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    Jon Allem

    TitlePostdoctoral Scholar Research Associate
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentPreventive Medicine
    AddressSSB 300 2001 N. Soto Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
    Phone+1 626 457 4116
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      1. Allem J, Ferrara E, Uppu SP, Cruz TB, Unger JB. E-Cigarette Surveillance With Social Media Data: Social Bots, Emerging Topics, and Trends. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Dec 20; 3(4):e98. PMID: 29263018.
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      2. Allem J, Ramanujam J, Lerman K, Chu KH, Boley Cruz T, Unger JB. Identifying Sentiment of Hookah-Related Posts on Twitter. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Oct 18; 3(4):e74. PMID: 29046267.
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      3. Allem J, Chu KH, Cruz TB, Unger JB. Waterpipe Promotion and Use on Instagram: #Hookah. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Oct 01; 19(10):1248-1252. PMID: 28077449.
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      4. Escobedo P, Cruz TB, Tsai KY, Allem J, Soto DW, Kirkpatrick MG, Pattarroyo M, Unger JB. Monitoring tobacco brand websites to understand marketing strategies aimed at tobacco product users and potential users. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Sep 11. PMID: 29059386.
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      5. Tobin J, Allem J, Slaughter R, Unger JB, Hamilton AS, Milam JE. Posttraumatic growth among childhood cancer survivors: Associations with ethnicity, acculturation, and religious service attendance. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2017 Aug 17; 0. PMID: 28816639.
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      6. Allem J, Escobedo P, Chu KH, Boley Cruz T, Unger JB. Images of Little Cigars and Cigarillos on Instagram Identified by the Hashtag #swisher: Thematic Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2017 Jul 14; 19(7):e255. PMID: 28710057.
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      7. Escobedo P, Allem J, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Cultural values associated with substance use among Hispanic emerging adults in Southern California. Addict Behav. 2017 Jul 14. PMID: 28755765.
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      8. Allem J, Leas EC, Caputi TL, Dredze M, Althouse BM, Noar SM, Ayers JW. The Charlie Sheen Effect on Rapid In-home Human Immunodeficiency Virus Test Sales. Prev Sci. 2017 Jul; 18(5):541-544. PMID: 28516308.
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      9. Ayers JW, Leas EC, Allem J, Benton A, Dredze M, Althouse BM, Cruz TB, Unger JB. Why do people use electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes)? A content analysis of Twitter, 2012-2015. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0170702. PMID: 28248987.
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      10. Garcia R, Allem J, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB, Sussman S. Employee and customer handling of nicotine-containing e-liquids in vape shops. Tob Prev Cessat. 2016; 2(Suppl). PMID: 28660255.
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      11. Kirkpatrick MG, Cruz TB, Goldenson NI, Allem J, Chu KH, Pentz MA, Unger JB. Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products. Tob Control. 2017 Jan 02. PMID: 28044010.
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      12. Allem J. Challenges to Mediation Analysis From Experimental Designs. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Dec 07. PMID: 27928051.
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      13. Ayers JW, Leas EC, Dredze M, Allem J, Grabowski JG, Hill L. Pokémon GO-A New Distraction for Drivers and Pedestrians. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Dec 01; 176(12):1865-1866. PMID: 27635638.
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      14. Chu KH, Allem J, Cruz TB, Unger JB. Vaping on Instagram: cloud chasing, hand checks and product placement. Tob Control. 2016 Sep; 26(5):575-578. PMID: 27660111.
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      15. Allem J, Ferrara E. The Importance of Debiasing Social Media Data to Better Understand E-Cigarette-Related Attitudes and Behaviors. J Med Internet Res. 2016 Aug 09; 18(8):e219. PMID: 27507563.
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      16. Leas EC, Althouse BM, Dredze M, Obradovich N, Fowler JH, Noar SM, Allem J, Ayers JW. Big Data Sensors of Organic Advocacy: The Case of Leonardo DiCaprio and Climate Change. PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0159885. PMID: 27482907; PMCID: PMC4970768.
      17. Allem J, Sussman S, Unger JB. The Revised Inventory of the Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood (IDEA-R) and Substance Use Among College Students. Eval Health Prof. 2016 Jul 27. PMID: 27468859.
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      18. Sussman S, Allem J, Garcia J, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Garcia R, Baezconde-Garbanati L. Who walks into vape shops in Southern California?: a naturalistic observation of customers. Tob Induc Dis. 2016; 14:18. PMID: 27231480; PMCID: PMC4880826.
      19. Allem J, Unger JB. Emerging adulthood themes and hookah use among college students in Southern California. Addict Behav. 2016 Oct; 61:16-9. PMID: 27208879; PMCID: PMC4915989 [Available on 10/01/17].
      20. Unger JB, Escobedo P, Allem J, Soto DW, Chu KH, Cruz T. Perceptions of Secondhand E-Cigarette Aerosol Among Twitter Users. Tob Regul Sci. 2016 Apr; 2(2):146-152. PMID: 28090560.
