Stella Aguinaga Bialous, RN, DrPH, FAAN

President
Tobacco Policy International

Dr. Stella Aguinaga Bialous is a native of Brazil, where she received her undergraduate education in nursing. She has a Master’s degree in nursing from Johns Hopkins University and a Doctor of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley.  She is the President of Tobacco Policy International, a consultancy company involved in tobacco control policy and research. She is a senior consultant of the WHO Tobacco Free Initiative and for several other governmental and academic institutions. She is internationally recognized, and has published extensively as an expert on tobacco industry monitoring and has developed policies to address tobacco industry interference with public health.

Dr. Bialous has been collaborator with Professor Linda Sarna at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing for many years; together they have been involved in capacity building of nurses in tobacco control, and have published widely in the area of nurses and tobacco control.

Publications

2013

2012

  • Journal

    Sarna L, Bialous SA, Chan SS, Hollen P, O'Connell KA. (2013). Making a Difference: Nursing Scholarship and Leadership in Tobacco Control. Nursing Outlook. 2013 Jan-Feb;61(1):31-42. Epub 2012 Jul 20

    DOI:
    10.1016/j.outlook.2012.05.007
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    Aguinaga Bialous, S, Peeters, S. A Brief Overview of the Tobacco Industry in the Last 20 Years. Tobacco Control. 2012 Mar;21(2):92-4. 

    DOI:
    10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050395
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  • Journal

    Sarna L & Bialous SA (2012). A Review of Images of Nurses and Smoking on the Worldwide Web. Nursing Outlook. 2012 Sep-Oct;60(5 Suppl):S36-46.

    DOI:
    10.1002/nur.21476
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  • Journal
    DOI:
    10.1186/1472-6874-12-4
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    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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