Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-5213 | Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • B.S., Loyola College in Maryland, 1989
  • Sc.M., Sch Hyg & PH,Johns Hopkins U, 1992
  • Ph.D., Sch Hyg & PH,Johns Hopkins U, 1995


  • Am Statistical Assoc
  • Biometric Society
  • Coll on Probs of Drug Dependen
  • Soc Of Prevention Research
Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Social Sciences & Health Policy

Research Interests

cognition/learning, epidemiology, growth & development, maternal & child health, mental disorders/psychiatry/ps, minority health issues, radiology imaging/nuclear medi, substance abuse

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-5213 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Reboussin BA, Ialongo NS, Green KM. Influences of behavior and academic problems at school entry on marijuana use transitions during adolescence in an African-American sample. Addict Behav. 2015;41():51-57.

Lipkus IM, Reboussin BA, Wolfson M, Sutfin EL. Assessing and predicting susceptibility to waterpipe tobacco use among college students. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015;17(9):1120-1125.

Rhodes SD, Mann L, Siman FM, Song E, Alonzo J, Downs M, Lawlor E, Martinez O, Sun CJ, O'Brien MC, Reboussin BA, Hall MA. The impact of local immigration enforcement policies on the health of immigrant Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2015;105(2):329-337.

Furr-Holden CD, Lee MH, Johnson R, Milam AJ, Duncan A, Reboussin BA, Leaf PJ, Ialongo NS. Neighborhood environment and marijuana use in urban young adults. Prev Sci. 2015;16(2):268-278.

McNamara RS, Y Song E, Reboussin BA, Spangler J, Pockey JR, Kimes C, Foley KL, Sutfin EL. Motivational interviewing intervention with college student tobacco users: providers' beliefs and behaviors. J Am Coll Health. 2015;63(4):286-290.

Sutfin EL, Reboussin BA, Debinski B, Wagoner KG, Spangler J, Wolfson M. The impact of trying electronic cigarettes on cigarette smoking by college students: a prospective analysis. Am J Public Health. 2015;105(8):e83-e89.

Reboussin BA, Green KM, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden DM, Johnson RM, Ialongo NS. The role of neighborhood in urban black adolescent marijuana use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015;154():69-75.

Sutfin EL, Sparks A, Pockey JR, Suerken CK, Reboussin BA, Wagoner KG, Spangler J, Wolfson M. First tobacco product tried: associations with smoking status and demographics among college students. Addict Behav. 2015;51():152-157.

Sun CJ, Reboussin B, Mann L, Garcia M, Rhodes SD. The HIV risk profiles of Latino sexual minorities and transgender persons who use websites or apps designed for social and sexual networking. Health Educ Behav. 2015;():.

Egan KL, Suerken CK, Reboussin BA, Spangler J, Wagoner KG, Sutfin EL, Debinski B, Wolfson M. K2 and Spice use among a cohort of college students in southeast region of the USA. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015;41(4):317-322.

Wolfson M, Pockey JR, Reboussin BA, Sutfin EL, Egan KL, Wagoner KG, Spangler JG. First-year college students' interest in trying dissolvable tobacco products. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014;134():309-313.

Suerken CK, Reboussin BA, Sutfin EL, Wagoner KG, Spangler J, Wolfson M. Prevalence of marijuana use at college entry and risk factors for initiation during freshman year. Addict Behav. 2014;39(1):302-307.

Sutfin EL, Song EY, Reboussin BA, Wolfson M. What are young adults smoking in their hookahs? A latent class analysis of substances smoked. Addict Behav. 2014;39(7):1191-1196.

Wagoner KG, Song EY, Egan KL, Sutfin EL, Reboussin BA, Spangler J, Wolfson M. E-cigarette availability and promotion among retail outlets near college campuses in two southeastern states. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014;16(8):1150-1155.

Daniel-Ulloa J, Reboussin BA, Gilbert PA, Mann L, Alonzo J, Downs M, Rhodes SD. Predictors of heavy episodic drinking and weekly drunkenness among immigrant Latinos in North Carolina. Am J Mens Health. 2014;8(4):339-348.

