clinical Practice Guideline. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service. May 2008.

Fiore MC, Baker TB, Bailey WC, et al. (2008) A Clinical Practice Guidleine for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 UpdateAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine. 35(2): 158-176. Aug 2008.

Managed Care / EMR / Systems Change / Insurance/ Cost Analysis

Buckless B, McCann M. Christiansen B, Forster J, Joseph A, Rhodes K. Feasibility of a Systems Approach to Treat Commercial Tobacco Dependence within American Indian Health Clinics. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2018;25(3):52-77. [Abstract]

Piper ME, Baker TB, Mermelstein R, Collins LM., Fraser D, Jorenby D E, Smith SS, Christiansen BA, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Oguss M, Fiore MC. Recruiting and Engaging Smokers in Treatment in a Primary Care Setting: Developing a Chronic Care Model Implemented Through a Modified Electronic Health Record. Translational Behavioral Medicine. [Full Text]

Fraser DBaker TBFiore MCAdsit RAChristiansen BA. Electronic Health Records (EHR) as a Tool for Recruitment of Participants in Clinical Effectiveness Research: Lesson Learned from Tobacco Cessation.Translational Behavioral Medicine. [Epub ahead of print]. [Full text]

Hudmon KS, Addleton RL, Vitale FM, Christiansen BA, Mejicano GC. Advancing Public Health Through Continuing Education of Health Care Professionals. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2011;31(S1):S60-S66.

Keller PA, Christiansen BA, Kim S-Y, Piper ME, Adsit RD, Redmond LA, Fiore MC. (2011) Increasing Consumer Demand Among Medicaid Enrollees for Tobacco Dependence Treatment: The Wisconsin Medicaid Covers It Campaign. American Journal of Health Promotion, Jul-Aug; 25(6): 392-5. [Abstract]


Smith SS, McCarthy DE, Japuntich SJ, Christiansen B, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Fraser DL, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Jackson TC. (2009) Comparative Effectiveness of 5 Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies in Primary Care Clinics. Archives of Internal Medicine, Dec 14;169(22):2148-55. PMID: 20008701. [Abstract]


Lathen LS, Plears ML, Shartle EL, Conner KL, Fiore MC, Christiansen BA. The HUD Smoke-Free Rule: Perceptions of Residents Post-Implementation. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2020:101159.

Matheny JD, Stevens EM, Chen S, Christiansen BA, Kowitt SD, Osman A, Vidrine DJ. The RICO Verdict and Corrective Statements: Catalysts for Policy Change? Tobacco Regulatory Science. 2019;5(3):206-228. [Full text]

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Dr. Bruce Christiansen