Publications

Impact of cigarette price differences across the entire European Union on cross-border purchase of tobacco products among adult cigarette smokers.
Tob Control 2016 May 6;25(3):333-40. Epub 2015 Feb 6.
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

Relationship of secondhand smoke exposure with sociodemographic factors and smoke-free legislation in the European Union.
Eur J Public Health 2016 Apr 27;26(2):344-9. Epub 2015 Oct 27.
2 Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA 3 Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

Cigarette design and marketing features are associated with increased smoking susceptibility and perception of reduced harm among smokers in 27 EU countries.
Tob Control 2015 Dec 21;24(e4):e233-40. Epub 2014 Oct 21.
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA Department of Social Medicine, Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

The association between peer, parental influence and tobacco product features and earlier age of onset of regular smoking among adults in 27 European countries.
Eur J Public Health 2015 Oct 30;25(5):814-8. Epub 2015 Mar 30.
2 Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA 3 Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

Trends in cardiovascular risk factors in Greece before and during the financial crisis: the impact of social disparities.
Eur J Public Health 2014 Dec 10;24(6):974-9. Epub 2014 Mar 10.
1 Center for Health Services Research, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Attitudes towards electronic cigarettes regulation in indoor workplaces and selected public and private places: a population-based cross-sectional study.
PLoS One 2014 3;9(12):e114256. Epub 2014 Dec 3.
Tobacco Control Unit, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Institut Català d'Oncologia, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain; Cancer Prevention and Control Group, Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge - IDIBELL, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Clinical Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Support for smoke-free cars when children are present: a secondary analysis of 164,819 U.S. adults in 2010/2011.
Eur J Pediatr 2014 Nov 3;173(11):1459-66. Epub 2014 Jun 3.
Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive Landmark Center 4th Floor West Wing 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, USA,

Secondhand smoke exposure within semi-open air cafes and tobacco specific 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL) concentrations among nonsmoking employees.
Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2014 Oct 12;27(5):875-81. Epub 2014 Sep 12.
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA,

The recent and projected public health and economic benefits of cigarette taxation in Greece.
Tob Control 2014 Sep 6;23(5):452-4. Epub 2013 Mar 6.
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Global Tobacco Control, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

A comparison of cessation counseling received by current smokers at US dentist and physician offices during 2010-2011.
Am J Public Health 2014 Aug 12;104(8):e67-75. Epub 2014 Jun 12.
The authors are with the Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA. Olalekan A. Ayo-Yusuf is also with the Office of the Dean/Director, School of Oral Health Sciences, University of Limpopo, MEDUNSA campus, Pretoria, South Africa.

Prevalence and determinants of SHS exposure in public and private areas after the 2010 smoke-free legislation in Greece.
Int J Environ Health Res 2014 17;24(5):401-11. Epub 2013 Sep 17.
a Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics , National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , Athens , Greece.

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 Jun 15;139:60-70. Epub 2014 Mar 15.
Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, USA.

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 20;39(1):140-5. Epub 2013 Sep 20.
Center for Health Services Research, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 25 Alexandroupoleos Street, GR 11527, Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

Ashtrays and signage as determinants of a smoke-free legislation's success.
PLoS One 2013 4;8(9):e72945. Epub 2013 Sep 4.
Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America ; Smoking and Lung Cancer Research Center, Hellenic Cancer Society, Athens, Greece ; Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.



Short-term pulmonary effects of using an electronic cigarette: impact on respiratory flow resistance, impedance, and exhaled nitric oxide.
Chest 2012 Jun 22;141(6):1400-1406. Epub 2011 Dec 22.
Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; Smoking and Lung Cancer Research Center, Hellenic Cancer Society, Athens, Greece; Laboratory of Respiratory Physiology, Department of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece.

Tobacco taxation: the importance of earmarking the revenue to health care and tobacco control.
Tob Induc Dis 2012 27;10(1):21. Epub 2012 Dec 27.
Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA ; Smoking and Lung Cancer Research Center, Hellenic Cancer Society, Athens, Greece.



Development, design, and conceptual issues of project zero exposure: A program to protect young children from tobacco smoke exposure.
BMC Public Health 2011 Jun 28;11:508. Epub 2011 Jun 28.
Dept, of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POB 39040, Ramat Aviv 69978 Israel.

The role of the non-smoker in enforcing smoke-free laws.
J Public Health Policy 2011 Feb 9;32(1):46-59. Epub 2010 Dec 9.
Center for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Hungtington Avenue, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Boston, MA 02115, USA.



Maintained smoking cessation for 6 months equilibrates the percentage of sputum CD8+ lymphocyte cells with that of nonsmokers.
Mediators Inflamm 2009 23;2009:812102. Epub 2010 Feb 23.
Department of Thoracic Medicine, University General Hospital, Medical School of the University of Crete, 71110 Heraklion, Greece.

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