Mark W. Vander Weg, PhD

Portrait
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office: 147 VAMC Building 42
Iowa City, IA 52242
-158-7717

Education

BA, Psychology, Hope College
MS, Psychology, The University of Memphis
PhD, Clinical Psychology, The University of Memphis

Resident, Clinical Psychology, subspecialty: Behavioral Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center/Jackson Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University of South Carolina School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Center for Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Summary

My primary research interests include the prevention and treatment of nicotine dependence and other substance use disorders, the etiology and management of overweight and obesity, and other behavioral risk factors for cancer, cardiovascular, and infectious disease.

Publications

Vander Weg, M. W., Coday, M., Stockton, M. B., McClanahan, B., Relyea, G., Read, M. C., Wilson, N., Connelly, S., Richey, P., Johnson, K. C. & Ward, K. D. (2018). Community-based physical activity as adjunctive smoking cessation treatment: Rationale, design, and baseline data for the Lifestyle Enhancement Program (LEAP) randomized controlled trial. Contemporary clinical trials communications, 9, 50-59. PMID: 29333504.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Mosher, H., Vander Weg, M. W. & Lund, B. C. (2018). Decline in Prescription Opioids Attributable to Decreases in Long-Term Use: A Retrospective Study in the Veterans Health Administration 2010-2016. Journal of general internal medicine. PMID: 29380212.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Vander Weg, M. W., McCoy, K. D., Mosher, H. J., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. S. & Lund, B. C. (2017). Risk for Prolonged Opioid Use Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in Veterans. The Journal of Arthroplasty. PMID: 28927564.

Ebbert, J. O., Little, M. A., Klesges, R. C., Bursac, Z., Johnson, K. C., Thomas, F. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2017). Step Care treatment for smoking cessation. Health Education Research, 32(1), 1-11. PMID: 28158558.

Katz, D. A., Graber, M., Lounsbury, P., Vander Weg, M. W., Phillips, E. K., Clair, C., Horwitz, P. A., Cai, X. & Christensen, A. J. (2017). Multiple Risk Factor Counseling to Promote Heart-healthy Lifestyles in the Chest Pain Observation Unit: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Academic Emergency Medicine, 24(8), 968-982. PMID: 28748625.

Vander Weg, M. W., Holman, J. E., Rahman, H., Vaughan Sarrazin, M., Hillis, S. L., Fu, S. S., Grant, K. M., Prochazka, A. V., Adams, S. L., Battaglia, C. T., Buchanan, L. M., Tinkelman, D. & Katz, D. A. (2017). Implementing smoking cessation guidelines for hospitalized Veterans: Cessation results from the VA-BEST Trial. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 77, 79-88. PMID: 28476277.

Katz, D. A., Stewart, K., Paez, M., Holman, J., Adams, S. L., Vander Weg, M. W., Battaglia, C. T., Joseph, A. M., Titler, M. G. & Ono, S. (2016). "Let Me Get You a Nicotine Patch": Nurses' Perceptions of Implementing Smoking Cessation Guidelines for Hospitalized Veterans. Military medicine, 181(4), 373-82. PMID: 27046185.

Finkelstein, R., Blaine, N., Parker, C., Vander Weg, M. W. & Carter, B. C. (2016). Summative evaluation of physician-pharmacist collaboration management. Journal of Clinical Hypertension: Open Access, 5(2). DOI: 10.4172/2167-1095.1000216.

Vander Weg, M. W., Cozad, A. J., Howren, M. B., Cretzmeyer, M., Scherubel, M., Turvey, C., Grant, K. M., Abrams, T. E. & Katz, D. A. (2016). An individually-tailored smoking cessation intervention for rural Veterans: a pilot randomized trial. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 811. PMID: 27535024.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P. & Dotson, M. M. (2016). Effects of cognitive speed of processing training on a composite neuropsychological outcome: results at one-year from the IHAMS randomized controlled trial. International Psychogeriatrics / IPA, 28(2), 317-30. PMID: 26364892.