Reboussin BA, Green KM, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden CD, Ialongo NS. Neighborhood environment and urban African American marijuana use during high school. J Urban Health. 2014;91(6):1189-1201.

Tanner AE, Reboussin BA, Mann L, Ma A, Song E, Alonzo J, Rhodes SD. Factors influencing health care access perceptions and care-seeking behaviors of immigrant Latino sexual minority men and transgender individuals: baseline findings from the HOLA intervention study. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014;25(4):1679-1697.

Spangler J, Song E, Pockey J, Sutfin EL, Reboussin BA, Wagoner K, Wolfson M. Correlates of smokeless tobacco use among first year college students. Health Educ J. 2014;73(6):693-701.

Reboussin BA, Song EY, Wolfson M. Protective effects of drinking with parents in youth: the authors respond [letter]. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2013;74(2):354-355.

Rhodes SD, Daniel J, Song E-Y, Alonzo J, Downs M, Reboussin BA. Social support among immigrant Latino men: a validation study. Am J Health Behav. 2013;37(5):620-628.

Egan KL, Reboussin BA, Blocker JN, Wolfson M, Sutfin EL. Simultaneous use of non-medical ADHD prescription stimulants and alcohol among undergraduate students. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013;131(1-2):71-77.

La Flair LN, Reboussin BA, Storr CL, Letourneau E, Green KM, Mojtabai R, Pacek LR, Alvanzo AA, Cullen B, Crum RM. Childhood abuse and neglect and transitions in stages of alcohol involvement among women: a latent transition analysis approach. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013;132(3):491-498.

Rhodes SD, Kelley C, Siman F, Cashman R, Alonzo J, McGuire J, Wellendorf T, Hinshaw K, Allen AB, Downs M, Brown M, Martinez O, Duck S, Reboussin B. Using community-based participatory research (CBPR) to develop a community-level HIV prevention intervention for Latinas: a local response to a global challenge. Womens Health Issues. 2012;22(3):e293-e301.

Reboussin BA, Preisser JS, Song E-Y, Wolfson M. Sample size estimation for alternating logistic regressions analysis of multilevel randomized community trials of under-age drinking. J R Stat Soc Ser A Stat Soc. 2012;175(3):691-712.

Nader MA, Nader SH, Czoty PW, Riddick NV, Gage HD, Gould RW, Blaylock BL, Kaplan JR, Garg PK, Davies HML, Morton D, Garg S, Reboussin BA. Social dominance in female monkeys: dopamine receptor function and cocaine reinforcement. Biol Psychiatry. 2012;72(5):414-421.

Reboussin BA, Song EY, Wolfson M. Social influences on the clustering of underage risky drinking and its consequences in communities. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2012;73(6):890-898.

Sutfin EL, McCoy TP, Reboussin BA, Wagoner KG, Spangler J, Wolfson M. Prevalence and correlates of waterpipe tobacco smoking by college students in North Carolina. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011;115(1-2):131-136.

Reboussin BA, Song E-Y, Wolfson M. The impact of alcohol outlet density on the geographic clustering of underage drinking behaviors within census tracts. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011;35(8):1541-1549.

Reboussin BA, Preisser JS, Song E-Y, Wolfson M. Geographic clustering of underage drinking and the influence of community characteristics. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010;106(1):38-47.

Reboussin BA, Ialongo NS. Latent transition models with latent class predictors: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder subtypes and high school marijuana use. J R Stat Soc Ser A Stat Soc. 2010;173(Pt 1):145-164.

Song E-Y, Reboussin BA, Foley KL, Kaltenbach LA, Wagoner KG, Wolfson M. Selected community characteristics and underage drinking. Subst Use Misuse. 2009;44(2):179-194.

Sutfin EL, Reboussin BA, McCoy TP, Wolfson M. Are college student smokers really a homogeneous group? A latent class analysis of college student smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2009;11(4):444-454.

Goldston DB, Erkanli A, Mayfield A, Daniel SS, Reboussin BA, Frazier PH, Treadway SL. Psychiatric diagnoses as contemporaneous risk factors for suicide attempts among adolescents and young adults: developmental changes. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2009;77(2):281-290.

