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Nancy Tess Boley Cruz, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine
AddressSSB 312C 2001 N. Soto Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 8245
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    Tess Boley Cruz, PhD, MPH, CHES, is a clinical associate professor in preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. For the past 20 years, she has been involved in research projects and teaching at the master's and undergraduate levels in health education, communications and health disparities. She serves as the co-lead of the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science project, funded by NIH, on effects of social media marketing on tobacco use and transitions, and is an investigator on projects using health communication to reduce COVID, and vape pod prevention.

    She served as the first director of the new Master of Public Health Program (MPH) at USC and currently serves as director of the Health Promotion Track in the online MPH program. Dr. Cruz provides the core MPH course on health promotion theory, and a course on public health communications with an emphasis on tailoring strategies and materials to help priority populations. In her undergraduate teaching, her course focuses on race and gender disparities in public health.

    Her research focuses on health communication, disparities, and tobacco control, with projects on countering tobacco marketing, and reducing menthol smoking among African-Americans.

    Dr. Cruz earned her MPH from California State University and her PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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    1. #FlavorsSaveLives: An analysis of Twitter posts opposing flavored e-cigarette bans. Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 Jan 04. Kirkpatrick MG, Dormanesh A, Rivera V, Majmundar A, Soto DW, Chen-Sankey JC, Cruz TB, Unger JB, Allem JP. PMID: 33394024.
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    2. Identifying message content to reduce vaping: Results from online message testing trials in young adult tobacco users. Addict Behav. 2020 Dec 11; 115:106778. Villanti AC, LePine SE, West JC, Cruz TB, Stevens EM, Tetreault HJ, Unger JB, Wackowski OA, Mays D. PMID: 33341530.
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    3. Vape Shop Employees: Do They Act as Smoking Cessation Counselors? Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 Oct 23. Galimov A, Meza L, Unger JB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Cruz TB, Sussman S. PMID: 33094337.
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    4. Public Health Concerns and Unsubstantiated Claims at the Intersection of Vaping and COVID-19. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 08 24; 22(9):1667-1668. Majmundar A, Allem JP, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 32285129.
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    5. Characterizing #Backwoods on Instagram: "The Number One Selling All Natural Cigar". Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 06 25; 17(12). Smiley SL, Kim S, Mourali A, Allem JP, Unger JB, Boley Cruz T. PMID: 32630567.
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    6. "I'm using cigarettes to quit JUUL": An analysis of Twitter posts about JUUL cessation. Addict Behav Rep. 2020 Dec; 12:100286. Unger JB, Rogers C, Barrington-Trimis J, Majmundar A, Sussman S, Allem JP, Soto DW, Cruz TB. PMID: 32637562.
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    7. Digital media use and subsequent cannabis and tobacco product use initiation among adolescents. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 07 01; 212:108017. Kelleghan AR, Leventhal AM, Cruz TB, Bello MS, Liu F, Unger JB, Riehm K, Cho J, Kirkpatrick MG, McConnell RS, Barrington-Trimis JL. PMID: 32408138.
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    8. E-cigarette Product Characteristics and Subsequent Frequency of Cigarette Smoking. Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). Barrington-Trimis JL, Yang Z, Schiff S, Unger J, Cruz TB, Urman R, Cho J, Samet JM, Leventhal AM, Berhane K, McConnell R. PMID: 32253264.
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    9. E-cigarette and cigarette purchasing among young adults before and after implementation of California's tobacco 21 policy. Tob Control. 2020 Feb 27. Schiff S, Liu F, Cruz TB, Unger JB, Cwalina S, Leventhal A, McConnell R, Barrington-Trimis J. PMID: 32108084.
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    10. Do tobacco industry websites target content to specific demographic groups? Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 03 01; 208:107852. Escobedo P, Tsai KY, Majmundar A, Allem JP, Soto DW, Pattarroyo M, Unger JB, Cruz TB. PMID: 31991328.
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    11. Instagram's #JUUL: who's posting what. Transl Behav Med. 2019 Dec 02. Chu KH, Matheny SJ, Sidani JE, Allem JP, Unger JB, Cruz TB. PMID: 31912873.