Carter, B. L., Coffey, C. S., Ardery, G., Uribe, L., Ecklund, D., James, P., Egan, B., Vander Weg, M., Chrischilles, E. & Vaughn, T. (2015). Cluster-randomized trial of a physician/pharmacist collaborative model to improve blood pressure control. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, 8(3), 235-43. PMID: 25805647.

Abrams, T. E., Blevins, A. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2015). Chronic obstructive lung disease and posttraumatic stress disorder: current perspectives. International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 10, 2219-33. PMID: 26508851.

Vander Weg, M. W., Mengeling, M. A., Booth, B. M., Torner, J. C. & Sadler, A. G. (2015). Prevalence and Correlates of Cigarette Smoking Among Operation Iraqi Freedom-era and Operation Enduring Freedom-era Women From the Active Component Military and Reserve/National Guard. Medical care, 53(4 Suppl 1), S55-62. PMID: 25767977.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P. & Dotson, M. M. (2015). The effect of cognitive speed of processing training on the development of additional IADL difficulties and the reduction of depressive symptoms: results from the IHAMS randomized controlled trial. Journal of aging and health, 27(2), 334-54. PMID: 25239928.

Mosher, H. J., Krebs, E. E., Carrel, M., Kaboli, P. J., Vander Weg, M. W. & Lund, B. C. (2015). Trends in prevalent and incident opioid receipt: an observational study in veterans health administration 2004-2012. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30(5), 597-604. PMID: 25519224.

Carter, B. L., Levy, B. T., Gryzlak, B., Chrischilles, E. A., Vander Weg, M. W., Christensen, A. J., James, P. A., Moss, C. A., Parker, C. P., Gums, T., Finkelstein, R. J., Xu, Y., Dawson, J. D. & Polgreen, L. A. (2015). A centralized cardiovascular risk service to improve guideline adherence in private primary care offices. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 43, 25-32. PMID: 25952471.

Carter, B. L., Vander Weg, M. W., Parker, C. P., Goedken, C. C., Richardson, K. K. & Rosenthal, G. E. (2015). Sustained Blood Pressure Control Following Discontinuation of a Pharmacist Intervention for Veterans. Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 17(9), 701-8. PMID: 26032843.

Gums, T. H., Uribe, L., Vander Weg, M. W., James, P., Coffey, C. & Carter, B. L. (2015). Pharmacist intervention for blood pressure control: medication intensification and adherence. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension : JASH, 9(7), 569-78. PMID: 26077795.

Vander Weg, M. W., Mengeling, M. A., Booth, B. M., Torner, J. C. & Sadler, A. G. (2015). Prevalence and correlates of cigarette smoking among operation Iraqi Freedom-era and operation enduring freedom-era women from the active component military and reserve/National Guard. Medical Care, 53(4s1), S55–S62.

Chen, L. F., Vander Weg, M. W., Hofmann, D. A. & Reisinger, H. S. (2015). The Hawthorne Effect in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 36(12), 1444-50. PMID: 26383964.

Carter, B. L., Coffey, C. S., Chrischilles, E. A., Ardery, G., Ecklund, D., Gryzlak, B., Vander Weg, M. W., James, P. A., Christensen, A. J., Parker, C. P., Gums, T., Finkelstein, R. J., Uribe, L. & Polgreen, L. A. (2015). A Cluster-Randomized Trial of a Centralized Clinical Pharmacy Cardiovascular Risk Service to Improve Guideline Adherence. Pharmacotherapy, 35(7), 653-62. PMID: 26111939.

Carter, B. L., Chrischilles, E. A., Rosenthal, G., Gryzlak, B. M., Eisenstein, E. L. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). Efficacy and safety of nighttime dosing of antihypertensives: review of the literature and design of a pragmatic clinical trial. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 16(2), 115-21. PMID: 24373519.

