Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH

Associate Professor
School of Nursing
+1 415 502-3353

Dr. Bialous is an associate professor in the UCSF School of Nursing and President of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care. Her work focuses on the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In particular, she works to protect health policies from tobacco industry interference. Recognizing the roles health care workers can play in tobacco control, Dr. Bialous conducts research in building nurse capacity to implement tobacco control methods. She executes her research in five countries in Eastern Europe. Moreover, in Brazil, she researches the impact of tobacco images on TV and social media.

Publications: 

E-cigarette use in pregnancy: a human rights-based approach to policy and practice.

Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica

Van Der Eijk Y, Petersen AB, Bialous SA

Avoiding "A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond": The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Egbe CO, Bialous SA, Glantz SA

Impact of a webcast on nurses' delivery of tobacco dependence treatment.

Journal of clinical nursing

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Brook J

Preparing nurses to intervene in the tobacco epidemic: Developing a model for faculty development and curriculum redesign.

Nurse education in practice

Petersen AB, Meyer B, Sachs BL, Bialous SA, Cataldo JK

Lung Cancer and Tobacco: What Is New?

The Nursing clinics of North America

Bialous SA, Sarna L

Tobacco growing and the sustainable development goals, Malawi.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Kulik MC, Bialous SA, Munthali S, Max W

Impact of Online Education on Nurses' Delivery of Smoking Cessation Interventions With Implications for Evidence-Based Practice.

Worldviews on evidence-based nursing

Bialous SA, Sarna L, Wells MJ, Brook JK, Kralikova E, Pankova A, Zatonski W, Przewozniak K

Nurses' Attitudes toward Intervening with Smokers: Their Knowledge, Opinion and E-Learning Impact.

Central European journal of public health

Králíková E, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Nohavová I, Roubícková E, Pánková A, Bialous SA, Wells MJ, Brook J, Sarna L

Global Perspectives on Cancer Health Disparities: Impact, Utility, and Implications for Cancer Nursing.

Asia-Pacific journal of oncology nursing

So WK, Chan RJ, Truant T, Trevatt P, Bialous SA, Barton-Burke M

Vision of Professional Development of Oncology Nursing in the World.

Asia-Pacific journal of oncology nursing

Bialous SA

ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement.

Cancer nursing

Bialous SA, Sarna L

Few U.S. schools of nursing on campuses with smoke-free policies: A Call for Action.

Nursing outlook

Heath J, Hollen PJ, Bialous SA, Coyne B, Sarna L

Tobacco Cessation Practices and Attitudes Among Nurses in the Czech Republic.

Cancer nursing

Sarna LP, Bialous SA, Králíková E, Kmetova A, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Roubícková E, Wells MJ, Brook JK

The environmental and health impacts of tobacco agriculture, cigarette manufacture and consumption.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Novotny TE, Bialous SA, Burt L, Curtis C, Luiza da Costa V, Iqtidar SU, Liu Y, Pujari S, Tursan d'Espaignet E

Helping smokers quit: behaviours and attitudes of Chinese Registered Nurses.

Journal of advanced nursing

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Zou XN, Wang W, Hong J, Chan S, Wells MJ, Brook J

Exposing and addressing tobacco industry conduct in low-income and middle-income countries.

Lancet (London, England)

Gilmore AB, Fooks G, Drope J, Bialous SA, Jackson RR

WHO FCTC article 5.3: promise but little progress.

Tobacco control

Malone RE, Bialous SA

Impact of a smoking cessation educational program on nurses' interventions.

Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau

Sarna LP, Bialous SA, Kraliková E, Kmetova A, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Roubicková E, Wells MJ, Brook JK

Electronic cigarettes and smoking cessation: a quandary?

Lancet (London, England)

Bialous SA, Sarma L

Nursing scholarship and leadership in tobacco control.

Nursing outlook

Sarna L, Bialous SA

Feasibility study of a smoking cessation intervention in Directly Observed Therapy Short-Course tuberculosis treatment clinics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Revista panamericana de salud pu´blica = Pan American journal of public health

Sereno AB, Soares EC, Lapa E Silva JR, Nápoles AM, Bialous SA, Costa E Silva VL, Novotny TE

Increasing nursing referral to telephone quitlines for smoking cessation using a web-based program.

