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Gregory N. Connolly, DMD, MPH


  • Agaku IT, Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI, Odukoya OO, Awopegba AJ, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Connolly GN.Poly-tobacco use among adults in 44 countries during 2008-2012: Evidence for an integrative and comprehensive approach in tobacco control.Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Mar 15.
  • Filippidis FT, Agaku IT, Connolly GN, Vardavas CI.Trends in age verification among U.S. adolescents attempting to buy cigarettes at retail stores, 2000-2009.Prev Med. 2014 Apr;61:61-5.
  • Sokol NA, Kennedy RD, Connolly GN.The Role of Cocoa As a Cigarette Additive: Opportunities for Product Regulation.Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Mar 8.
  • Movsisyan NK, Connolly GN.Measuring Armenia's progress on the Tobacco Control Scale: an evaluation of tobacco control in an economy in transition, 2005-2009.BMJ Open. 2014;4(2):e004410.
  • Savvides EC, Christophi CA, Paisi M, Pampaka D, Kinnunen T, Connolly GN.Factors associated with intent to quit tobacco use in Cyprus adolescents.Prev Med. 2014 Mar;60:83-7.
  • Agaku IT, Vardavas CI, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Alpert HR, Connolly GN.Gender and racial differences in smoking of long/ultra-long and king size cigarettes among U.S. adult smokers, NHANES 1999-2012.Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Mar 1;136:28-35.
  • Agaku IT, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Connolly GN.Tobacco cessation training among dental and other health professions students in eight low- and middle-income countries.J Dent Educ. 2014 Jan;78(1):75-84.
  • Agaku IT, Vardavas CI, Connolly GN.Cigarette rod length and its impact on serum cotinine and urinary total NNAL levels, NHANES 2007-2010.Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jan;16(1):100-7.
  • Schoretsaniti S, Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI, Dimitrakaki C, Behrakis P, Connolly GN, Tountas Y.5-Year trends in the intention to quit smoking amidst the economic crisis and after recently implemented tobacco control measures in Greece.Addict Behav. 2014 Jan;39(1):140-5.
  • Kougias M, Vardavas CI, Anagnostopoulos N, Matsunaga Y, Tzwrtzi A, Lymberi M, Connolly GN, Behrakis PK.The acute effect of cigarette smoking on the respiratory function and FENO production among young smokers.Exp. Lung Res. 2013 Oct;39(8):359-64.
  • Schoretsaniti S, Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI, Tzavara C, Dimitrakaki C, Behrakis P, Connolly GN, Tountas Y.Prevalence and determinants of SHS exposure in public and private areas after the 2010 smoke-free legislation in Greece.Int J Environ Health Res. 2013 Sep 17.
  • Agaku IT, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Vardavas CI, Alpert HR, Connolly GN.Use of conventional and novel smokeless tobacco products among US adolescents.Pediatrics. 2013 Sep;132(3):e578-86.
  • Connolly GN, Alpert HR.Has the tobacco industry evaded the FDA's ban on 'Light' cigarette descriptors?.Tobacco Control. 2013 Mar 13.
  • Kennedy RD, Millstein RA, Rees VW, Connolly GN.Tobacco Industry Strategies to Minimize or Mask Cigarette Smoke: Opportunities for Tobacco Product Regulation.Nicotine Tob Res. 2012 Sep 4.
  • Connolly GN.How society treats smoking.Isr J Health Policy Res. 2012;1(1):29.
  • Connolly GN, Behm I, Osaki Y, Wayne GF.The impact of menthol cigarettes on smoking initiation among non-smoking young females in Japan.Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 Jan;8(1):1-14.
  • Koh HK, Alpert HR, Judge CM, Caughey RW, Elqura LJ, Connolly GN, Warren CW.Understanding worldwide youth attitudes towards smoke-free policies: an analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey.Tobacco Control. 2011 Jan 26.
  • Vardavas CI, Dimitrakaki C, Schoretsaniti S, Patelarou E, Filippidis FT, Connolly GN, Tountas Y.The role of the non-smoker in enforcing smoke-free laws.J Public Health Policy. 2011 Feb;32(1):46-59.
  • Noel JK, Rees VW, Connolly GN.Electronic cigarettes: a new 'tobacco' industry?.Tobacco Control. 2011 Jan;20(1):81.
  • Stanfill SB, Connolly GN, Zhang L, Jia LT, Henningfield JE, Richter P, Lawler TS, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Ashley DL, Watson CH.Global surveillance of oral tobacco products: total nicotine, unionised nicotine and tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines.Tobacco Control. 2010 Nov 25.
  • Seidenberg AB, Rees VW, Alpert HR, O'Connor RJ, Connolly GN.Ignition strength of 25 international cigarette brands.Tobacco Control. 2010 Oct 24.