Katz, D. A., Paez, M. W., Reisinger, H. S., Gillette, M. T., Vander Weg, M. W., Titler, M. G., Nugent, A. S., Baker, L. J., Holman, J. E. & Ono, S. S. (2014). Implementation of smoking cessation guidelines in the emergency department: a qualitative study of staff perceptions. Addiction science & clinical practice, 9, 1. PMID: 24460974.

Mosher, H. J., Jiang, L., Vaughan Sarrazin, M. S., Cram, P., Kaboli, P. J. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). Prevalence and characteristics of hospitalized adults on chronic opioid therapy. Journal of hospital medicine, 9(2), 82-7. PMID: 24311455.

Howren, M. B., Vander Weg, M. W. & Wolinsky, F. D. (2014). Computerized cognitive training interventions to improve neuropsychological outcomes: evidence and future directions. Journal of comparative effectiveness research, 3(2), 145-54. PMID: 24645688.

Parker, C. P., Cunningham, C. L., Carter, B. L., Vander Weg, M. W., Richardson, K. K. & Rosenthal, G. E. (2014). A mixed-method approach to evaluate a pharmacist intervention for veterans with hypertension. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 16(2), 133-40. PMID: 24588813.

Luger, T. M., Suls, J. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). How robust is the association between smoking and depression in adults? A meta-analysis using linear mixed-effects models. Addictive behaviors, 39(10), 1418-29. PMID: 24935795.

Reisinger, H. S., Perencevich, E. N., Morgan, D. J., Forrest, G. N., Shardell, M., Schweizer, M. L., Graham, M. M., Franciscus, C. L. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). Improving hand hygiene compliance with point-of-use reminder signs designed using theoretically grounded messages. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 35(5), 593-4. PMID: 24709734.

Katz, D. A., Holman, J. E., Johnson, S. R., Hillis, S. L., Adams, S. L., Fu, S. S., Grant, K. M., Buchanan, L. M., Prochazka, A., Battaglia, C. T., Titler, M. G., Joseph, A. M. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). Implementing best evidence in smoking cessation treatment for hospitalized veterans: results from the VA-BEST trial. The Joint Commision Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 40(11), 493. PMID: 26111367.

Vander Weg, M. W., Carter, B. L. (2014). CAPTION Study: Managing High BP Questionnaire–Physician or Pharmacist Versions.

Yin, J., Reisinger, H. S., Vander Weg, M., Schweizer, M. L., Jesson, A., Morgan, D. J., Forrest, G., Graham, M., Pineles, L. & Perencevich, E. N. (2014). Establishing evidence-based criteria for directly observed hand hygiene compliance monitoring programs: a prospective, multicenter cohort study. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 35(9), 1163-8. PMID: 25111925.

Katz, D. A., Holman, J. E., Nugent, A. S., Baker, L. J., Johnson, S. R., Hillis, S. L., Tinkelman, D. G., Titler, M. G. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2013). The emergency department action in smoking cessation (EDASC) trial: impact on cessation outcomes. Nicotine Tob Res, 15(6), 1032-43. PMID: 23125437.

Ward, K. D., Asfar, T., Ali, R. A., Rastam, S., Vander Weg, M. W., Eissenberg, T. & Maziak, W. (2013). Randomized trial of the effectiveness of combined behavioral/pharmacological smoking cessation treatment in Syrian primary care clinics. Addiction, 108(2), 394-403. PMID: 22882805.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P. & Dotson, M. M. (2013). A randomized controlled trial of cognitive training using a visual speed of processing intervention in middle aged and older adults. PloS one, 8(5), e61624. PMID: 23650501.

Carter, B. L., Coffey, C. S., Uribe, L., James, P. A., Egan, B. M., Ardery, G., Chrischilles, E. A., Ecklund, D., Vander Weg, M. & Vaughn, T. (2013). Similar blood pressure values across racial and economic groups: baseline data from a group randomized clinical trial. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 15(6), 404-12. PMID: 23730989.

