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.

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2003

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Sarna L, Bialous SA, Hutchinson KM, Williams BS, Froelicher ES, Wewers ME. Views of African-American Nurses About Tobacco Cessation and Prevention. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association. 2003 Dec;14(2):1-8

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2002

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Testimony prepared and submitted on behalf of the Oncology Nursing Society to the Healthy People 2010, Tobacco Workgroup, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services. November, 2002

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Bialous SA, Glantz SA. ASHRAE Standard 62: Tobacco Industry's Influence Over National Ventilation Standards. Tobacco Control. 2002 Dec;11(4):315-28. Review. 

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Simpson D, Bialous SA. USA: Continuing Battles Over "Acceptable" Air Quality Standards. Tobacco Control. 2002 Jun;11(2):92..

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2001

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Bialous SA,  Yach D.  Whose Standard is it, Anyway? How the Tobacco Industry Determines the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standards for Tobacco and Tobacco Products. Tobacco Control. 2001 Jun;10(2):96-104. 

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Bialous SA, Fox BJ, Glantz SA. Tobacco Industry Allegations of "Illegal Lobbying" and State Tobacco Control. American Journal of Public Health. 2001 Jan;91(1):62-7. 

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Hirschhorn N,  Bialous SA, Shatenstein S.  Philip Morris' New Scientific Initiative: an Analysis. Tobacco Control. 2001 Sep;10(3):247-52.

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Hirschhorn N, Bialous SA. Second Hand Smoke and Risk Assessment: What Was in it for the Tobacco Industry? Tobacco Control. 2001 Dec;10(4):375-82. 

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Yach D, Bialous SA. Junking Science to Promote Tobacco. American Journal of Public Health. 2001 Nov;91(11):1745-8..

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1999

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Aguinaga Bialous S, Glantz SA. Arizona's Tobacco Control Initiative Illustrates the Need for Continuing Oversight by Tobacco Control Advocates. Tobacco Control. 1999 Summer;8(2):141-51. Review

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