Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH, FAAN

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: 

An Overview of the Policy and Market Landscape of Tobacco Production and Control in Mozambique.

International journal of environmental research and public health

Nguenha N, Cunguara B, Bialous S, Drope J, Lencucha R

Defending comprehensive tobacco control policy implementation in Nepal from tobacco industry interference (2011-2018).

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

Bhatta DN, Crosbie E, Bialous SA, Glantz S

Exceeding FCTC obligations: Nepal overcoming tobacco industry interference to enact a comprehensive tobacco control policy.

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

Bhatta DN, Bialous S, Crosbie E, Glantz S

Building capacity in tobacco control by establishing the Eastern Europe Nurses' Center of Excellence for Tobacco Control.

Tobacco prevention & cessation

Bialous SA, Nohavova I, Kralikova E, Wells MJ, Brook J, Sarna L

"Everyone Needs a Breath of Fresh Air": Workplace Impact on Nurses' Smoking Behaviors.

Cancer nursing

Petersen AB, Sarna L, Rezk-Hanna M, Wells M, Nohavova I, Bialous S

Response to "A Deliberate Public Policy Plus Naivety at Best".

AMA journal of ethics

Bialous SA, van der Eijk Y

The Political Economy of Tobacco in Mozambique and Zimbabwe: A Triangulation Mixed Methods Protocol.

International journal of environmental research and public health

Lencucha R, Drope J, Labonte R, Cunguara B, Ruckert A, Mlambo Z, Kadungure A, Bialous S, Nhamo N

The World Needs 6 Million More Nurses: What Are We Waiting For?

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene

Bialous SA, Baltzell K

Tobacco control in Nepal during a time of government turmoil (1960-2006).

Tobacco control

Bhatta D, Crosbie E, Bialous S, Glantz S

FCTC Implementation in Nigeria: Lessons for Low and Middle-Income Countries.

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

Egbe CO, Bialous SA, Glantz S

Increased adoption of smoke-free policies on campuses with schools of nursing.

Nursing outlook

Sarna L, Hollen PJ, Heath J, Bialous SA

The taste of smoke: tobacco industry strategies to prevent the prohibition of additives in tobacco products in Brazil.

Tobacco control

Oliveira da Silva AL, Bialous SA, Albertassi PGD, Arquete DADR, Fernandes AMMS, Moreira JC

Attitudes, barriers and facilitators to smoking cessation among Central and Eastern European nurses: A focus group study.

European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society

Rezk-Hanna M, Sarna L, Petersen AB, Wells M, Nohavova I, Bialous S

The Tobacco Industry and Children's Rights.

Pediatrics

van der Eijk Y, Bialous SA, Glantz S

United Nations Global Compact: an 'Inroad' into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry.

Tobacco control

van der Eijk Y, McDaniel PA, Glantz SA, Bialous SA

Conceptualizing threats to tobacco control from international economic agreements: the Brazilian experience.

Cadernos de saude publica

Drope J, McGrady B, Bialous SA, Lencucha R, Silva VLDCE

Institutions and the implementation of tobacco control in Brazil.

Cadernos de saude publica

Lencucha R, Drope J, Bialous SA, Richter AP, Silva VLDCE

The Observatory of Tobacco Industry Strategies: a new perspective for monitoring the industry's interference in tobacco control policies in Brazil and the world.

Cadernos de saude publica

Turci SRB, Medeiros A, Carvalho DDCES, Cavalcante TM, Bialous SA, Johns P, Silva VLDCE

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

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

Journal of clinical nursing

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Brook J

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

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

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

Tobacco growing and the sustainable development goals, Malawi.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Kulik MC, Bialous SA, Munthali S, Max W

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

ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement.

Cancer nursing

Bialous SA, Sarna L

Vision of Professional Development of Oncology Nursing in the World.

Asia-Pacific journal of oncology nursing

Bialous SA

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, da Costa VL, 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

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

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 publica = 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 publica = Pan American journal of public health

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

Promoting tobacco dependence treatment in nursing education.

Drug and alcohol review

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Rice VH, Wewers ME

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

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

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

Research and theory for nursing practice

Sarna L, Bialous S

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

International efforts in tobacco control.

Seminars in oncology nursing

Percival J, Bialous SA, Chan S, Sarna L

Tobacco control policies.

Seminars in oncology nursing

Bialous SA, Kaufman N, 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

The defeat of Philip Morris' 'California Uniform Tobacco Control Act'.

American journal of public health

Macdonald H, Aguinaga S, Glantz SA