Demik, D. E., Vander Weg, M. W., Lundt, E. S., Coffey, C. S., Ardery, G. & Carter, B. L. (2013). Using theory to predict implementation of a physician-pharmacist collaborative intervention within a practice-based research network. Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP, 9(6), 719-30. PMID: 23506651.

Baldwin, A. S., Rothman, A. J., Vander Weg, M. W. & Christensen, A. J. (2013). Examining causal components and a mediating process underlying self-generated health arguments for exercise and smoking cessation. Health Psychology, 32(12), 1209-17. PMID: 23025303.

Katz, D. A., Holman, J., Johnson, S., Hillis, S. L., Ono, S., Stewart, K., Paez, M., Fu, S., Grant, K., Buchanan, L., Prochazka, A., Battaglia, C., Titler, M. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2013). Implementing smoking cessation guidelines for hospitalized veterans: effects on nurse attitudes and performance. Journal of general internal medicine, 28(11), 1420-9. PMID: 23649783.

Vander Weg, M. W., Cai, X. (2012). Variability in veterans' alcohol use by place of residence. The American journal on addictions / American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addictions, 21(1), 31-7. PMID: 22211344.

Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B. & Cai, X. (2012). Use of routine clinical preventive services among daily smokers, non-daily smokers, former smokers, and never-smokers. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 14(2), 123-30. PMID: 22180595.

Katz, D. A., Vander Weg, M. W., Holman, J., Nugent, A., Baker, L., Johnson, S., Hillis, S. L. & Titler, M. (2012). The Emergency Department Action in Smoking Cessation (EDASC) trial: impact on delivery of smoking cessation counseling. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(4), 409-20. PMID: 22506945.

Howren, M. B., Cai, X., Rosenthal, G. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2012). Associations of health-related quality of life with healthcare utilization status in veterans. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 7(1), 83-92. DOI: 10.1007/s11482-011-9147-5.

Vander Weg, M. W., Rosenthal, G. E. & Vaughan Sarrazin, M. (2012). Smoking bans linked to lower hospitalizations for heart attacks and lung disease among Medicare beneficiaries. Health Aff, 31(12), 2699-707. PMID: 23213154.

Kamath, A. S., Vaughan Sarrazin, M., Vander Weg, M. W., Cai, X., Cullen, J. & Katz, D. A. (2012). Hospital costs associated with smoking in veterans undergoing general surgery. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 214(6), 901-8.e1. PMID: 22502993.

DeBon, M., Vander Weg, M. W., Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Klesges, R. C. & Talcott, G. W. (2011). Drinking and driving and riding with an alcohol impaired driver among United States Air Force recruits. Traffic injury prevention, 12(2), 128-35. PMID: 21469019.

Vander Weg, M. W., Cunningham, C. L., Howren, M. B. & Cai, X. (2011). Tobacco use and exposure in rural areas: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Addictive behaviors, 36(3), 231-6. PMID: 21146318.

Hockenberry, J. M., Timmons, E. J. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2011). Adolescent mental health as a risk factor for smoking onset. Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, 2, 27-35. PMID: 24600273.

Asfar, T., Al-Ali, R., Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W. & Maziak, W. (2011). Are primary health care providers prepared to implement an anti-smoking program in Syria?. Patient Education and Counseling, 85(2), 201-5. PMID: 21168300.

Vander Weg, M. W. (2011). Adverse childhood experiences and cigarette smoking: the 2009 Arkansas and Louisiana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Systems. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 13(7), 616-22. PMID: 21447839.

Reisinger, H. S., Brackett, R. H., Buzza, C. D., Páez, M. B., Gourley, R., Vander Weg, M. W., Christensen, A. J. & Kaboli, P. J. (2011). "All the money in the world …" patient perspectives regarding the influence of financial incentives. Health Services Research, 46(6pt1), 1986-2004. PMID: 21689098.

