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Michael Weitzman

Co-Investigator

    1975 …2019
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    Research Output 1975 2019

    2019
    Lead

    Effects of exposure to direct and secondhand hookah and e-cigarette aerosols on ambient air quality and cardiopulmonary health in adults and children: Protocol for a panel study

    Shearston, J., Lee, L., Eazor, J., Meherally, S., Park, S. H., Vilcassim, M. J. R., Weitzman, M. & Gordon, T., Jun 1 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 6, e029490.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Aerosols
    Tobacco Products
    Smoking
    Air
    Health
    Tobacco Products
    Tobacco
    Surveys and Questionnaires
    Electronic Cigarettes
    Odds Ratio

    Prevalence, attitudes, behaviours and policy evaluation of midwakh smoking among young people in the United Arab Emirates: Cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

    Jawad, M., Al-Houqani, M., Ali, R., Sayed, Y. E., ElShahawy, O., Weitzman, M. & Sherman, S., Apr 1 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 4, e0215899.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    United Arab Emirates
    policy analysis
    Tobacco
    tobacco use
    cross-sectional studies

    Self-Reported Exposure to ETS (Environmental Tobacco Smoke), Urinary Cotinine, and Oxidative Stress Parameters in Pregnant Women-The Pilot Study

    Argalasova, L., Zitnanova, I., Vondrova, D., Dvorakova, M., Laubertova, L., Jurkovicova, J., Stofko, J., Weitzman, M., Waczulikova, I. & Simko, M., May 13 2019, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 16, 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Cotinine
    Environmental Exposure
    Smoke
    Tobacco
    Pregnant Women
    2018
    Tobacco
    Environmental Exposure
    Pediatrics
    Government Agencies
    Public Policy

    E-Cigarettes: Effects on the fetus

    Jiang, N., Lee, L., Zelikoff, J. T. & Weitzman, M., Mar 1 2018, In : Pediatrics in Review. 39, 3, p. 156-158 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fetus
    Electronic Cigarettes

    Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in relation to behavioral, emotional, social and health indicators of slovak school children

    Sevcikova, L., Babjakova, J., Jurkovicova, J., Samohyl, M., Stefanikova, Z., Machacova, E., Vondrova, D., Janekova, E., Hirosova, K., Filova, A., Weitzman, M. & Argalasova, L., Jul 1 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 7, 1374.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Environmental Exposure
    Smoke
    Tobacco
    Health
    Mental Health

    Patterns of tobacco use in the United Arab Emirates healthy future (UAEHFS) pilot study

    Al-Houqani, M., Leinberger-Jabari, A., Naeemi, A. A., Junaibi, A. A., Zaabi, E. A., Oumeziane, N., Kazim, M., Maskari, F. A., Dhaheri, A. A., Wareth, L. A., Mahmeed, W. A., Alsafar, H., Anouti, F. A., Abdulle, A., Inman, C. K., Hamiz, A. A., Haji, M., Ahn, J., Kirchhoff, T., Hayes, R. B. & 6 others, Ramasamy, R., Schmidt, A. M., Shahawy, O. E., Weitzman, M., Ali, R. & Sherman, S., May 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 5, e0198119.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    tobacco use
    United Arab Emirates
    Tobacco
    Tobacco Use
    Smoking

    Salivary cotinine concentration and carbon monoxide levels in young adults smoking midwakh in comparison with cigarette smokers

    Shaikh, R. B., Sreedharan, J., Al Sharbatti, S., Muttappallymyalil, J., Lee, L. & Weitzman, M., Jul 9 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco Control.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cotinine
    Carbon Monoxide
    Tobacco Products
    nicotine
    young adult

    Types of tobacco consumption and the oral microbiome in the United Arab Emirates Healthy Future (UAEHFS) Pilot Study

