Publications and Presentations
Peer Reviewed Publications
Loukas, A., Batanova, M.D., Velazquez, C.E., Lang, W.J., Sneden, G.G., Pasch, K.E., Karn, S.S., & Robertson, T. (in press). Who uses snus? A study of Texas adolescents. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntr205.
Horton, K.D. & Loukas, A. (in press). Discrimination, Religious Coping, and Tobacco Use Among White, African American, and Mexican American Vocational School Students. Journal of Religion and Health. DOI 10.1007/s10943-011-9462-z.
Araujo, V.A., Loukas, A., & Gottlieb, N.H. (2011). Vocational student tobacco use: Examining differences between light and heavy smokers. Health Education Journal, 70, 67-75. DOI: 10.1177/0017896910369413.
Loukas, A., Murphy, J.L., & Gottlieb, N.H. (2008). Cigarette smoking and cessation among trade/technical school students in Texas. Journal of American College Health, 56, 401-407.
Loukas, A., Garcia, M., & Gottlieb, N. (2006). Texas college students’ opinions of no-smoking policies, secondhand smoke and friend smoking. Journal of American College Health, 55, 27-32.
Loukas, A., Spaulding, C., & Gottlieb, N.H. (2006). Examining the perspectives of Texas
minors cited for possession of tobacco. Health Promotion Practice, 7, 197-205.
Gottlieb, N.H., Loukas, A., Corrao, M., McAlister, A., Snell, C., & Huang, P.P. (2004). Minors' tobacco possession law violations and tolerance for deviance: Implications for tobacco control. Tobacco Control, 13, 237-243.
Loukas, A. (March, 2012). Adolescent Concurrent Use of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products. Presented at the National Cancer Institute’s Smokeless Tobacco Grantee Meeting. Houston, TX.
Loukas, A. (May, 2011). Adolescent Snus Use: Findings from Texas. Presented at the 6th National Summit on Smokeless and Spit Tobacco. Austin, TX.
Lang, W., Velazquez, C., Loukas, A., & Batanova, M. (May, 2011). Examining differences in youth tobacco users: How are snus users different from other tobacco users? Poster presented at the 6th National Smokeless and Spit Tobacco Summit, Austin, TX.
Karn, S., Batanova, M., Lang, W., Loukas, A., Robertson, T., & Sneden, G.G. (April, 2011). Tobacco Cessation Referrals to the Quitline: A Systems Change Model. Presented at the Healthcare Delivery Systems Symposium, Austin, TX.
Horton, K.D., Herrera, D.E., & Loukas, A. (November, 2009). Stressed, depressed, and smoking? A qualitative study of smoking among vocational school students. Poster Presented at the Society of Public Health Education, Philadelphia, PA. NOTE: Awarded Most Effective Poster Presentation by attendees of the meeting
Loukas, A., & Horton, K.D. (June, 2009). Stress, depressive symptoms, and cigarette use in vocational school students. Poster presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Phoenix, AZ.
Horton, K.D., & Loukas, A. (June, 2009). Discrimination, religious coping, and current tobacco use among vocational school students. Poster presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Phoenix, AZ.
Loukas, A. (October, 2007). Examining the moderators of racial/ethnic discrimination and tobacco use. Poster Presented at the 2007 National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Minneapolis, MN.
Murphy, J.L., Loukas, A., & Gottlieb, N.H. (July, 2006). Tobacco use among trade and technical school students: A disparate population. Poster presented at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Washington, DC.