Cunningham, C., Ono, S., Kaboli, P. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2011). A Qualitative Evaluation of Knowledge of and Attitudes toward VA Smoking Cessation Services. Journal of Smoking Cessation, 6(2), 152-158. DOI: 10.1375/jsc.6.2.152.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P., Martin, R., Luger, T. M., Duff, K. & Dotson, M. M. (2011). Interim analyses from a randomised controlled trial to improve visual processing speed in older adults: the Iowa Healthy and Active Minds Study. BMJ open, 1(2), e000225. PMID: 22106377.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P., Martin, R., Luger, T. M., Duff, K., Goerdt, C., Wolfe, S. & Dotson, M. M. (2011). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to improve cognitive functioning in older adults: the Iowa Healthy and Active Minds Study. BMJ open, 1(2), e000218. PMID: 22021885.

Vander Weg, M., Cunningham, C. (2011). Veterans’ Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Exposure. (1), pp. 1-4. Veterans Rural Health Resource Center-Central Region.

Abrams, T. E., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2011). Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the effect of existing psychiatric comorbidity on subsequent mortality. Psychosomatics, 52(5), 441-9. PMID: 21907063.

Pilling, S. A., Williams, M. B., Brackett, R. H., Gourley, R., Vander Weg, M. W., Christensen, A. J., Kaboli, P. J. & Reisinger, H. S. (2010). Part I, patient perspective: activating patients to engage their providers in the use of evidence-based medicine: a qualitative evaluation of the VA Project to Implement Diuretics (VAPID). Implementation science : IS, 5, 23. PMID: 20298563.

Buzza, C. D., Williams, M. B., Vander Weg, M. W., Christensen, A. J., Kaboli, P. J. & Reisinger, H. S. (2010). Part II, provider perspectives: should patients be activated to request evidence-based medicine? A qualitative study of the VA project to implement diuretics (VAPID). Implementation science : IS, 5, 24. PMID: 20298564.

Peterson, A. L., Vander Weg, M. W. & Jaen, C. (2010). Nicotine and Tobacco Dependence. Advances in Psychotherapy: Evidence-Based Practice Series. Hogrefe & Huber Publishers.

Wolinsky, F. D., Mahncke, H., Vander Weg, M. W., Martin, R., Unverzagt, F. W., Ball, K. K., Jones, R. N. & Tennstedt, S. L. (2010). Speed of processing training protects self-rated in older adults: Enduring effects observed in the multi-site ACTIVE randomized controlled trial. International Psychogeriatrics, 22(3), 470–478. DOI: 10.1017/S1041610209991281.

Karpyak, V. M., Biernacka, J. M., Vander Weg, M. W., Stevens, S. R., Cunningham, J. M., Mrazek, D. A. & Black, J. L. (2010). Interaction of SLC6A4 and DRD2 polymorphisms is associated with a history of delirium tremens. Addiction biology, 15(1), 23-34. PMID: 20002020.

Hockenberry, J. M., Timmons, E. J. & Vander Weg, M. (2010). Smoking, parent smoking, depressed mood, and suicidal ideation in teens. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 12(3), 235-42. PMID: 20100809.

Carter, B. L., Clarke, W., Ardery, G., Weber, C. A., James, P. A., Vander Weg, M., Chrischilles, E. A., Vaughn, T. & Egan, B. M. (2010). A cluster-randomized effectiveness trial of a physician-pharmacist collaborative model to improve blood pressure control. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, 3(4), 418-23. PMID: 20647575.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Martin, R., Unverzagt, F. W., Willis, S. L., Marsiske, M., Rebok, G. W., Morris, J. N., Ball, K. K. & Tennstedt, S. L. (2010). Does cognitive training improve internal locus of control among older adults?. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences, 65(5), 591-8. PMID: 20008028.