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    12. Risk factors associated with subsequent initiation of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in adolescence: A structural equation modeling approach. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 02 01; 207:107676. Kintz N, Liu M, Chou CP, Urman R, Berhane K, Unger JB, Boley Cruz T, McConnell R, Barrington-Trimis JL. PMID: 31816488.
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    13. Tobacco Industry Marketing Exposure and Commercial Tobacco Product Use Disparities among American Indians and Alaska Natives. Subst Use Misuse. 2020; 55(2):261-270. Carroll DM, Soto C, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Huang LL, Lienemann BA, Meissner HI, Rose SW, Unger JB, Cruz TB. PMID: 31544562.
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    14. Pro-tobacco marketing and anti-tobacco campaigns aimed at vulnerable populations: A review of the literature. Tob Induc Dis. 2019; 17:68. Cruz TB, Rose SW, Lienemann BA, Byron MJ, Meissner HI, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Huang LL, Carroll DM, Soto C, Unger JB. PMID: 31582956.
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    15. Insights on electronic cigarette products from reviews on the Reddit forum. Tob Prev Cessat. 2019; 5:29. Allem JP, Majmundar A, Dharmapuri L, Unger JB, Cruz TB. PMID: 32411892.
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    16. Where Do People Vape? Insights from Twitter Data. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 08 23; 16(17). Majmundar A, Allem JP, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 31443591.
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    17. Characterizing Swisher Little Cigar-Related Posts on Twitter in 2018: Text Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2019 07 19; 21(7):e14398. Allem JP, Uppu SP, Boley Cruz T, Unger JB. PMID: 31325291.
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    18. Managers' Practices of Tobacco and Marijuana Smoking Policies in Hispanic-Occupied Multiunit Housing. Health Equity. 2019; 3(1):304-311. Delgado Rendon A, Cruz TB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Soto C, Unger JB. PMID: 31289789.
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    19. Ethnic Differences in Patterns of Cigarette and E-Cigarette Use Over Time Among Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2019 09; 65(3):359-365. Barrington-Trimis JL, Bello MS, Liu F, Leventhal AM, Kong G, Mayer M, Cruz TB, Krishnan-Sarin S, McConnell R. PMID: 31248804.
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    20. Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Use of Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, and Hookah in Adolescents. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 06 21; 21(7):926-932. Cruz TB, McConnell R, Low BW, Unger JB, Pentz MA, Urman R, Berhane K, Chou CP, Liu F, Barrington-Trimis JL. PMID: 29846704.
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    21. Cartoon-based e-cigarette marketing: Associations with susceptibility to use and perceived expectations of use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 08 01; 201:109-114. Kirkpatrick MG, Cruz TB, Unger JB, Herrera J, Schiff S, Allem JP. PMID: 31207451.
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    22. E-liquid-related posts to Twitter in 2018: Thematic analysis. Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Dec; 10:100196. Allem JP, Majmundar A, Dharmapuri L, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 31431917.
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    23. Tobacco Use Behaviors, Attitudes, and Demographic Characteristics of Tobacco Opinion Leaders and Their Followers: Twitter Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2019 06 04; 21(6):e12676. Chu KH, Majmundar A, Allem JP, Soto DW, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 31165716.
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    24. Characterising KandyPens-related posts to Instagram: implications for nicotine and cannabis use. Tob Control. 2020 07; 29(4):472-474. Majmundar A, Kirkpatrick M, Cruz TB, Unger JB, Allem JP. PMID: 31147484.
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    25. Empowering Hispanic Multiunit Housing Residents to Advocate for Smokefree Policies: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Culturally Tailored Fotonovela Intervention. Health Equity. 2019; 3(1):198-204. Unger JB, Soto DW, Rendon AD, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Cruz TB. PMID: 31289780.
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    26. Retailers' Perceptions of FDA Tobacco Regulation Authority. Tob Regul Sci. 2019 May; 5(3):291-300. Blackman KCA, Smiley SL, Kintz NM, Rodriguez YL, Bluthenthal RN, Chou CP, Cruz TB, Barahona R, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Baezconde-Garbanati L. PMID: 32864396.
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    27. Evaluating the predictive value of measures of susceptibility to tobacco and alternative tobacco products. Addict Behav. 2019 09; 96:50-55. Barrington-Trimis JL, Liu F, Unger JB, Alonzo T, Cruz TB, Urman R, Pentz MA, Berhane K, McConnell R. PMID: 31035078.