    Vallès, Y., Inman, C. K., Peters, B. A., Ali, R., Wareth, L. A., Abdulle, A., Alsafar, H., Anouti, F. A., Dhaheri, A. A., Galani, D., Haji, M., Hamiz, A. A., Hosani, A. A., Houqani, M. A., Junaibi, A. A., Kazim, M., Kirchhoff, T., Mahmeed, W. A., Maskari, F. A., Alnaeemi, A. & 8 others, Oumeziane, N., Ramasamy, R., Schmidt, A. M., Weitzman, M., Zaabi, E. A., Sherman, S., Hayes, R. B. & Ahn, J., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 11327.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    United Arab Emirates
    Microbiota
    Tobacco Use
    Tobacco Products
    Smoking
    2017

    Analysis of state-specific prevalence, regional differences, and correlates of hookah use in U.S. adults, 2012-2013

    Park, S. H., Duncan, D., El Shahawy, O., Shearston, J. A., Lee, L., Tamura, K., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., Nov 1 2017, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 19, 11, p. 1365-1374 10 p., ntw229.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco
    Young Adult
    Geography
    Hispanic Americans
    Tobacco Products

    Characteristics of Adults Who Switched From Cigarette Smoking to E-cigarettes

    Park, S. H., Duncan, D., Shahawy, O. E., Lee, L., Shearston, J. A., Tamura, K., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Smoking
    Tobacco Products
    Public Health
    Logistic Models
    Insurance Benefits
    Infant Formula
    Breast Feeding
    bisphenol A

    Dental, Dental Hygiene, and Advanced Dental Students' Use, Knowledge, and Beliefs Regarding Tobacco Products

    Shearston, J. A., Shah, K., Cheng, E., Moosvi, R., Park, S. H., Patel, N., Spielman, A. & Weitzman, M., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Dental Education. 81, 11, p. 1317-1326 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dental hygiene
    Dental Students
    Oral Hygiene
    Tobacco Products
    nicotine

    Determinants of ETS exposure in a sample of Slovak pregnant women

    Argalášová, L., Ševčíková, S., Jurkovičová, J., Babjaková, J., Janeková, E., Totka, A., Šimko, M. & Weitzman, M., Mar 1 2017, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 32, 1-2, p. 201-205 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco
    Smoke
    nicotine
    Pregnant Women
    Health

    Effects of hookah smoking on indoor air quality in homes

    Weitzman, M., Yusufali, A. H., Bali, F., Vilcassim, M. J. R., Gandhi, S., Peltier, R., Nadas, A., Sherman, S., Lee, L., Hong, Z., Shearston, J., Park, S. H. & Gordon, T., Sep 1 2017, In : Tobacco Control. 26, 5, p. 586-591 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Indoor Air Pollution
    smoking
    Smoking
    air
    Tobacco Products

    Mise en œuvre d’un modèle d’éducation en santé axé sur l’intervention des pairs aux Émirats arabes unis: Lutter contre les comportements à risque des adolescents expatriés

    Translated title of the contribution: Implementation of a peer-mediated health education model in the United Arab Emirates: Addressing risky behaviours among expatriate adolescentsStanley, Z. D., Asfour, L. W., Weitzman, M. & Sherman, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 23, 7, p. 480-485 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    United Arab Emirates
    Health Education
    Education
    Tobacco Use
    Exercise

    Nursing Education to Reduce Use of Tobacco and Alternative Tobacco Products: Change Is Imperative

    Van Devanter, N., Katigbak, C., Naegle, M., Zhou, S., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 23, 6, p. 414-421 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nursing Education
    Tobacco Use
    Tobacco Products
    Tobacco
    Nurses

    Parental Psychological Distress and Family Food Insecurity: Sad Dads in Hungry Homes

    Tseng, K. K., Park, S. H., Shearston, J. A., Lee, L. & Weitzman, M., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 38, 8, p. 611-618 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Food Supply
    Fathers
    Mothers
    Psychology
    Food

    Patterns of electronic cigarette use and level of psychological distress

    Park, S. H., Lee, L., Shearston, J. A. & Weitzman, M., Mar 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 3, e0173625.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cigarettes
    distress
    Tobacco Products
    electronics
    Psychology