Potash, A. E., Karnell, L. H., Christensen, A. J., Vander Weg, M. W. & Funk, G. F. (2010). Continued alcohol use in patients with head and neck cancer. Head & neck, 32(7), 905-12. PMID: 19918984.

Cooper, T. V., Taylor, T., Murray, A., DeBon, M. W., Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C. & Talcott, G. W. (2010). Differences between intermittent and light daily smokers in a population of U.S. military recruits. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 12(5), 465-73. PMID: 20203108.

Wolinsky, F. D., Mahncke, H., Vander Weg, M. W., Martin, R., Unverzagt, F. W., Ball, K. K., Jones, R. N. & Tennstedt, S. L. (2010). Speed of processing training protects self-rated health in older adults: enduring effects observed in the multi-site ACTIVE randomized controlled trial. International psychogeriatrics / IPA, 22(3), 470-8. PMID: 20003628.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Martin, R., Unverzagt, F. W., Ball, K. K., Jones, R. N. & Tennstedt, S. L. (2009). The effect of speed-of-processing training on depressive symptoms in ACTIVE. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 64(4), 468-72. PMID: 19181719.

Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Klesges, R. C., Massey, V., Vander Weg, M. W. & DeBon, M. (2009). Relationship between smoking status and body weight in a military population of young adults. Addictive behaviors, 34(4), 400-2. PMID: 19095360.

Katz, D., Vander Weg, M., Fu, S., Prochazka, A., Grant, K., Buchanan, L., Tinkelman, D., Reisinger, H. S., Brooks, J., Hillis, S. L., Joseph, A. & Titler, M. (2009). A before-after implementation trial of smoking cessation guidelines in hospitalized veterans. Implementation science : IS, 4, 58. PMID: 19744339.

Wolinsky, F. D., Mahncke, H. W., Vander Weg, M. W., Martin, R., Unverzagt, F. W., Ball, K. K., Jones, R. N. & Tennstedt, S. L. (2009). The ACTIVE cognitive training interventions and the onset of and recovery from suspected clinical depression. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences, 64(5), 577-85. PMID: 19617456.

Vander Weg, M. W., Peterson, A. L., Ebbert, J. O., Debon, M., Klesges, R. C. & Haddock, C. K. (2008). Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruits. Addictive behaviors, 33(1), 69-82. PMID: 17706889.

Asfar, T., Vander Weg, M., Maziak, W., Hammal, F., Eissenberg, T. & Ward, K. D. (2008). Outcomes and adherence in Syria’s first smoking cessation trial. American Journal of Health Behaviors, 32, 146-156. PMID: 18052855.

Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C., Ebbert, J. O., Lichty, E. J., DeBon, M., North, F., Schroeder, D. R. & Dubbert, P. M. (2008). Trial design: blood pressure control and weight gain prevention in prehypertensive and hypertensive smokers: the treatment and prevention study. Contemporary clinical trials, 29(2), 281-92. PMID: 17716953.

Sood, A., Ebbert, J. O., Schroeder, D. R., Croghan, I. T., Sood, R., Vander Weg, M. W., Wong, G. Y. & Hays, J. T. (2007). Gabapentin for smoking cessation: a preliminary investigation of efficacy. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 9(2), 291-8. PMID: 17365760.

Ebbert, J. O., Dale, L. C., Severson, H., Croghan, I. T., Rasmussen, D. F., Schroeder, D. R., Vander Weg, M. W. & Hurt, R. D. (2007). Nicotine lozenges for the treatment of smokeless tobacco use. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 9(2), 233-40. PMID: 17365754.

Klesges, R. C., Klesges, L. M., Vander Weg, M. W., DeBon, M., Poston, W. S., Ebbert, J., Hays, J. T. & Haddock, C. K. (2007). Characteristics of Air Force personnel who choose pharmacological aids for smoking cessation following an involuntary tobacco ban and tobacco control program. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 26(5), 588-97. PMID: 17845110.