Reboussin BA, Ip EH, Wolfson M. Locally dependent latent class models with covariates: an application to under-age drinking in the USA. J R Stat Soc Ser A Stat Soc. 2008;171(4):877-897.

Goldston DB, Walsh A, Arnold EM, Reboussin B, Daniel SS, Nutter D, Hickman E, Palmes G, Snider E, Wood FB. Reading problems, psychiatric disorders, and functional impairment from mid- to late adolescence. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007;46(1):25-32.

Crandall SJS, Reboussin BA, Michielutte R, Anthony JE, Naughton MJ. Medical students' attitudes toward underserved patients: a longitudinal comparison of problem-based and traditional medical curricula. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2007;12(1):71-86.

Czoty PW, Reboussin BA, Calhoun TL, Nader SH, Nader MA. Long-term cocaine self-administration under fixed-ratio and second-order schedules in monkeys. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2007;191(2):287-295.

Czoty PW, Gage HD, Nader SH, Reboussin BA, Bounds M, Nader MA. PET imaging of dopamine D2 receptor and transporter availability during acquisition of cocaine self-administration in rhesus monkeys. J Addict Med. 2007;1(1):33-39.

Martelle JL, Claytor R, Ross JT, Reboussin BA, Newman AH, Nader MA. Effects of two novel D3-selective compounds, NGB 2904 [N-(4-(4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)piperazin-1-yl)butyl)-9H-fluorene-2-carboxamide] and CJB 090 [N-(4-(4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)piperazin-1-yl)butyl)-4-(pyridin-2-yl)benzami e],. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2007;321(2):573-582.

Reboussin BA, Hubbard S, Ialongo NS. Marijuana use patterns among African-American middle-school students: a longitudinal latent class regression analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007;90(1):12-24.

Preisser JS, Reboussin BA, Song E-Y, Wolfson M. The importance and role of intracluster correlations in planning cluster trials. Epidemiology. 2007;18(5):552-560.

Bischoff WE, Tucker BK, Wallis ML, Reboussin BA, Pfaller MA, Hayden FG, Sherertz RJ. Preventing the airborne spread of Staphylococcus aureus by persons with the common cold: effect of surgical scrubs, gowns, and masks. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007;28(10):1148-1154.

Reboussin BA, Song E-Y, Shrestha A, Lohman KK, Wolfson M. A latent class analysis of underage problem drinking: evidence from a community sample of 16-20 year olds. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2006;83(3):199-209.

Reboussin BA, Anthony JC. Is there epidemiological evidence to support the idea that a cocaine dependence syndrome emerges soon after onset of cocaine use?. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2006;31(9):2055-2064.

Bischoff WE, Wallis ML, Tucker BK, Reboussin BA, Pfaller MA, Hayden FG, Sherertz RJ. 'Gesundheit!' Sneezing, common colds, allergies, and Staphylococcus aureus dispersion. J Infect Dis. 2006;194(8):1119-1126.

Daniel SS, Walsh AK, Goldston DB, Arnold EM, Reboussin BA, Wood FB. Suicidality, school dropout, and reading problems among adolescents. J Learn Disabil. 2006;39(6):507-514.

Goldston DB, Reboussin BA, Daniel SS. Predictors of suicide attempts: state and trait components. J Abnorm Psychol. 2006;115(4):842-849.

Lamon-Fava S, Mayer J, Herrington DM, Reboussin DM, Schaefer EJ, Asztalos BF, Mayer J. High density lipoprotein subpopulations and lipoprotein remnants: effects of hormonal replacement therapy and association with baseline coronary atherosclerosis in the Estrogen Replacement and Atherosclerosis (ERA) trial [abstract]. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):255.

Reboussin BA, Lohman KK, Wolfson M. Modeling adolescent drug use patterns in cluster-unit trials with multiple sources of correlation using robust latent class regressions. Ann Epidemiol. 2006;16(11):850-859.

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Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Social Sciences & Health Policy

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