    Secondhand hookah smoke: An occupational hazard for hookah bar employees

    Zhou, S., Behrooz, L., Weitzman, M., Pan, G., Vilcassim, R., Mirowsky, J. E., Breysee, P., Rule, A. & Gordon, T., Jan 1 2017, In : Tobacco Control. 26, 1, p. 40-45 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Smoke Pollution
    Carbon Monoxide
    air
    shift work
    employee
    2016
    Nursing Students
    Tobacco Products
    Tobacco Use Cessation
    Counseling
    Nurses

    Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: Much to learn

    Vupputuri, S., Hajat, C., Al-Houqani, M., Osman, O., Sreedharan, J., Ali, R., Crookes, A. E., Zhou, S., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., Mar 1 2016, In : Tobacco Control. 25, 2, p. 236-241 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Middle East
    Tobacco Use
    Tobacco Products
    nicotine
    Tobacco

    Multiple biomarkers for mortality prediction in peripheral arterial disease

    Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., Apr 1 2016, In : Vascular Medicine (United Kingdom). 21, 2, p. 105-112 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Biomarkers
    Mortality
    Albumins
    Creatinine

    New alternative tobacco products - A threat to adolescent health

    Lee, L., Shearston, J. A. & Weitzman, M., Jul 1 2016, In : Pediatrics in Review. 37, 7, p. 310-312 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Products
    Electronic Cigarettes
    Adolescent Health

    Passive and active tobacco exposure and children's lipid profiles

    Zakhar, J., Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., May 1 2016, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 18, 5, p. 982-987 6 p., ntv172.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Smoke Pollution
    Tobacco
    Lipids
    Smoke
    Smoking

    Perceptions of e-Cigarettes and Noncigarette Tobacco Products Among US Youth

    Amrock, S. M., Lee, L. & Weitzman, M., Nov 1 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 5, e20154306.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Products
    Smokeless Tobacco
    Logistic Models
    Electronic Cigarettes
    Safety

    The difference a decade makes: Smoking cessation counseling and screening at pediatric visits

    Cawkwell, P. B., Lee, L., Shearston, J., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., Nov 1 2016, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 18, 11, p. 2100-2105 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Smoking Cessation
    Counseling
    Pediatrics
    Tobacco
    Health Care Surveys
    2015

    Adolescents' perceptions of light and intermittent smoking in the United States

    Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., Feb 1 2015, In : Pediatrics. 135, 2, p. 246-254 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Smoking
    Light
    Confidence Intervals
    Tobacco Products
    Tobacco

    Air quality in New York city hookah bars

    Zhou, S., Weitzman, M., Vilcassim, R., Wilson, J., Legrand, N., Saunders, E., Travers, M., Chen, L. C., Peltier, R. & Gordon, T., Jan 1 2015, In : Tobacco Control. 24, E3, p. e193-e198

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    nicotine
    Air
    air
    Indoor Air Pollution
    Soot

    Alternative tobacco products as a second front in the war on Tobacco

    Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., Oct 13 2015, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 14, p. 1507-1508 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Tobacco Products
    Tobacco
    Warfare

    A review of air quality, biological indicators and health effects of second-hand waterpipe smoke exposure

    Kumar, S. R., Davies, S., Weitzman, M. & Sherman, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Tobacco Control. 24, p. i54-i59

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Smoke Pollution
    Air
    air
    Health
    health

    A Study of the Use, Knowledge, and Beliefs about Cigarettes and Alternative Tobacco Products among Students at One U.S. Medical School

    Zhou, S., Van Devanter, N., Fenstermaker, M., Cawkwell, P., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., Dec 1 2015, In : Academic Medicine. 90, 12, p. 1713-1719 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Medical Schools
    Tobacco Products
    nicotine
    Students
    school

    Perception of e-cigarette harm and its correlation with use among U.S. adolescents

    Amrock, S. M., Zakhar, J., Zhou, S. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 17, 3, p. 330-336 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Products
    Confidence Intervals
    Tobacco
    Logistic Models
    Harm Reduction

    Persistent racial and ethnic differences in location of death for children with cancer