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      21. Allem J, Escobedo P, Chu KH, Soto DW, Cruz TB, Unger JB. Campaigns and counter campaigns: reactions on Twitter to e-cigarette education. Tob Control. 2017 Mar; 26(2):226-229. PMID: 26956467.
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      22. Allem J, Sussman S, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Role transitions and substance use among Hispanic emerging adults: A longitudinal study using coarsened exact matching. Addict Behav. 2016 Jul; 58:95-9. PMID: 26921724; PMCID: PMC4808344 [Available on 07/01/17].
      23. Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem J, Leas EC, Dredze M, Williams RS. Revisiting the Rise of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Using Search Query Surveillance. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jun; 50(6):e173-81. PMID: 26876772.
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      24. Chu KH, Unger JB, Allem J, Pattarroyo M, Soto D, Cruz TB, Yang H, Jiang L, Yang CC. Diffusion of Messages from an Electronic Cigarette Brand to Potential Users through Twitter. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0145387. PMID: 26684746; PMCID: PMC4694088.
      25. Allem J, Unger JB, Garcia R, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Sussman S. Tobacco Attitudes and Behaviors of Vape Shop Retailers in Los Angeles. Am J Health Behav. 2015 Nov; 39(6):794-8. PMID: 26450547; PMCID: PMC5020702 [Available on 11/01/16].
      26. Allem J, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Adverse childhood experiences and substance use among Hispanic emerging adults in Southern California. Addict Behav. 2015 Nov; 50:199-204. PMID: 26160522; PMCID: PMC4515389 [Available on 11/01/16].
      27. Allem J, Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Williams R. When a ban really is not a ban: internet loopholes and Djarum flavoured cigarettes in the USA. Tob Control. 2016 Jul; 25(4):489-90. PMID: 26085123.
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      28. Allem J, Forster M, Neiberger A, Unger JB. Characteristics of emerging adulthood and e-cigarette use: Findings from a pilot study. Addict Behav. 2015 Nov; 50:40-4. PMID: 26093505; PMCID: PMC4515365 [Available on 11/01/16].
      29. Forster M, Allem J, Mendez N, Qazi Y, Unger JB. Evaluation of a telenovela designed to improve knowledge and behavioral intentions among Hispanic patients with end-stage renal disease in Southern California. Ethn Health. 2016; 21(1):58-70. PMID: 25650806.
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      30. Allem J, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Sussman S, Unger JB. Cultural and social influences on adolescent smoking dissipate by emerging adulthood among Hispanics in Southern California. J Immigr Minor Health. 2015 Feb; 17(1):192-7. PMID: 24057805; PMCID: PMC3962706.
      31. Allem J, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger J. The Relationship Between the Accumulated Number of Role Transitions and Hard Drug Use among Hispanic Emerging Adults. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2015 Jan-Mar; 47(1):60-4. PMID: 25715073; PMCID: PMC4341943.
      32. Althouse BM, Allem J, Childers MA, Dredze M, Ayers JW. Population health concerns during the United States' Great Recession. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Feb; 46(2):166-70. PMID: 24439350.
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      33. Allem J, Lisha NE, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Emerging adulthood themes, role transitions and substance use among Hispanics in Southern California. Addict Behav. 2013 Dec; 38(12):2797-800. PMID: 24018219; PMCID: PMC3812433.
      34. Allem J, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. Role transitions in emerging adulthood are associated with smoking among Hispanics in Southern California. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Nov; 15(11):1948-51. PMID: 23811010; PMCID: PMC3790634.
      35. Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem J, Rosenquist JN, Ford DE. Seasonality in seeking mental health information on Google. Am J Prev Med. 2013 May; 44(5):520-5. PMID: 23597817.
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      36. Allem J, Ayers JW, Unger JB, Vollinger RE, Latkin C, Juon HS, Park HR, Paik HY, Hofstetter CR, Hovell MF. The environment modifies the relationship between social networks and secondhand smoke exposure among Korean nonsmokers in Seoul and California. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 27(2):NP437-47. PMID: 23000798; PMCID: PMC4444048.
      37. Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem J, Childers MA, Zafar W, Latkin C, Ribisl KM, Brownstein JS. Novel surveillance of psychological distress during the great recession. J Affect Disord. 2012 Dec 15; 142(1-3):323-30. PMID: 22835843; PMCID: PMC4670615.
      38. Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem J, Ford DE, Ribisl KM, Cohen JE. A novel evaluation of World No Tobacco day in Latin America. J Med Internet Res. 2012 May 28; 14(3):e77. PMID: 22634568; PMCID: PMC3799538.
      39. Allem J, Ayers JW, Irvin VL, Hofstetter CR, Hovell MF. South Korean military service promotes smoking: a quasi-experimental design. Yonsei Med J. 2012 Mar; 53(2):433-8. PMID: 22318835; PMCID: PMC3282970.
      40. Allem J, Ayers JW, Unger JB, Irvin VL, Hofstetter CR, Hovell MF. Smoking trajectories among Koreans in Seoul and California: exemplifying a common error in age parameterization. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012; 13(5):1851-6. PMID: 22901135; PMCID: PMC3677836.