by Megan Piper

  • Cardiology

    Mitchell CC, Piper ME, Korcarz CE, Hanson K, Weber J, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. Echogenicity of the Carotid Arterial Wall in Active Smokers. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. 2017. [Full text]

    King CC, Piper ME, Gepner AD, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. The Longitudinal Impact of Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Inflammatory Markers of Cardiovascular Disease Risk. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 2016 Dec 8. [Full text]

    Gepner AD, Piper ME, Leal MA, Asthana A, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. Electrocardiographic Changes Associated with Smoking and Smoking Cessation: Outcomes from a Randomized Controlled Trial. PLOS ONE. [Abstract]

    Johnson HM, Piper ME, Baker TB, Fiore MC, Stein JH. Effects of Smoking and Cessation on Subclinical Arterial Disease: A Substudy of a Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE, April 9, 2012. [Full text]

    Asthana A, Piper ME, McBride PE, Ward A, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. Long-term Effects of Smoking And Smoking Cessation on Exercise Stress Testing: Three-Year Outcomes From a Randomized Clinical Trial. American Heart Journal. 2012;163:81-87. [Full text]

    Johnson HM, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. Risk Factors for Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis Among Current Smokers. Preventive Cardiology. Fall 2010;13(4):166 [Abstract]

    Gossett LK, Johnson HM, Piper ME, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. (2009) Smoking Intensity and Lipoprotein Abnormalities in Active Smokers. Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Volume 3Issue 6, Pages 372-378 (December 2009). [Full Text]

  • Cessation

    Mundt MP, Baker TB, Fraser DL, Smith SS, Piper ME, Fiore MC. Paying Low-Income Smokers to Quit? The Cost-Effectiveness of Incentivizing Tobacco Quit Line Engagement for Medicaid Recipients who Smoke. Value in Health. 2018 Sept. 2019;22(2):177-184. [Full Text]

    Allen AM, Carlson S, Eberly LE, Hatsukami D, Piper ME. Use of Hormonal Contraceptives and Smoking Cessation: A Preliminary Report. Addictive Behaviors. 2018;76:236-42. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Schlam TR, Fraser D, Oguss M, Cook JW. Implementing Factorial Experiments in Real-World Settings: Lessons Learned While Engineering an Optimized Smoking Cessation Treatment (Chapter). Optimization of behavioral, biobehavioral, and biomedical interventions: advanced topics (Book). pp. 23-45 2018.

    Piper ME, Cook JW, Schlam TR, Smith SS, Bolt DM, Collins LM, Mermelstein RJ, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Toward the Development of Precision Smoking Cessation Treatment II: Proximal Effects of Smoking Cessation Intervention Components on Putative Mechanisms of Action. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2017;171:50-58.  [Full text]

    Bekiroglu K, Russell MA, Lagoa CM, Lanza ST, Piper ME. Evaluating the Effect of Smoking Cessation Treatment on a Complex Dynamical System. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2017;180:215-222. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Vasilenko SA, Cook JW, Lanza ST. What a Difference a Day Makes: Differences in Initial Abstinence Response During a Smoking Cessation Attempt. Addiction. 2016 Sep 15. [Abstract]

    Bray BC, Smith RA, Piper ME, Roberts LJ, Baker TB. Transitions in Smokers’ Social Networks After Quit Attempts. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. Online July 2016. [Full text]

    Baker TB, Piper ME, Stein JH, Smith SS, Bolt DM, Fraser DL, Fiore MC. The Effects of the Nicotine Patch vs. Varenicline vs. Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy on Smoking Cessation at 26 Weeks: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2016;315 (4):371-379. [Full text]

    Baker TB, Collins LM, Mermelstein R, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Jorenby DE, Fraser D, Loh W-Y, Theobald WE, Fiore MC. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Smoking Treatment Research: Conceptual Bases and Progress. Addiction. Online November 2015. [Full text]