    Cawkwell, P. B., Gardner, S. L. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 62, 8, p. 1403-1408 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neoplasms
    Hispanic Americans
    National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
    Geographic Locations
    Terminal Care

    Powder cocaine and crack use in the United States: An examination of risk for arrest and socioeconomic disparities in use

    Palamar, J. J., Davies, S., Ompad, D. C., Cleland, C. M. & Weitzman, M., Apr 1 2015, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 149, p. 108-116 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Crack Cocaine
    Cocaine
    Powders
    Cracks
    Hispanic Americans

    Prevalence and correlates of hashish use in a national sample of high school seniors in the United States

    Palamar, J. J., Lee, L. & Weitzman, M., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 41, 3, p. 197-205 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cannabis
    Students
    Drug Users
    Hispanic Americans
    United Arab Emirates
    Health Behavior
    Tobacco Use
    Health Promotion
    Habits
    2014

    Adolescent indoor tanning use and unhealthy weight control behaviors

    Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 35, 3, p. 165-171 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tanning
    Behavior Control
    Odds Ratio
    Confidence Intervals
    Weights and Measures

    Adverse psychosocial outcomes associated with drug use among US high school seniors: A comparison of alcohol and marijuana

    Palamar, J. J., Fenstermaker, M., Kamboukos, D., Ompad, D. C., Cleland, C. M. & Weitzman, M., Nov 1 2014, In : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 40, 6, p. 438-446 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cannabis
    Alcohols
    Pharmaceutical Preparations
    Students
    Harm Reduction
    Nutrition Surveys
    Leptin
    C-Reactive Protein
    Mortality
    Confidence Intervals

    Hookah use among adolescents in the United States: Results of a national survey

    Amrock, S. M., Gordon, T., Zelikoff, J. T. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 16, 2, p. 231-237 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Products
    Tobacco
    Odds Ratio
    Students
    Tobacco Use

    Hookah use among US high school seniors

    Palamar, J. J., Zhou, S., Sherman, S. & Weitzman, M., Aug 1 2014, In : Pediatrics. 134, 2, p. 227-234 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Students
    Odds Ratio
    Tobacco Products
    Cannabis
    Social Class

    Parental psychological distress and children's mental health: Results of a national survey

    Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Academic Pediatrics. 14, 4, p. 375-381 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mental Health
    Psychology
    Odds Ratio
    Fathers
    Confidence Intervals

    Physical, behavioral, and cognitive effects of prenatal tobacco and postnatal secondhand smoke exposure

    Zhou, S., Rosenthal, D. G., Sherman, S., Zelikoff, J., Gordon, T. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. 44, 8, p. 219-241 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Smoke Pollution
    Tobacco
    Tobacco Products
    Conduct Disorder
    Sudden Infant Death

    The changing face of tobacco use among united states youth

    Lauterstein, D., Hoshino, R., Gordon, T., Watkins, B. X., Weitzman, M. & Zelikoff, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Current Drug Abuse Reviews. 7, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tobacco Use
    Tobacco Products
    Public Health
    Smokeless Tobacco
    Tobacco Smoke Pollution
    2013

    Characteristics of fathers with depressive symptoms

    Rosenthal, D. G., Learned, N., Liu, Y. H. & Weitzman, M., Jan 1 2013, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 17, 1, p. 119-128 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fathers
    Depression
    Mothers
    Unemployment
    Delivery of Health Care

    Characteristics of mothers with depressive symptoms outside the postpartum period

    Rosenthal, D. G., Learned, N., Liu, Y. H. & Weitzman, M., Aug 1 2013, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 17, 6, p. 1030-1037 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Postpartum Period
    Mothers
    Depression
    Unemployment
    Health Expenditures

    Diverging racial trends in neonatal infantile hemangioma diagnoses, 1979-2006

    Amrock, S. M. & Weitzman, M., Jul 1 2013, In : Pediatric Dermatology. 30, 4, p. 493-494 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hemangioma
    Health Care Surveys
    Newborn Infant
    Research