Haddock, C. K., Pyle, S. A., DeBon, M., Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C., Peterson, A. L. & Poston, W. S. (2007). Cigarette use among two cohorts of U.S. Air Force recruits, compared with secular trends. Military medicine, 172(3), 288-94. PMID: 17436774.

Ebbert, J. O., Haddock, C. K., Vander Weg, M., Klesges, R. C., Poston, W. S. & DeBon, M. (2006). Predictors of smokeless tobacco initiation in a young adult military cohort. American journal of health behavior, 30(1), 103-12. PMID: 16430325.

Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Sell, M. A., Scarinci, I. C. & Read, M. C. (2006). Characteristics and Correlates of Quitting Among Black and White Low-income Pregnant Smokers. American Journal of Health Behavior, 30(6), 651–662. DOI: 10.5993/AJHB.30.6.11.

Levine, J. A., Vander Weg, M. W. & Klesges, R. C. (2006). Increasing non-exercise activity thermogenesis: a NEAT way to increase energy expenditure in your patients. Obesity Management, 2, 146-151.

Ebbert, J. O., Haddock, C. K., Vander Weg, M., Klesges, R. C., Poston, W. S. & DeBon, M. (2006). Predictors of smokeless tobacco initiation in a young adult military cohort. American Journal of Health Behavior, 30(1), 103–112. DOI: 10.5993/AJHB.30.1.10.

Levine, J. A., Vander Weg, M. W., Hill, J. O. & Klesges, R. C. (2006). Non-exercise activity thermogenesis: the crouching tiger hidden dragon of societal weight gain. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 26(4), 729-36. PMID: 16439708.

Vander Weg, M. W., DeBon, M., Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Klesges, R. C. & Relyea, G. E. (2006). Binge drinking, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who had been drinking heavily among Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Personnel. Military Medicine, 171(2), 177-83. PMID: 16578992.

Haddock, C. K., Poston, W. S., Pyle, S. A., Klesges, R. C., Vander Weg, M. W., Peterson, A. & Debon, M. (2006). The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey. Health and quality of life outcomes, 4, 57. PMID: 16939653.

Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Relyea, G., Debon, M. & Klesges, R. C. (2006). Waterpipe smoking among American military recruits. Preventive Medicine, 43(2), 92-7. PMID: 16675003.

Klesges, R. C., DeBon, M., Vander Weg, M. W., Haddock, C. K., Lando, H. A., Relyea, G. E., Peterson, A. L. & Talcott, G. W. (2006). Efficacy of a tailored tobacco control program on long-term use in a population of U.S. military troops. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 74(2), 295-306. PMID: 16649874.

Ward, K. D., Hammal, F., Vander Weg, M. W., Eissenberg, T., Asfar, T., Rastam, S. & Maziak, W. (2005). Are waterpipe users interested in quitting?. Nicotine & tobacco research: official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 7(1), 149-156. PMID: 15804687.

Boutelle, K. N., Dubbert, P. & Vander Weg, M. (2005). A pilot study evaluating a minimal contact telephone and mail weight management intervention for primary care patients. Eating and weight disorders : EWD, 10(1), e1-5. PMID: 16682848.

Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C. & DeBon, M. (2005). Relationship between smokeless tobacco use and body weight in young adult military recruits. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 7(2), 301-5. PMID: 16036288.

Vander Weg, M. W., DeBon, M., Peterson, A. L., Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Klesges, R. C. & Relyea, G. E. (2005). Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruits. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 7(3), 431-41. PMID: 16085511.

Poston, W. S., Haddock, C. K., Peterson, A. L., Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C., Pinkston, M. M. & DeBon, M. (2005). Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruits. Preventive medicine, 40(5), 602-9. PMID: 15749145.

Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Read, M. C., Sell, M. A. & Beech, B. M. (2005). Testicular cancer awareness and self-examination among adolescent males in a community-based youth organization. Preventive medicine, 41(2), 386-98. PMID: 15917035.

