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Lois Biener, PhD


  • Bolcic-Jankovic D, Biener L.Public opinion about FDA regulation of menthol and nicotine.Tobacco Control. 2014 Mar 17.
  • Stepanov I, Biener L, Yershova K, Nyman AL, Bliss R, Parascandola M, Hatsukami DK.Monitoring Tobacco-Specific N-Nitrosamines and Nicotine in Novel Smokeless Tobacco Products: Findings from Round II of the New Product Watch.Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Mar 6.
  • Biener L, Roman AM, Mc Inerney SA, Bolcic-Jankovic D, Hatsukami DK, Loukas A, O'Connor RJ, Romito L.Snus use and rejection in the USA.Tobacco Control. 2014 Feb 25.
  • Nyman AL, Biener L.The New Product Watch: Successes and Challenges of Crowdsourcing as a Method of Surveillance.J Public Health Manag Pract. 2013 Dec 12.
  • Biener L, Nyman AL, Stepanov I, Hatsukami D.Public education about the relative harm of tobacco products: an intervention for tobacco control professionals.Tobacco Control. 2013 Mar 12.
  • Alpert HR, Connolly GN, Biener L.A prospective cohort study challenging the effectiveness of population-based medical intervention for smoking cessation.Tobacco Control. 2012 Mar 23.
  • Stepanov I, Biener L, Knezevich A, Nyman AL, Bliss R, Jensen J, Hecht SS, Hatsukami DK.Monitoring tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines and nicotine in novel Marlboro and Camel smokeless tobacco products: findings from Round 1 of the New Product Watch.Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Mar;14(3):274-81.
  • Stepanov I, Jensen J, Biener L, Bliss RL, Hecht SS, Hatsukami DK.Increased Pouch Sizes and Resulting Changes in the Amounts of Nicotine and Tobacco-Specific N-Nitrosamines in Single Pouches of Camel Snus and Marlboro Snus.Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Jan 17.
  • Hatsukami DK, Biener L, Leischow SJ, Zeller MR.Tobacco and Nicotine Product Testing.Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Apr 2.
  • Biener L, McCausland K, Curry L, Cullen J.Prevalence of Trial of Snus Products Among Adult Smokers.Am J Public Health. 2011 Feb 17.
  • Biener L, Hamilton WL, Siegel M, Sullivan EM.Individual, social-normative, and policy predictors of smoking cessation: a multilevel longitudinal analysis.Am J Public Health. 2010 Mar;100(3):547-54.
  • Rogers JD, Biener L, Clark PI.Test marketing of new smokeless tobacco products in four U.S. cities.Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Jan;12(1):69-72.
  • Durkin SJ, Biener L, Wakefield MA.Effects of different types of antismoking ads on reducing disparities in smoking cessation among socioeconomic subgroups.Am J Public Health. 2009 Dec;99(12):2217-23.
  • Bogen K, Biener L, Garrett CA, Allen J, Cummings KM, Hartman A, Marcus S, McNeill A, O'Connor RJ, Parascandola M, Pederson L.Surveillance indicators for potential reduced exposure products (PREPs): developing survey items to measure awareness.Harm Reduct J. 2009;6:27.
  • Biener L, Bogen K.Receptivity to Taboka and Camel Snus in a U.S. test market.Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Oct;11(10):1154-9.
  • Levy DE,Biener L,Rigotti NA.The natural history of light smokers: A population-based cohort study.Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Feb;11(2):156-63.
  • Giovino GA, Biener L, Hartman AM, Marcus SE, Schooley MW, Pechacek TF, Vallone D.Monitoring the tobacco use epidemic I. Overview: Optimizing measurement to facilitate change.Prev Med. 2009 Jan;48(1 Suppl):S4-10. Review.
  • Hamilton WL, Biener L, Brennan RT.Do local tobacco regulations influence perceived smoking norms? Evidence from adult and youth surveys in Massachusetts.Health Education Research. 2008 Aug;23(4):709-22.
  • Biener L, Wakefield M, Shiner CM, Siegel M.How broadcast volume and emotional content affect youth recall of anti-tobacco advertising.Am J Prev Med. 2008 Jul;35(1):14-9.
  • Siegel M, Albers AB, Cheng DM, Hamilton WL, Biener L.Local restaurant smoking regulations and the adolescent smoking initiation process: results of a multilevel contextual analysis among Massachusetts youth.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 May;162(5):477-83.
  • Levy DE, Thorndike AN, Biener L, Rigotti NA.Use of nicotine replacement therapy to reduce or delay smoking but not to quit: prevalence and association with subsequent cessation efforts.Tob Control. 2007 Dec;16(6):384-9.
  • Biener L, Garrett CA, Skeer M, Siegel M, Connolly G.The effects on smokers of Boston's smoke-free bar ordinance: a longitudinal analysis of changes in compliance, patronage, policy support, and smoking at home.J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007 Nov-Dec;13(6):630-6.
  • Biener L, Bogen K, Connolly G.Impact of corrective health information on consumers' perceptions of "reduced exposure" tobacco products.Tobacco Control. 2007 Oct;16(5):306-11.
  • Biener L, Reimer RL, Wakefield M, Szczypka G, Rigotti NA, Connolly G.Impact of smoking cessation aids and mass media among recent quitters.Am J Prev Med. 2006 Mar;30(3):217-24.
  • Hamilton WL, Biener L, Rodger CN.Who supports tobacco excise taxes? Factors associated with towns' and individuals' support in Massachusetts.J Public Health Manag Pract.;11(4):333-40.
  • Conley Thomson C, Siegel M, Winickoff J, Biener L, Rigotti NA.Household smoking bans and adolescents' perceived prevalence of smoking and social acceptability of smoking.Prev Med. 2005 Aug;41(2):349-56.
  • Biener L, Garrett CA, Gilpin EA, Roman AM, Currivan DB.Consequences of declining survey response rates for smoking prevalence estimates.Am J Prev Med. 2004 Oct;27(3):254-7.
  • Biener L, Ji M, Gilpin EA, Albers AB.The impact of emotional tone, message, and broadcast parameters in youth anti-smoking advertisements.J Health Commun.;9(3):259-74.
  • Biener L.Anti-tobacco advertisements by Massachusetts and Philip Morris: what teenagers think.Tobacco Control. 2002 Jun;11 Suppl 2:ii43-6.
  • Thorndike AN, Biener L, Rigotti NA.Effect on smoking cessation of switching nicotine replacement therapy to over-the-counter status.Am J Public Health. 2002 Mar;92(3):437-42.