Nursing research

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Ong MK, Wells M, Kotlerman J

Making a difference: nursing scholarship and leadership in tobacco control.

Nursing outlook

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Chan SS, Hollen P, O'Connell KA

Nurses' treatment of tobacco dependence in hospitalized smokers in three states.

Research in nursing & health

Sarna L, Bialous S, Ong M, Wells M, Kotlerman J

Are health care providers still smoking? Data from the 2003 and 2006/2007 Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Surveys.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Sinha K, Yang Q, Wewers ME

[Response of the tobacco industry to the creation of smoke-free environments in Brazil].

Revista panamericana de salud pu´blica = Pan American journal of public health

Bialous SA, Presman S, Gigliotti A, Muggli M, Hurt R

Brazil: São Paulo takes the lead.

Tobacco control

Bialous SA, Martins S

Nurses trying to quit smoking using the Internet.

Nursing outlook

Sarna L, Bialous S, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES, Wells MJ, Kotlerman J, Elashoff D

Promoting tobacco dependence treatment in nursing education.

Drug and alcohol review

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Rice VH, Wewers ME

Characteristics of nurses who used the Internet-based nurses QuitNet for smoking cessation.

Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.)

Bialous SA, Sarna L, Wells M, Elashoff D, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES

Frequency of nurses' smoking cessation interventions: report from a national survey.

Journal of clinical nursing

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Kotlerman J, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES

Smoking among psychiatric nurses: does it hinder tobacco dependence treatment?

Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells MJ, Kotlerman J

Opportunities for nursing research in tobacco control.

Annual review of nursing research

Bialous SA, Sarna L

Why nursing research in tobacco control?

Annual review of nursing research

Sarna L, Bialous SA

Smoking trends in the Nurses' Health Study (1976-2003).

Nursing research

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Jun HJ, Wewers ME, Cooley ME, Feskanich D

Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on health-related quality of life in women in the Nurses' Health Study.

Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Cooley ME, Jun HJ, Feskanich D

Avoiding "truth": tobacco industry promotion of life skills training.

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine

Mandel LL, Bialous SA, Glantz SA

Courtesy and the challenges of implementing smoke-free policies in Japan.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Bialous SA, Mochizuki-Kobayashi Y, Stillman F

Strategies to implement tobacco control policy and advocacy initiatives.

Critical care nursing clinics of North America

Sarna L, Bialous S, Barbeau E, McLellan D

Children's exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke.

Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.)

Sarna L, Bialous SA

Nurses, smoking, and the workplace.

Research in nursing & health

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES, Danao L

Tobacco control in the 21st century: a critical issue for the nursing profession.

Research and theory for nursing practice

Sarna L, Bialous S

Brazil: growers' lobby stalls FCTC.

Tobacco control

Bialous SA

Nurses' perspectives of smoking initiation, addiction, and cessation.

Nursing research

Bialous SA, Sarna L, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES, Danao L

Tobacco control policies of oncology nursing organizations.

Seminars in oncology nursing

Sarna L, Bialous SA

Why tobacco is a women's health issue.

The Nursing clinics of North America

Sarna L, Bialous SA

Views of African-American nurses about tobacco cessation and prevention.

Journal of National Black Nurses' Association : JNBNA

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Hutchinson KM, Williams BS, Froelicher ES, Wewers ME

Tobacco control policies.

Seminars in oncology nursing

Bialous SA, Kaufman N, Sarna L

International efforts in tobacco control.

Seminars in oncology nursing

Percival J, Bialous SA, Chan S, Sarna L

Junking science to promote tobacco.

American journal of public health

Yach D, Bialous SA

Philip Morris' new scientific initiative: an analysis.

Tobacco control

Hirschhorn N, Bialous SA, Shatenstein S

Tobacco industry allegations of "illegal lobbying" and state tobacco control.

American journal of public health

Bialous SA, Fox BJ, Glantz SA