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    28. Tobacco Advertisement Liking, Vulnerability Factors, and Tobacco Use Among Young Adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 02 18; 21(3):300-308. Lienemann BA, Rose SW, Unger JB, Meissner HI, Byron MJ, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Huang LL, Cruz TB. PMID: 30329102.
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    29. E-cigarettes Are Being Marketed as "Vitamin Delivery" Devices. Am J Public Health. 2019 02; 109(2):194-196. Basáñez T, Majmundar A, Cruz TB, Allem JP, Unger JB. PMID: 30649935.
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    30. Disparities in retail marketing for little cigars and cigarillos in Los Angeles, California. Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Jun; 9:100149. Smiley SL, Kintz N, Rodriguez YL, Barahona R, Sussman S, Cruz TB, Chou CP, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Baezconde-Garbanati L. PMID: 31193771.
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    31. Automated Identification of Hookahs (Waterpipes) on Instagram: An Application in Feature Extraction Using Convolutional Neural Network and Support Vector Machine Classification. J Med Internet Res. 2018 11 21; 20(11):e10513. Zhang Y, Allem JP, Unger JB, Boley Cruz T. PMID: 30452385.
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    32. Hookah-Related Posts to Twitter From 2017 to 2018: Thematic Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2018 11 19; 20(11):e11669. Allem JP, Dharmapuri L, Leventhal AM, Unger JB, Boley Cruz T. PMID: 30455162.
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    33. Strategies to find audience segments on Twitter for e-cigarette education campaigns. Addict Behav. 2019 04; 91:222-226. Chu KH, Allem JP, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Akbarpour M, Kirkpatrick MG. PMID: 30497815.
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    34. E-cigarette Use and Subsequent Smoking Frequency Among Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2018 12; 142(6). Barrington-Trimis JL, Kong G, Leventhal AM, Liu F, Mayer M, Cruz TB, Krishnan-Sarin S, McConnell R. PMID: 30397165.
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    35. JUUL: Spreading Online and Offline. J Adolesc Health. 2018 11; 63(5):582-586. Chu KH, Colditz JB, Primack BA, Shensa A, Allem JP, Miller E, Unger JB, Cruz TB. PMID: 30348280.
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    36. Point-of-sale marketing of little cigars and cigarillos on and near California Tribal lands. Tob Control. 2020 01; 29(1):122-124. Smiley SL, Soto C, Cruz TB, Kintz N, Rodriguez YL, Sussman S, Baezconde-Garbanati L. PMID: 30385648.
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    37. The Why We Retweet scale. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0206076. Majmundar A, Allem JP, Boley Cruz T, Unger JB. PMID: 30335827.
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    38. Monitoring Tobacco Brand Websites to Understand Marketing Strategies Aimed at Tobacco Product Users and Potential Users. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 09 25; 20(11):1393-1400. Escobedo P, Cruz TB, Tsai KY, Allem JP, Soto DW, Kirkpatrick MG, Pattarroyo M, Unger JB. PMID: 29059386.
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    39. Vaping associated with healthy food words: A content analysis of Twitter. Addict Behav Rep. 2018 Dec; 8:147-153. Basáñez T, Majmundar A, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 30320201.
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    40. Return of cartoon to market e-cigarette-related products. Tob Control. 2019 09; 28(5):555-557. Allem JP, Cruz TB, Unger JB, Toruno R, Herrera J, Kirkpatrick MG. PMID: 30049688.
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    41. Characterizing JUUL-related posts on Twitter. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 09 01; 190:1-5. Allem JP, Dharmapuri L, Unger JB, Cruz TB. PMID: 29958115.
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    42. Talking about tobacco on Twitter is associated with tobacco product use. Prev Med. 2018 09; 114:54-56. Unger JB, Urman R, Cruz TB, Majmundar A, Barrington-Trimis J, Pentz MA, McConnell R. PMID: 29898418.
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    43. Tobacco regulatory compliance with STAKE Act age-of-sale signage among licensed tobacco retailers across diverse neighborhoods in Southern California. Tob Induc Dis. 2018 Jun; 16. Sussman S, Cruz TB, Smiley SL, Chou CP, Unger JB, Kintz N, Rodriguez YL, Barahona R, Lienemann BA, Pentz MA, Samet J, Baezconde-Garbanati L. PMID: 31321095.
