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

Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

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


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

Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

Research Interests

Marijuana Smoking; Residence Characteristics; Alcohol Drinking; Urban Population; Adolescent Behavior
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Contact Information

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


Recent Publications

Tobacco product use and mental health status among young adults. King JL, Reboussin BA, Spangler J, Cornacchione Ross J, Sutfin EL.. Addict Behav. 2018;77():67-72.

Trends in point-of-sale tobacco marketing around college campuses: opportunities for enhanced tobacco control efforts. Wagoner KG, Sutfin EL, Song E, King JL, Egan KL, Reboussin B, Debinski B, Spangler J, Wolfson M.. J Am Coll Health. 2018;66(3):145-154.

The impact of the urban neighborhood environment on marijuana trajectories during emerging adulthood. Reboussin BA, Ialongo NS, Green KM, Furr-Holden DM, Johnson RM, Milam AJ.. Prev Sci. 2018;():.

Developmental patterns of adolescent marijuana and alcohol use and their joint association with sexual risk behavior and outcomes in young adulthood. Green KM, Musci RJ, Matson PA, Johnson RM, Reboussin BA, Ialongo NS.. J Urban Health. 2017;94(1):115-124.

Establishing the measurement invariance of the very short form of the infant behavior questionnaire revised for mothers who vary on race and poverty status. Leerkes EM, Su J, Reboussin BA, Daniel SS, Payne CC, Grzywacz JG.. J Pers Assess. 2017;99(1):94-103.

Small-group randomized controlled trial to increase condom use and HIV testing among Hispanic/Latino gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. Rhodes SD, Alonzo J, Mann L, Song EY, Tanner AE, Arellano JE, Rodriguez-Celedon R, Garcia M, Freeman A, Reboussin BA, Painter TM.. Am J Public Health. 2017;107(6):969-976.

Developing a point-of-sale health communication campaign for cigarillos and waterpipe tobacco. Sutfin EL, Cornacchione Ross J, Lazard AJ, Orlan E, Suerken CK, Wiseman KD, Reboussin BA, Wolfson M, Noar SM.. Health Commun. 2017;():.

The HIV risk profiles of Latino sexual minorities and transgender persons who use websites or apps designed for social and sexual networking. Sun CJ, Reboussin B, Mann L, Garcia M, Rhodes SD.. Health Educ Behav. 2016;43(1):86-93.

Outcomes associated with adolescent marijuana and alcohol use among urban young adults: a prospective study. Green KM, Musci RJ, Johnson RM, Matson PA, Reboussin BA, Ialongo NS.. Addict Behav. 2016;53():155-160.

Clustering of Black adolescent marijuana use in low-income, urban neighborhoods. Reboussin BA, Milam AJ, Green KM, Ialongo NS, Furr-Holden CD.. J Urban Health. 2016;93(1):109-116.

Racial differences and the role of neighborhood in the sequencing of marijuana and tobacco initiation among urban youth. Green KM, Johnson RM, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden D, Ialongo NS, Reboussin BA.. Subst Abus. 2016;37(4):507-510.

Evaluating nighttime observational measures of neighborhood disorder: validity of the nighttime NIfETy assessment. Milam AJ, Johnson RM, Nesoff ED, Reboussin BA, Furr-Holden CD.. J Environ Psychol. 2016;45():97-102.

Marijuana use trajectories and academic outcomes among college students. Suerken CK, Reboussin BA, Egan KL, Sutfin EL, Wagoner KG, Spangler J, Wolfson M.. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016;162():137-145.

Reducing HIV risk among Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men: qualitative analysis of behavior change intentions by participants in a small-group intervention. Alonzo J, Mann L, Tanner AE, Sun CJ, Painter TM, Freeman A, Reboussin BA, Song E, Rhodes SD.. J AIDS Clin Res. 2016;7(5):.

Nonstandard maternal work schedules and infant mental health in impoverished families: a brief report. Grzywacz JG, Leerkes EM, Reboussin BA, Suerken CK, Payne CC, Daniel SS.. Infant Behav Dev. 2016;45(Pt A):18-21.

Depressive symptoms among Latino sexual minority men and Latina transgender women in a new settlement state: the role of perceived discrimination. Sun CJ, Ma A, Tanner AE, Mann L, Reboussin BA, Garcia M, Alonzo J, Rhodes SD.. Depress Res Treat. 2016;2016():4972854.

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

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

The impact of local immigration enforcement policies on the health of immigrant Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. 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.. Am J Public Health. 2015;105(2):329-337.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The role of smokeless tobacco use in smoking persistence among male college students. Wolfson M, Suerken CK, Egan KL, Sutfin EL, Reboussin BA, Wagoner KG, Spangler J.. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015;41(6):541-546.

Measuring negative emotionality using the infant behavior questionnaire-revised very short form in a low income, diverse sample. Van Schagen Johnson A, Leerkes EM, Reboussin BA, Daniel SS, Payne CC, Grzywacz JG.. Infant Behav Dev. 2015;42():100-103.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Tanner AE, Reboussin BA, Mann L, Ma A, Song E, Alonzo J, Rhodes SD.. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014;25(4):1679-1697.

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

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

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

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

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

Using community-based participatory research (CBPR) to develop a community-level HIV prevention intervention for Latinas: a local response to a global challenge. 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.. Womens Health Issues. 2012;22(3):e293-e301.

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

Social dominance in female monkeys: dopamine receptor function and cocaine reinforcement. 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.. Biol Psychiatry. 2012;72(5):414-421.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Beth A. Reboussin, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

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