    Cook JW, Baker TB, Fiore MC, Smith SS, Fraser D, Bolt DM, Collins LM, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Jorenby DE, Loh W-Y, Mermelstein R. The Comparative Effectiveness of Multiple Interventions to Motivate Successful Smoking Cessation: A Factorial Experiment. Addiction. Online November 2015. [Full text]

    Piper ME, Fiore MC, Smith SS, Fraser D, Bolt DM, Collins LM, Mermelstein R, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Jorenby DE, Loh W-Y, Baker TB. Identifying Effective Intervention Components for Smoking Cessation: A Factorial Experiment. Addiction. Online November 2015. [Full text]

    Schlam TR, Fiore MC, Smith SS, Fraser D, Bolt DM, Collins LM, Mermelstein R, Piper ME, Cook JW, Jorenby DE, Loh W-Y, Baker TB. Comparative Effectiveness of Intervention Components for Maintaining Abstinence from Smoking Following a Quit Attempt: A Factorial Experiment. Addiction. Online November 2015. [Abstract]

    Liu X, Li R, Lanza ST, Vasilenko S, Piper ME. Understanding the Role of Cessation Fatigue in the Smoking Cessation Process. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. August 2, 2013. [Abstract]

    Timms KP, Rivera DE, Collins LM, Piper ME. System Identification Modeling of a Smoking Cessation Intervention. IAFC meeting preprint. 2012.

    Piper ME, Rodock M, Cook JW, Schlam TR., Fiore MC, Baker TB. Psychiatric Diagnoses Among Quitters Versus Continuing Smokers 3 Years After Their Quit Day. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. [Abstract]

    Schlam TR, Piper ME, Cook JW, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Life One Year After a Quit Attempt: Real-Time Reports of Quitters and Continuing Smokers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. [Abstract]

    Piper, ME, Kenford S, Fiore MC, Baker TB.  Smoking Cessation and Quality of Life: Changes in Life Satisfaction Over Three Years Following a Quit Attempt. Annals of Behavorial Medicine. [Abstract]

    Japuntich SJ, Leventhal AM, Piper ME, Bolt DM, Roberts LJ, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Relations Between Smoker Characteristics and Smoking-Cessation Milestones. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Volume 40, Issue 3, Pages 286-294, March 2011. [Abstract]

    Japuntich SJ, Piper ME, Leventhal AM, Bolt DM, Baker TB. The Effect of Five Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies on Smoking Cessation Milestones. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2011;79(1):34-4. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Cook JW, Schlam TR, Jorenby DE, Smith SS, Collins LM, Mermelstein R, Fraser D, Fiore MC, Baker TB. A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Optimized Smoking Treatment Delivered in Primary Care. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011 Apr;41(2):192-207.  [Full text]

    Gepner AD, Piper ME, Johnson HM, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH.  Effects of Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Lipids and Lipoproteins: Outcomes from a Randomized Clinical Trial. American Heart Journal[Abstract]

    Schlam TR, Japuntich SJ, Piper ME, Gloria R, Baker TB, Curtin JJ. Cognitive Conflict Following Appetitive Versus Negative Cues and Smoking Cessation Failure. Psychopharmacology, Vol. 214, Number 3, 603-616. [Abstract]

    Asthana A, Johnson HM, Piper ME, Fiore MC, Baker TB, Stein JH. Effects of Smoking Intensity and Cessation on Inflammatory Markers in a Large Cohort of Active Smokers. American Heart Journal. 2010 Sep;160(3):458-63. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Cook JW, Schlam TR, Jorenby DE, Baker TB. Anxiety Diagnoses In Smokers Seeking Cessation Treatment: Relations With Tobacco Dependence, Withdrawal, Outcome and Response to Treatment. Addiction, 2010. [Abstract]

    Japuntich SJ, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Bolt DM, Baker TB. (2009) Do Smokers Know What We’re Talking About? The Construct Validity of Nicotine Dependence Questionnaire Measures. Psychological Assessment, Vol. 21, No. 4, 595–607. [Abstract]

    LaRowe TL, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Fiore MC, Baker TB. (2009) Obesity and Smoking: Comparing Cessation Treatment Seekers with the General Smoking Population. Brief Reports Epidemiology 1–5. [Abstract]

    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.