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    44. Adolescent tobacco coupon receipt, vulnerability characteristics and subsequent tobacco use: analysis of PATH Study, Waves 1 and 2. Tob Control. 2018 07; 27(e1):e50-e56. Rose SW, Glasser AM, Zhou Y, Cruz TB, Cohn AM, Lienemann BA, Byron MJ, Huang LL, Meissner HI, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. PMID: 29472444.
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    45. A Descriptive Longitudinal Study of Changes in Vape Shop Characteristics and Store Policies in Anticipation of the 2016 FDA Regulations of Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 02 11; 15(2). Yu S, Escobedo P, Garcia R, Cruz TB, Unger JB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Meza L, Sussman S. PMID: 29439464.
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    46. E-Cigarette Surveillance With Social Media Data: Social Bots, Emerging Topics, and Trends. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Dec 20; 3(4):e98. Allem JP, Ferrara E, Uppu SP, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 29263018.
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    47. Vape pen product placement in popular music videos. Addict Behav. 2019 06; 93:263-264. Allem JP, Escobedo P, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 29128149.
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    48. Identifying Sentiment of Hookah-Related Posts on Twitter. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Oct 18; 3(4):e74. Allem JP, Ramanujam J, Lerman K, Chu KH, Boley Cruz T, Unger JB. PMID: 29046267.
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    49. Waterpipe Promotion and Use on Instagram: #Hookah. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Oct 01; 19(10):1248-1252. Allem JP, Chu KH, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 28077449.
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    50. Second and Thirdhand Smoke Exposure, Attitudes and Protective Practices: Results from a Survey of Hispanic Residents in Multi-unit Housing. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Oct; 19(5):1148-1155. Delgado-Rendon A, Cruz TB, Soto D, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB. PMID: 28074306.
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    51. Performance of cigarette susceptibility index among e-cigarette and hookah users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 02 01; 183:43-50. Barrington-Trimis JL, Leventhal AM, Alonzo TA, Cruz TB, Urman R, Liu F, Pentz MA, Unger JB, McConnell R. PMID: 29223916.
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    52. Images of Little Cigars and Cigarillos on Instagram Identified by the Hashtag #swisher: Thematic Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2017 07 14; 19(7):e255. Allem JP, Escobedo P, Chu KH, Boley Cruz T, Unger JB. PMID: 28710057.
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    53. Perceived stress and poly-tobacco product use across adolescence: Patterns of association and gender differences. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 11; 94:172-179. Leventhal AM, Urman R, Barrington-Trimis JL, Goldenson NI, Gallegos K, Chou CP, Wang K, Berhane K, Cruz TB, Pentz MA, Unger J, McConnell RS. PMID: 28738287.
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    54. Methods for Coding Tobacco-Related Twitter Data: A Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2017 03 31; 19(3):e91. Lienemann BA, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Chu KH. PMID: 28363883.
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    55. Why do people use electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes)? A content analysis of Twitter, 2012-2015. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0170702. Ayers JW, Leas EC, Allem JP, Benton A, Dredze M, Althouse BM, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 28248987.
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    56. Perceptions of Secondhand and Thirdhand Smoke Among Hispanic Residents of Multiunit Housing. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 02; 19(1):162-169. Rendón AD, Unger JB, Cruz T, Soto DW, Baezconde-Garbanati L. PMID: 26545600.
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    57. Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products. Tob Control. 2017 12; 26(e2):e145-e147. Kirkpatrick MG, Cruz TB, Goldenson NI, Allem JP, Chu KH, Pentz MA, Unger JB. PMID: 28044010.
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    58. Vaping on Instagram: cloud chasing, hand checks and product placement. Tob Control. 2016 09; 26(5):575-578. Chu KH, Allem JP, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 27660111.
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    59. E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use. Pediatrics. 2016 08; 138(2). Barrington-Trimis JL, Urman R, Leventhal AM, Gauderman WJ, Cruz TB, Gilreath TD, Howland S, Unger JB, Berhane K, Samet JM, McConnell R. PMID: 27401102.
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    60. E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use. Pediatrics. 2016 07; 138(1). Barrington-Trimis JL, Urman R, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Leventhal AM, McConnell R. PMID: 27296866.
