Jenny (Kotlerman) Brook, MS

Statistician
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Ms. Jenny Brook graduated with a Master’s degree in biostatistics from UCLA in 2000. She worked as statistician for the UCLA School of Nursing from 2000 to 2007 where she collaborated with Dr. Sarna on several projects. She is currently employed by the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Medicine statistics core. Ms. Brook continues to work as principal statistician with Drs. Sarna and Bialous on their national and international projects.

Publications

2013

Conference Proceedings

L. Sarna, S. Bialous, E. Kralikova, A. Kmetova, V. Falbrova, S. Kulovana, K. Mala, E. Roubickova, M. Wells,  & J. Brook. (2013). Czech nurses' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors towards tobacco dependence and treatment. [Abstract #: 1718]  Proceedings from The European Cancer Congress 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sept. 27 – Oct. 01, 2013.

2012

Journal

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Ong MK, Wells M & Kotlerman J (2012). Increasing Nursing Referral to Telephone Quitlines for Smoking Cessation Using a Web-based Program. Nursing Research.. 2012 Nov-Dec;61(6):433-40. 

DOI:
10.1097/NNR.0b013e3182707237
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2010

Abstract

Sarna L, Bialous SA, Ong M, Wells M, & Kotlerman  J. Does the frequency of tobacco dependence treatment vary by state? A survey of nurses in California, Indiana, and West Virginia.  16th Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2010. Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco, Baltimore, MD. Abstract PA9-3, p 28. http://www.srnt.org/conferences/abstracts/pdfs/2010_Abstracts.pdf

 

2009

Journal

Cooley ME, Sarna L, Kotlerman J, Lukanich JM, Jaklitsch M, Green SB, Bueno R. Smoking Cessation is Challenging Even for Patients Recovering from Lung Cancer Surgery with Curative Intent. Lung Cancer. 2009 Nov;66(2):218-25.. Epub 2009 Mar 24. 

DOI:
10.1016/j.lungcan.2009.01.021
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Sarna L, Aguinaga Bialous S, Wells MJ, Kotlerman J, Froelicher ES, Wewers ME. Do You Need to Smoke to Get a Break?: Smoking Status and Missed Work Breaks Among Staff Nurses. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009 Aug;37(2 Suppl):S165-71. 

DOI:
10.1016/j.amepre.2009.05.005.
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Sarna L, Bialous S, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES, Wells MJ, Kotlerman J, Elashoff D. Nurses Trying to Quit Smoking Using the Internet. Nursing Outlook. 2009 Sep-Oct;57(5):246-56. 

DOI:
10.1016/j.outlook.2009.03.002
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Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Kotlerman J, Wewers ME, Froelicher ES. Frequency of Nurses' Smoking Cessation Interventions: Report From a National Survey. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2009 Jul;18(14):2066-77

DOI:
10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.02796.x
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Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells MJ, Kotlerman J. Smoking Among Psychiatric Nurses: Does it Hinder Tobacco Dependence Treatment? Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 2009 Feb;15(1):59-67. 

DOI:
10.1177/1078390308330638
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Editorial

Sarna L & Bialous SA (2010). Response to commentary on Sarna, L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Kotlerman J, Wewers, ME & Froelicher ES (2009) Frequency of nurses’ smoking cessation interventions: report from a national survey. Journal of Clinical Nursing.