University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Stella A. Bialous, RN, DrPH

Stella A. Bialous, RN, DrPH

Assoc Professor in Residence, Dept. of Social & Behavioral Sciences, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Tobacco Control

Education

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, BSN, 1985, Nursing
The Johns Hopkins University, MScN, 1990, Nursing
University of California, Berkeley, MPH, 1994, Public Health
University of California, San Francisco, DrPH, 1999, Public Health


Professional Experience

  • 1985 - 1990
    Charge nurse and acting head nurse, Federal University of Rio the Janeiro Hospital
  • 1990 - 1991
    Consultant for Nursing and Health Education, National Cancer Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1991 - 1992
    Director, Cancer Education Division, National Cancer Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
  • 1992 - 1993
    Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • 1992 - 1999
    Post-Graduate Research Assistant, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999 - 2000
    Global Health Leadership Fellow, World Health Organization
  • 2001 - 2002
    Public Policy Analyst, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 
  • 2000 - present
    President, Tobacco Policy International
  • 2000 - present
    Associate Professor in Residence, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, School of Nursing, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 2005
    Media Award for the Tobacco Free Nurses Initiative, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2006
    Elected Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2006
    Ad Q award for outstanding advertising (1 of the 10 most memorable ads from a national reader survey) for Tobacco Free Nurses advertisements
  • 2009
    Marian Barriett Lecture, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012
    Distinguished Merit Award, International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care
  • 2014-2018
    President, International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care

Selected Publications

  1. Crosbie E, Thomson G, Freeman B, Bialous S. Advancing progressive health policy to reduce NCDs amidst international commercial opposition: Tobacco standardised packaging in Australia. Glob Public Health. 2018 Feb 27; 1-14.
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  2. Bialous SA, Glantz SA. The Challenges of Monitoring Illicit Trade Should Not Obscure the Success of Tobacco Tax Policy. Am J Public Health. 2018 Feb; 108(2):161-163.
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  3. van der Eijk Y, McDaniel PA, Glantz SA, Bialous SA. United Nations Global Compact: an 'Inroad' into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry. Tob Control. 2017 Nov 02.
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  4. Perez CA, Silva VLDCE, Bialous SA. Analysis of the tobacco industry's interference in the enforcement of health warnings on tobacco products in Brazil. Cad Saude Publica. 2017 Oct 19; 33Suppl 3(Suppl 3):e00120715.
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  5. Lencucha R, Drope J, Bialous SA, Richter AP, Silva VLDCE. Institutions and the implementation of tobacco control in Brazil. Cad Saude Publica. 2017 Oct 19; 33Suppl 3(Suppl 3):e00168315.
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  6. Drope J, McGrady B, Bialous SA, Lencucha R, Silva VLDCE. Conceptualizing threats to tobacco control from international economic agreements: the Brazilian experience. Cad Saude Publica. 2017 Oct 19; 33Suppl 3(Suppl 3):e00168515.
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  7. Turci SRB, Medeiros A, Carvalho DDCES, Cavalcante TM, Bialous SA, Johns P, Silva VLDCE. The Observatory of Tobacco Industry Strategies: a new perspective for monitoring the industry's interference in tobacco control policies in Brazil and the world. Cad Saude Publica. 2017 09 21; 33Suppl 3(Suppl 3):e00148515.
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  8. van der Eijk Y, Petersen AB, Bialous SA. E-cigarette use in pregnancy: a human rights-based approach to policy and practice. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017 Nov; 96(11):1283-1288.
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  9. Sarna L, Bialous SA, Wells M, Brook J. Impact of a webcast on nurses' delivery of tobacco dependence treatment. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Jan; 27(1-2):e91-e99.
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  10. Egbe CO, Bialous SA, Glantz SA. Avoiding "A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond": The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Jul 01; 19(7):877-887.
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  11. Bialous SA, Sarna L. Lung Cancer and Tobacco: What Is New? Nurs Clin North Am. 2017 03; 52(1):53-63.
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  12. Kulik MC, Bialous SA, Munthali S, Max W. Tobacco growing and the sustainable development goals, Malawi. Bull World Health Organ. 2017 May 01; 95(5):362-367.
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  13. Bialous SA, Sarna L, Wells MJ, Brook JK, Kralikova E, Pankova A, Zatonski W, Przewozniak K. Impact of Online Education on Nurses' Delivery of Smoking Cessation Interventions With Implications for Evidence-Based Practice. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2017 Oct; 14(5):367-376.
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  14. Králíková E, Felbrová V, Kulovaná S, Malá K, Nohavová I, Roubícková E, Pánková A, Bialous SA, Wells MJ, Brook J, Sarna L. Nurses' Attitudes toward Intervening with Smokers: Their Knowledge, Opinion and E-Learning Impact. Cent Eur J Public Health. 2016 12; 24(4):272-275.
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  15. So WK, Chan RJ, Truant T, Trevatt P, Bialous SA, Barton-Burke M. Global Perspectives on Cancer Health Disparities: Impact, Utility, and Implications for Cancer Nursing. Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs. 2016 Oct-Dec; 3(4):316-323.
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  16. Sarna L, Bialous SA. Implementation of Tobacco Dependence Treatment Programs in Oncology Settings. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2016 08; 32(3):187-96.
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  17. Beck SL, Bialous S, Ben-Gal Y. The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care: Position Statements Can Aid Nurses to Think Globally and Act Locally. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2016 Mar; 43(2):253-5.
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  18. Bialous SA. Vision of Professional Development of Oncology Nursing in the World. Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs. 2016 Jan-Mar; 3(1):25-27.
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  19. Bialous SA, Sarna L. ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement. Cancer Nurs. 2016 Jan-Feb; 39(1):80-1.
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  20. Heath J, Hollen PJ, Bialous SA, Coyne B, Sarna L. Few U.S. schools of nursing on campuses with smoke-free policies: A Call for Action. Nurs Outlook. 2016 May-Jun; 64(3):271-8.
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