  • Karabela M, Vardavas CI, Tzatzarakis M, Tsatsakis A, Dockery D, Connolly GN, Behrakis P.The Relationship between Venue Indoor Air Quality and Urinary Cotinine Levels among Semiopen-Air Café Employees: What Factors Determine the Level of Exposure?.J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2010 Oct 20.
  • Seidenberg AB, Rees VW, Connolly GN.Swedish Match marketing on YouTube.Tobacco Control. 2010 Oct 7.
  • O'Connor RJ, Rees VW, Norton KJ, Cummings KM, Connolly GN, Alpert HR, Sjödin A, Romanoff L, Li Z, June KM, Giovino GA.Does switching to reduced ignition propensity cigarettes alter smoking behavior or exposure to tobacco smoke constituents?.Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Oct;12(10):1011-8.
  • Seidenberg AB, Caughey RW, Rees VW, Connolly GN.Storefront cigarette advertising differs by community demographic profile.Am J Health Promot.;24(6):e26-31.
  • Dove MS, Dockery DW, Connolly GN.Smoke-free air laws and secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking youth.Pediatrics. 2010 Jul;126(1):80-7.
  • Saade G, Seidenberg AB, Rees VW, Otrock Z, Connolly GN.Indoor secondhand tobacco smoke emission levels in six Lebanese cities.Tobacco Control. 2010 Apr;19(2):138-42.
  • Vardavas CI, Symvoulakis EK, Connolly GN, Patelarou E, Lionis C.What defines an effective anti-tobacco TV advertisement? A pilot study among Greek adolescents.Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 Jan;7(1):78-88.
  • Rosen LJ, Zucker DM, Rosen BJ, Connolly GN.Second-hand smoke levels in Israeli bars, pubs and cafes before and after implementation of smoke-free legislation.Eur J Public Health. 2010 Jan 28.
  • Rees VW, Kreslake JM, Cummings KM, O'Connor RJ, Hatsukami DK, Parascandola M, Shields PG, Connolly GN.Assessing consumer responses to potential reduced-exposure tobacco products: a review of tobacco industry and independent research methods.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Dec;18(12):3225-40. Review.
  • Rees VW, Kreslake JM, O'Connor RJ, Cummings KM, Parascandola M, Hatsukami D, Shields PG, Connolly GN.Methods used in internal industry clinical trials to assess tobacco risk reduction.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Dec;18(12):3196-208. Review.
  • O'Connor RJ, Cummings KM, Rees VW, Connolly GN, Norton KJ, Sweanor D, Parascandola M, Hatsukami DK, Shields PG.Surveillance methods for identifying, characterizing, and monitoring tobacco products: potential reduced exposure products as an example.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Dec;18(12):3334-48. Review.
  • Van Hemelrijck MJ, Michaud DS, Connolly GN, Kabir Z.Tobacco use and bladder cancer patterns in three western European countries.J Public Health (Oxf). 2009 Sep;31(3):335-44.
  • Connolly GN,Carpenter CM,Travers MJ,Cummings KM,Hyland A,Mulcahy M,Clancy L.How smoke-free laws improve air quality: a global study of Irish pubs.Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Jun;11(6):600-5.
  • Van Hemelrijck MJ,Michaud DS,Connolly GN,Kabir Z.Secondhand smoking, 4-aminobiphenyl, and bladder cancer: two meta-analyses.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Apr;18(4):1312-20.
  • Christophi CA,Savvides EC,Warren CW,Demokritou P,Connolly GN.Main determinants of cigarette smoking in youth based on the 2006 Cyprus GYTS.Prev Med. 2009 Mar;48(3):232-6.
  • Lee K,Carpenter C,Challa C,Lee S,Connolly GN,Koh HK.The strategic targeting of females by transnational tobacco companies in South Korea following trade liberalisation.Global Health. 2009;5:2.
  • Van Hemelrijck MJ,Kabir Z,Connolly GN.Trends in lung cancer death rates in Belgium and The Netherlands: a systematic analysis of temporal patterns.J Community Health. 2009 Jun;34(3):188-94.
  • Leistikow BN,Kabir Z,Connolly GN,Clancy L,Alpert HR.Male tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer mortality associations in Massachusetts.BMC Cancer. 2008;8:341.
  • Rees VW,Wayne GF,Connolly GN.Puffing style and human exposure minimally altered by switching to a carbon-filtered cigarette.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Nov;17(11):2995-3003.
  • Kabir Z,Connolly GN,Clancy L,Cohen BB,Koh HK.Declining maternal smoking prevalence did not change low birthweight prevalence in Massachusetts from 1989 to 2004.Eur J Public Health. 2009 Jan;19(1):65-8.