    Piper ME, Fiore MC, Smith SS, Jorenby DE, Wilson JR, Zehner ME, Baker TB. (June 2003) Use of the Vital Sign Stamp as a System to Promote Smoking Cessation. Mayo Clin Proc, Vol 78, 716-722. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Fox BJ, Fiore MC. (2001) Strategies for Smoking Cessation. Pulmonary and Clinical Care Update Online (CME Program). Lesson 13, Volume 15.

  • Community-Based Research

    Piper ME, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Smith SS, Bolt DM, Loh W-Y, Mermelstein RJ, Collins LM, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Toward Precision Smoking Cessation Treatment I: Moderator Results From a Factorial Experiment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2017;171:59-65. [Abstract]

    Petersen A, Mermelstein R, Berg KM, Baker TB, Smith SS, Jorenby D, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Cook JW. Offering Smoking Treatment to Primary Care Patients in Two Wisconsin Healthcare Systems: Who Chooses Smoking Reduction Versus Cessation? Preventive Medicine. 2017 Dec;105:332-336. Epub October 2017. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Cohen J, Consgrove K. 2012 SRNT Annual Meeting Summary. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2012;14(9):1003-5. [Full article]

  • Dependence / Withdrawal / Relapse / Biology

    Engle J, Jorenby D, Collins L, Baker, T, Schlam T, Cook J, Piper M, Mermelstein R, Smith S. Effects of Motivation Phase Intervention Components on Quit Attempts in Smokers Unwilling to Quit; A Factorial Experiment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2019;197:149-157. [Abstract]

    Schlam TR, Baker TB, Smith SS, Cook JW, Piper ME. Anxiety Sensitivity and Distress Tolerance in Smokers: Relations with Tobacco Dependence, Withdrawal, and Quitting Success. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2019. [Full text]

    Burgess-Hull A, Roberts L, Piper M, Baker T. The Social Networks of Smokers Attempting to Quit: An Empirically Derived and Validated Classification. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 2018 Feb;32(1):64-75. [Abstract]

    Vreede AP, Johnson HM, Piper ME, Panyard DJ, Wong JC, Bartels C. Rheumatologists Modestly More Likely to Counsel Smokers in Visits without Rheumatoid Arthritis Control: An Observational Study. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. [Abstract]

    Cook JW, Lanza ST, Wanghuan C, Baker TB, Piper ME. Anhedonia: Its Dynamic Relations with Craving, Negative Affect, and Treatment During a Quit Smoking Attempt. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2017 June 1;19(6):703-709. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Smith SS, Bolt DM, Loh W-Y, Mermelstein R, Fiore MC, Piper ME, Collins LM. Implementing Clinical Research Using Factorial Designs: A Primer. Behavioral Therapy. 2017 Jul;48(4):567-580. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Fiore MC, Smith SS, Fraser D, Bolt DM, Collins LM, Mermelstein R, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Jorenby DE, Loh W-Y, Baker TB. Identifying Effective Intervention Components for Smoking Cessation: A Factorial Experiment. Addiction. Online November 2015. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Collins LM, Mermelstein R, Bolt DM, Piper ME, Smith SS, Jorenby DE, Fraser D, Cook JW, Schlam TR, Loh W-Y, Theobald WE, Fiore MC. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Smoking Treatment Research: Conceptual Bases and Progress. Addiction. Online November 2015. [Abstract]

    Piper ME. Withdrawal: Expanding a Key Addiction Construct. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. Online 2015. [Abstract]

    Berg KM, Piper ME, Smith SS, Fiore MC, Jorenby DE. Defining and Predicting Short-Term Alcohol Use Changes During a Smoking Cessation Attempt. Addictive Behaviors. Online 2015 April 29; 48:52-7. [Abstract]