Haddock, C. K., Lando, H. A., Pyle, S., DeBon, M., Vander Weg, M., Klesges, R. C., Peterson, A. L. & Relyea, G. (2005). Prediction of adult-onset smoking initiation among U.S. Air Force recruits using the pierce susceptibility questionnaire. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 28, 424-429. PMID: 15894145.

Vander Weg, M. W., Ward, K. D., Scarinci, I. C., Read, M. C. & Evans, C. B. (2004). Smoking-related Correlates of Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Pregnant Women. American Journal of Health Behavior, 28(6), 510–521.

Vander Weg, M. W., Watson, J. M., Klesges, R. C., Eck Clemens, L. H., Slawson, D. L. & McClanahan, B. S. (2004). Development and cross-validation of a prediction equation for estimating resting energy expenditure in healthy African-American and European-American women. European journal of clinical nutrition, 58(3), 474-80. PMID: 14985686.

Dubbert, P. M., Vander Weg, M. W., Kirchner, K. A. & Shaw, B. (2004). Evaluation of the 7-day physical activity recall in urban and rural men. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 36(9), 1646-54. PMID: 15354050.

Grieve, F. G., Vander Weg, M. W. (2003). Desire to eat high- and low-fat foods following a low-fat dietary intervention. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 35(2), 98-102. PMID: 12725716.

Grieve, F. G., Vander Weg, M. W. (2003). Desire to eat high- and low-fat foods following a low-fat dietary intervention. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 35(2), 98–104. DOI: 10.1016/S1499-4046(06)60046-8.

Watson, J. M., Scarinci, I. C., Klesges, R. C., Murray, D. M., Vander Weg, M. W., DeBon, M., Eck-Clemens, L. H., Slawson, D. L. & McClanahan, B. (2003). Relationships among smoking status, ethnicity, socioeconomic indicators, and lifestyle variables in a biracial sample of women. Preventive medicine, 37(2), 138-47. PMID: 12855213.

Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C., Kovach, K. W., Elrod, M. C., DeBon, M., Haddock, C. K., Talcott, G. W. & Lando, H. A. (2003). Characteristics of highly physically active smokers in a population of young adult military recruits. Addictive behaviors, 28(8), 1405-18. PMID: 14512063.

Robinson, L. A., Vander Weg, M. W., Riedel, B. W., Klesges, R. C. & McLain-Allen, B. (2003). "Start to stop": results of a randomised controlled trial of a smoking cessation programme for teens. Tobacco control, 12 Suppl 4, IV26-33. PMID: 14645937.

Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Kovach, K. W., Klesges, R. C., DeBon, M. W., Haddock, C. K., Talcott, G. W. & Lando, H. A. (2002). Ethnic and gender differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult air force recruits. American journal of health promotion : AJHP, 16(5), 259-66. PMID: 12053437.

Ward, K. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Kovach, K. W., Klesges, R. C., DeBon, M. W., Haddock, C. K., Talcott, G. W. & Lando, H. A. (2002). Ethnic and gender differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult Air Force recruits. American Journal of Health Promotion, 16(5), 259–266. DOI: 10.4278/0890-1171-16.5.259.

Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C., Eck Clems, L. H., Meyers, A. W. & Pascale, R. W. (2001). The relationships between ethnicity, gender, and short-term changes in energy balance following smoking cessation. International Journal of behavioral Medicine, 8, 166-177.

Haddock, C. K., Vander Weg, M. W., DeBon, M., Klesges, R. C., Talcott, G. W., Lando, H. & Peterson, A. L. (2001). Evidence that smokeless tobacco use is a gateway for smoking initiation in young adult males. Preventive Medicine, 32, 262-267. PMID: 11277684.

Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C. & Ward, K. D. (2000). Differences in resting energy expenditure between black and white smokers: implications for postcessation weight gain. European journal of clinical nutrition, 54(12), 895-9. PMID: 11114688.