  • Alpert HR,Koh HK,Connolly GN.After the master settlement agreement: targeting and exposure of youth to magazine tobacco advertising.Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Nov-Dec;27(6):w503-12.
  • Kreslake JM,Wayne GF,Alpert HR,Koh HK,Connolly GN.Tobacco industry control of menthol in cigarettes and targeting of adolescents and young adults.Am J Public Health. 2008 Sep;98(9):1685-92.
  • Connolly GN,Alpert HR.Trends in the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products, 2000-2007.JAMA. 2008 Jun 11;299(22):2629-30.
  • Christophi CA,Kolokotroni O,Alpert HR,Warren CW,Jones NR,Demokritou P,Connolly GN.Prevalence and social environment of cigarette smoking in Cyprus youth.BMC Public Health. 2008;8:190.
  • Kreslake JM, Wayne GF, Connolly GN.The menthol smoker: Tobacco industry research on consumer sensory perception of menthol cigarettes and its role in smoking behavior.Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Apr;10(4):705-15. Review.
  • Wayne GF, Connolly GN, Henningfield JE, Farone WA.Tobacco industry research and efforts to manipulate smoke particle size: Implications for product regulation.Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Apr;10(4):613-25. Review.
  • Belstock SA, Connolly GN, Carpenter CM, Tucker L.Using alcohol to sell cigarettes to young adults: a content analysis of cigarette advertisements.J Am Coll Health. 2008 Jan-Feb;56(4):383-9.
  • Kabir Z, Connolly GN, Clancy L.Sex-differences in lung cancer cell-types? An epidemiologic study in Ireland.Ulster Med J. 2008 Jan;77(1):31-5.
  • 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.
  • Rees VW, Wayne GF, Thomas BF, Connolly GN.Physical design analysis and mainstream smoke constituent yields of the new potential reduced exposure product, Marlboro UltraSmooth.Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Nov;9(11):1197-206.
  • Megerdichian CL, Rees VW, Wayne GF, Connolly GN.Internal tobacco industry research on olfactory and trigeminal nerve response to nicotine and other smoke components.Nicotine Tob Res. 2007 Nov;9(11):1119-29. Review.
  • Connolly GN, Alpert HR, Wayne GF, Koh H.Trends in nicotine yield in smoke and its relationship with design characteristics among popular US cigarette brands, 1997-2005.Tobacco Control. 2007 Oct;16(5):e5.
  • 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.
  • Alpert HR, Carpenter CM, Travers MJ, Connolly GN.Environmental and economic evaluation of the Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law.J Community Health. 2007 Aug;32(4):269-81.
  • Kabir Z, Clancy L, Connolly GN.Tobacco control efforts: where is India now?.Lancet. 2007 Jul 14;370(9582):134.
  • Kabir Z, Connolly GN, Clancy L, Jemal A, Koh HK.Reduced lung cancer deaths attributable to decreased tobacco use in Massachusetts.Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Oct;18(8):833-8.
  • Kabir Z, Connolly GN, Clancy L.Temporal patterns in lung cancer death rates in Ireland.Ir J Med Sci.;176(2):81-5.
  • Kabir Z, Connolly GN, Clancy L.Recent lung cancer patterns in younger age-cohorts in Ireland.Ulster Med J. 2007 May;76(2):83-7.
  • Koh HK, Joossens LX, Connolly GN.Making smoking history worldwide.N Engl J Med. 2007 Apr 12;356(15):1496-8.
  • Hammond D, Wiebel F, Kozlowski LT, Borland R, Cummings KM, O'Connor RJ, McNeill A, Connolly GN, Arnott D, Fong GT.Revising the machine smoking regime for cigarette emissions: implications for tobacco control policy.Tobacco Control. 2007 Feb;16(1):8-14. Review.
  • Carpenter CM, Wayne GF, Connolly GN.The role of sensory perception in the development and targeting of tobacco products.Addiction. 2007 Jan;102(1):136-47.
  • Rees VW, Connolly GN.Measuring air quality to protect children from secondhand smoke in cars.Am J Prev Med. 2006 Nov;31(5):363-8.
  • Henningfield JE, Connolly GN, Kemper KE, Gitchell JG, Pinney JM.Clean cut cigarettes: fictitious launch foreshadows actual tobacco industry strategy.Tobacco Control. 2006 Aug;15(4):341-2.
  • Ferris Wayne G, Connolly GN, Henningfield JE.Brand differences of free-base nicotine delivery in cigarette smoke: the view of the tobacco industry documents.Tobacco Control. 2006 Jun;15(3):189-98.
  • Carpenter CM, Wayne GF, Pauly JL, Koh HK, Connolly GN.New cigarette brands with flavors that appeal to youth: tobacco marketing strategies.Health Aff (Millwood). 2005 Nov-Dec;24(6):1601-10.