    Bradford DE, Curtin JJ, Piper ME. Anticipation of Smoking Sufficiently Dampens Stress Reactivity In Nicotine Deprived Smokers. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 2015;124(1)128-36. [Abstract]

    Lanza ST, Piper ME, Shiffman S. New Methods for Advancing Research on Tobacco Dependence Using Ecological Momentary Assessment. Nicotine & Tobacco
    Research
    . 16 Supplement 2, S71-72. [Abstract]

    Cook JW, Piper ME, Leventhal AM, Schlam TR, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Anhedonia as a Component of the Tobacco Withdrawal Syndrome. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 2014 November. [Paper]

    Timms KP, Rivera DE, Collins LM, Piper ME. Continuous-time System Identification of a Smoking Cessation Intervention. International Journal of Control. 2014;87(7):1423-1437. [Abstract]

    Collins LM, Trail JB, Kugler KC, Baker TB, Piper ME, & Mermelstein RJ. (2013). Evaluating Individual Intervention Components: Making Decisions Based on the Results of a Factorial Screening Experiment. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2013 November. [Abstract]

    Stein JH, Asthana A, Smith SS, Piper ME, Loh WY, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Smoking Cessation and the Risk of Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Fasting Glucose: Three-Year Outcomes After a Quit Attempt. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 3;9(6):e98278. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098278. eCollection 2014. [Full text]

    Trail JB, Collins LM, Rivera DE, Li R, Piper ME, Baker TB. Functional Data Analysis for Dynamical System Indentification of Behavioral Processes. Psychological Methods. Epub in 2013. In print 2014;19(2):175-87. [Abstract]

    Leventhal AM, Piper ME, Japuntich SJ, Baker TB, Cook JW. Anhedonia, Depressed Mood, and Smoking Cessation Outcome. Journal of Consulting Clinical Psychology. Epub: November 2013. [Abstract]

    Lanza ST, Vasilenko S, Liu X, Li R, Piper ME. Advancing the Understanding of Craving During Smoking Cessation Attempts: A Demonstration of the Time-Varying Effect Model. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. August 24, 2013. [Abstract]

    Deiches JF, Baker TB, Lanza F, Piper ME. Early Lapses in a Cessation Attempt: Lapse Contexts, Cessation Success, and Predictors of Early Lapse. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Rodock M, Cook JW, Schlam TR., Fiore MC, Baker TB. Psychiatric Diagnoses Among Quitters Versus Continuing Smokers 3 Years After Their Quit Day. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013 Feb 1;128(1-2):148-54. [Abstract]

    Leventhal AM, Japuntich SJ, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Schlam TR, Baker TB. Isolating the Role of Psychological Dysfunction in Smoking Cessation Failure: Relations of Personality and Psychopathology to Attaining Smoking Cessation Milestones. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. [Abstract]

    Cook JW, Fucito L, Piasecki TM, Fleming M, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Berg K, Baker TB. Relations of Alcohol Consumption With Smoking Cessation Milestones and Tobacco Dependence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Piper ME, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Smith SS, Loh W-Y, Bolt DM. Are Tobacco Dependence and Withdrawal Related Amongst Heavy Smokers?  Relevance to Conceptions of Dependence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.[Abstract]

    Bolt DM, Piper ME, Theobald WE, Baker TB. Why Two Smoking Cessation Agents Work Better Than One: Role of Craving Suppression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2012;80(1):54-65. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Sheffer MA, Smith SS, Loh W-Y, Bolt DM, Kim SY, Kaye JT, Hefner KR,  Baker TB. Tobacco Withdrawal Components and Their Relations With Cessation Success.  Psychopharmacology[Abstract]