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    61. Who walks into vape shops in Southern California?: a naturalistic observation of customers. Tob Induc Dis. 2016; 14:18. Sussman S, Allem JP, Garcia J, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Garcia R, Baezconde-Garbanati L. PMID: 27231480.
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    62. The E-cigarette Social Environment, E-cigarette Use, and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking. J Adolesc Health. 2016 07; 59(1):75-80. Barrington-Trimis JL, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Urman R, Chou CP, Howland S, Wang K, Pentz MA, Gilreath TD, Huh J, Leventhal AM, Samet JM, McConnell R. PMID: 27161417.
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    63. Perceptions of Secondhand E-Cigarette Aerosol Among Twitter Users. Tob Regul Sci. 2016 Apr; 2(2):146-152. Unger JB, Escobedo P, Allem JP, Soto DW, Chu KH, Cruz T. PMID: 28090560.
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    64. Campaigns and counter campaigns: reactions on Twitter to e-cigarette education. Tob Control. 2017 03; 26(2):226-229. Allem JP, Escobedo P, Chu KH, Soto DW, Cruz TB, Unger JB. PMID: 26956467.
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    65. Career Paths of Recipients of a Master's Degree in Health Communication: Understanding Employment Opportunities, Responsibilities, and Choices. J Health Commun. 2016; 21(3):356-65. Edgar T, Silk KJ, Abroms LC, Cruz TB, Evans WD, Gallagher SS, Miller GA, Hoffman A, Schindler-Ruwisch JM, Sheff SE. PMID: 26735802.
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    66. Diffusion of Messages from an Electronic Cigarette Brand to Potential Users through Twitter. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0145387. Chu KH, Unger JB, Allem JP, Pattarroyo M, Soto D, Cruz TB, Yang H, Jiang L, Yang CC. PMID: 26684746.
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    67. Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Feb; 58(2):181-5. Gilreath TD, Leventhal A, Barrington-Trimis JL, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Berhane K, Huh J, Urman R, Wang K, Howland S, Pentz MA, Chou CP, McConnell R. PMID: 26598059.
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    68. Psychosocial Factors Associated With Adolescent Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Use. Pediatrics. 2015 Aug; 136(2):308-17. Barrington-Trimis JL, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Huh J, Leventhal AM, Urman R, Wang K, Howland S, Gilreath TD, Chou CP, Pentz MA, McConnell R. PMID: 26216326.
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    69. Electronic Cigarettes on Twitter - Spreading the Appeal of Flavors. Tob Regul Sci. 2015 Apr; 1(1):36-41. Chu KH, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Soto DW. PMID: 27853734.
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    70. Results from a national survey of health communication master's degree recipients: an exploration of training, placement, satisfaction, and success. J Health Commun. 2015; 20(3):354-66. Edgar T, Gallagher SS, Silk KJ, Cruz TB, Abroms LC, Evans WD, Finley AM, Miller GA. PMID: 25668684.
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    71. Consumers' perceptions of vape shops in Southern California: an analysis of online Yelp reviews. Tob Induc Dis. 2014; 12(1):22. Sussman S, Garcia R, Cruz TB, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Pentz MA, Unger JB. PMID: 25484852.
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    72. The menthol marketing mix: targeted promotions for focus communities in the United States. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Dec; 12 Suppl 2:S147-53. Cruz TB, Wright LT, Crawford G. PMID: 21177371.
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    73. Development and validation of a scale to assess attitudes and beliefs about menthol cigarettes among african american smokers. Eval Health Prof. 2010 Dec; 33(4):414-36. Allen B, Cruz TB, Leonard E, Unger JB. PMID: 21149394.
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    74. Tobacco marketing in California and implications for the future. Tob Control. 2010 Apr; 19 Suppl 1:i21-9. Roeseler A, Feighery EC, Cruz TB. PMID: 20382646.
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    75. Menthol and non-menthol cigarette use among Black smokers in Southern California. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Apr; 12(4):398-407. Unger JB, Allen B, Leonard E, Wenten M, Cruz TB. PMID: 20167636.
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    76. Monitoring the tobacco use epidemic IV. The vector: Tobacco industry data sources and recommendations for research and evaluation. Prev Med. 2009 Jan; 48(1 Suppl):S24-34. Cruz TB. PMID: 18976685.
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