    Piper ME, Cook JW, Schlam TR, Jorenby DE, Baker TB. Anxiety Diagnoses in Smokers Seeking Cessation Treatment: Relations with Tobacco Dependence, Withdrawal, Outcome, and Response to Treatment. Addiction.2011 Feb;106(2):418-27. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Mermelstein R, Collins LM, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Smith SS, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Fiore MC. New Methods for Tobacco Dependence Treatment Research. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Dec. 3, 2010. [Abstract]

    Collins LM, Baker TB, Mermelstein RJ, Piper ME, Jorenby DE, Smith SS, Schlam TR, Cook JW, Fiore MC. The Multiphase Optimization Strategy for Engineering Effective Tobacco Use Interventions. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Dec 4, 2010. [Epub ahead of print] [Abstract]

    Piasecki TM, Piper ME, Baker TB, Hunt-Carter EE. WISDM Primary and Secondary Dependence Motives: Associations with Self-Monitored Motives for Smoking in Two College Samples. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.Epub Nov. 24, 2010. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Loh W-Y, Smith SS, Japuntich SJ, Baker TB. Using Decision-Tree Analysis to Identify Risk Factors for Relapse to Smoking. Substance Use and Misuse. April 16, 2010. [Epub ahead] [Abstract]

    Smith SS, Piper ME, Bolt DM, Fiore MC, Wetter DW, Cinciripini PM, Baker TB. (2010) Development of the Brief Wisconsin Inventory of Smoking Dependence Motives. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. [Epub ahead of print][Abstract]

    Galazyn M, Steinberg ML, Gandhi KK, Piper ME, Williams JM. Reasons for Smoking Among Indvidiuals with Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Res. Jan 2010. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Smith SS, Schlam TR, Fleming MF, Bittrich AA, Brown JL, Leitzke CJ, Zehner ME, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Psychiatric Disorders In Smokers Seeking Treatment For Tobacco Dependence: Relations With Tobacco Dependence and Cessation. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Vol 78(1), Feb 2010, 13-23. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Piper ME. (2009) Standardized Measures of Smoking, Nicotine Dependence, and Their Determinants. IARC Handbook II: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Population-Based Tobacco Control. [Amazon]

    Bolt DM, Piper ME, McCarthy DE, Japunitch SJ, Fiore MC, Stevens SS, Baker TB. The Wisconsin Predicting Patients’ Relapse Questionnaire (WI-PREPARE). Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Volume 11, Number 5 (May 2009) 481–492. [Full text]

    Piper ME, McCarthy DE, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Lerman C, Benowitz N, Fiore MC, Baker TB. (2008) Assessing Dimensions of the Nicotine Dependence Phenotype: An Evaluation of the Nicotine Dependence Syndrome Scale (NDSS) and the Wisconsin Inventory of Smoking Dependence Motives (WISDM). Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 10, 1009-1020. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Federman EB, McCarthy DE, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Fiore MC, Baker TB. (2008) Using Mediational Models to Explore the Nature of tobacco Motivation and Tobacco Treatment Effects. Journal of Abnormal Psychiatry, Vol. 117 No. 1, 94-105. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Piper ME, McCarthy DE, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Kim S, Colby SJ, Conti D, Giovino G, Hatsukami D, Hyland A, Krishnan-Sarin S, Niaura R, Perkins K. (2008) Time to First Cigarette in the Morning as an Index of Ability to Quit Smoking: Implications for Nicotine Dependence. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, December 2007; Volume 9, Supplement 4, 555–570. [Abstract]

    Japuntich S, Smith SS, Jorenby DE, Piper ME, Fiore MC, Baker TB. (2007) Depression History Predicts Earlier Relapse Among Smokers Making a Quit Attempt. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, June 2007; Vol. 9, (6), 677-686. [Full text]

    Piper ME, McCarthy DE, Baker TB. (2006) Assessing Tobacco Dependence: A Guide to Measure Evaluation and Selection. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Vol. 8, No. 3 (June 2006); 339-351. [Abstract]

    Piper M, Curtin JJ. (2006) Tobacco Withdrawal And Negative Affect: An Analysis Of Initial Emotional Response Intensity and Voluntary Emotion Regulation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 96-102. [Abstract]

    Curtin J, McCarthy DE, Piper ME, Baker TB. (2006) Implicit and Explicit Drug Motivational Processes: A Model of Boundary Conditions. In R.W. Wiers & A.W. Stacy (Eds.). Handbook of Implicit Cognition and Addiction. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. [Full text]

    Piper ME, Piasecki TM, Federman EB, Bolt DM, Smith SSFiore MCBaker TB. (2004) A Multiple Motives Approach to Tobacco Dependence: The Wisconsin Inventory of Smoking Dependence Motives (WISDM-68). Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Vol. 72, 139-154 [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Piper ME, McCarthy DE, Majeskie MR, Fiore MC. (2004) Addiction Motivation Reformulated: An Affective Processing Model of Negative Reinforcement. Psychological Review, Vol. 111, No. 1, 33-51 [Abstract]

  • E-cigarettes and Vaping

    Piper ME, Baker TB, Benowitz NL, Jorenby DE. Changes in Use Patterns OVER ONE YEAR Among Smokers and Dual Users of Combustible and electronic cigarettes. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2019. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Baker TB, Benowitz NL, Jorenby DE. E-cigarette Dependence Measures In Dual Users; Reliability and Relations with Dependence Criteria and E-eigarette Cessation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2019. [Full text]

    Buu A, Hu Y-H, Piper ME, Lin H-C. The Association Between E-Cigarette Use Characteristics and Combustible Cigarette Consumption and Dependence Symptoms: Results from a National Longitudinal Study. Addictive Behaviors. 2018;84:69-74. [Abstract]

  • Genetics

    Culverhouse RC, Chen L-S, Saccone NL, Ma Y, Piper ME, Baker TB, Bierut LJ. Variants in the CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 Region of Chromosome 15 Predict Gastrointestinal Adverse Events in the TTURC Smoking Cessation Trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2019. [Abstract]

    Chen L, Baker TB, Piper ME, Smith SS, Gu C, Grucza RA, Smith GD, Munafo M, Bierut LJ. Interplay of Genetic Risk (CHRNA5) and Environmental Risk (partner smoking) on Cigarette Smoking Reduction. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. July 3, 2014 online. [Abstract]

    Bloom AJ, Hartz SM, Baker TB, Chen L-S, Piper ME, Fox L, Martinez M, Hatsukami D, Johnson EO, Laurie CC, Saccone NL, Goate A, Bierut LJ. Beyond Cigarettes-Per-Day: A Genome-Wide Association Study of the Biomarker Carbon Monoxide. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. July 29, 2014 online. [Abstract]

    Chen L-S, Baker TB, Piper ME, Breslau N, Cannon DS, Doheny KF, Gogarten SM, Johnson EO, Saccone NL, Wang JC, Weiss RB, Goate AM, Bierut LJ. Interplay of Genetic Risk Factors (CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4) and Cessation Treatments in Smoking Cessation Success. American Journal of Psychiatry. [Abstract]

    Baker TB, Weiss RB, Bolt D, von Niederhausern A, Fiore MC, Dunn DM, Piper ME, Matsunami N, Smith SS, Coon H, McMahon WM, Scholand MB, Singh N, Hoidal JR, Kim SY, Leppert MF, Cannon DS. (2009) Human Neuronal Acetylcholine Receptor A5-A3-B4 Haplotypes are Associated with Multiple Nicotine Dependence Phenotypes.Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 11:785-96. PMCID: PMC2699926 [Abstract]

    Cannon DS, Baker TB, Piper ME, Scholand MB, Lawrence DL, Drayna DT, McMahon WM, Villegas GM, Caton TC, Coon H, Leppert MF.  (2005) Associations between Phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) Gene Polymorphisms and Cigarette Smoking. Nicotine and Tobacco Research Vol. 7, No. 6 pg. 853-858. [Abstract]

  • Gender and Tobacco Use

    Piper ME, Cook JW, Schlam TR, Jorenby DE, Smith SS, Bolt DM, Loh W-Y. Gender, Race and Education Differences In Abstinence Rates Among Participants In Two Randomized Smoking Cessation Trials. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2010 Jun;12(6):647-657. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Fox BJ, Welsch SK, Fiore MC, Baker TB. Gender and Racial/ Ethnic Differences in Tobacco-Dependence Treatment: A Commentary and Research Recommendations. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2001 Nov;3(4):291-7. Review. [Abstract]

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

    Rojewski AM, Baldassarri S, Cooperman NA, Gritz ER, Leone FT, Piper ME, Toll BA, & Warren GW, on behalf of the Comorbidities Workgroup of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Treatment Network. Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Online January 17, 2016. [Full text]

    Berg K, Smith SS, Piper ME, Fiore MC, Jorenby DE. Tobacco Treatment in Primary Care: Identifying Differences in Rates of Invitation to Participate. Wisconsin Medical Journal.  2018;117(3):111-115.

    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]

    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]

  • Military Tobacco Use

    Zhang X, Martinez-Donate AP, Cook JW, Piper ME, Berg K, Jones NR. Battling Tobacco Use at Home: An Analysis of Home Smoking Bans Among US Veterans from 2001 to 2011. American Journal of Public Health. Online first, August 2014. Printed September 2014;104:S572-579. [Abstract]

  • Pharmacotherapy

    Schlam TR, Cook JW, Baker TB, Hayes-Birchler T, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Fiore MC, Piper ME. Can We Increase Smokers’ Adherence to Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Does This Help Them Quit? Psychopharmacology. 2018 Epub 2018 Apr 25. Jul;235(7):2065-2075. [Abstract]

    Chen L-S, Bloom AJ, Baker TB, Smith SS, Piper ME, Martinez M, Saccone N, Hatsukami D, Goate A, Bierut L. Pharmacotherapy Effects On Smoking Cessation Vary With Nicotine Metabolism Gene (CYP2A6) Addiction. E-pub:2013. Print: 2014 Jan 15;23(2):555-61. [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]

    Piper ME, Smith SS, Schlam TR, Fiore MC, Jorenby DE, Fraser D, Baker TB.
    A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of 5 Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapies. Archives of General Psychiatry, November; 66 (11): 1253-62. PMID: 19884613. [Abstract]

    Pack QR, Jorenby DE, Fiore MC, Jackson T, Weston P, Piper ME, Baker TB. (2008) A Comparison of the Nicotine Lozenge and Nicotine Gum: An Effectiveness Randomized Controlled Trial. Wisconsin Medical Journal 107; 5, 237-243. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Bolt DM, Kim S-Y, Japuntich SJ, Smith SS, Niederdeppe J, Cannon DS, Baker TB. (2008) Refining the Tobacco Dependence Phenotype Using the Wisconsin Inventory of Smoking Dependence Motives (WISDM).Journal of Abnormal Psychology 117, 747-761. [Abstract]

    Piper ME, Federman EB, McCarthy DE, Bolt DM, Smith SS, Fiore MC, Baker TB. (2007) Efficacy of Bupriopion Alone and in Combination with Nicotine Gum. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, September 2007; Vol. 9, (9) 947-954. [Abstract]

  • Research Strategy

    Deng S, Piper ME, McCarthy DE, Baker TB, Bolt DM. Extreme Response Style and the Measurement of Intra-Individual Variability in Affect. Multivariate Behavioral Research. 2018 Mar-Apr;53(2):199-218. [Abstract]

    Smits JA, Kauffman BY, Lee-Furman E, Zvolensky MJ, Otto MW, Piper ME, Powers MB, Rosenfield D. Enhancing Panic and Smoking Reduction Treatment With D-Cycloserine: Study Protocol For a Randomized Control Trial.Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2016. [Abstract]


Dr. Megan Piper, PhD
Biography