David Thomas

Menzies School of Health Research

Accepting PhD Students

20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

2019
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A smartphone app to assist smoking cessation among aboriginal Australians: Findings from a pilot randomized controlled trial

Peiris, D., Wright, L., News, M., Rogers, K., Redfern, J., Chow, C. & Thomas, D., 2 Apr 2019, In : JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 7, 4, p. 1-16 16 p., e12745.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Smoking Cessation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mobile Applications
Social Media
Cell Phones
Tobacco
Smoking
Shame
Referral and Consultation
Northern Territory

Engaging with Aboriginal Shire Councils in remote Cape York communities to address smoke-free environments

Cuthbert, K. E., Brown, C., Hammond, M., Williams, T. A., Tayley, D., Deemal-Hall, E. & Thomas, D. P., 4 Oct 2019, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 25, 5, p. 419-423 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoke
Community Health Services
Smoking
Health
Comprehensive Health Care

'I still remember your post about buying smokes': A case study of a remote Aboriginal community-controlled health service using Facebook for tobacco control

Kerrigan, V., Herdman, R. M., Thomas, D. P. & Hefler, M., Oct 2019, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 25, 5, p. A-F 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Community Health Services
Smoke
Tobacco
Smoking
Communication

Predictors and reasons for starting and sustaining quit attempts in a national cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Thomas, D. P., Lyons, L. & Borland, R., Mar 2019, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 38, 3, p. 244-253 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

smoking
Smoking
Motivation
Accidental Falls
Health

Smokefree leadership among the Yolŋu peoples of East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory: a qualitative study

Tane, M. P., Hefler, M. & Thomas, D. P., 24 Jun 2019, In : Global Health Promotion. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Northern Territory
Smoking
Tobacco
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Health

Social media and health information sharing among Australian Indigenous people

Hefler, M., Kerrigan, V., Henryks, J., Freeman, B. & Thomas, D., Aug 2019, In : Health Promotion International. 34, 4, p. 706-715 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Social Media
Information Dissemination
health information
social media
Health Promotion

Social networks and quitting in a national cohort of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Thomas, D. P., Davey, M. E., van der Sterren, A. E., Lyons, L., Hunt, J. M. & Bennet, P. T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 38, 1, p. 82-91 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Social Support
social network
smoking
Smoking
human being
6 Downloads (Pure)

Using Facebook to reduce smoking among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: A participatory grounded action study

Hefler, M., Kerrigan, V., Freeman, B., Boot, G. R. & Thomas, D. P., 21 May 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 1, p. 1-21 21 p., 615.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Social Media
Tobacco
Smoking
Decision Making
Community Networks
2018
Smoking
Northern Territory
Mentors
Tobacco
Referral and Consultation
28 Downloads (Pure)

Australian researchers oppose funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Thomas, D. P., Hefler, M., Bonevski, B., Calma, T., Carapetis, J., Chamberlain, C., Chapman, S., Daube, M., Eades, S., Finlay, S. M., Freeman, B., Lovett, R., MacKenzie, R., Maddox, R. & Wakefield, M., 4 Dec 2018, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 42, 6, p. 506-507 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Smoke
Research Personnel

Cannabis use among two national samples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco smokers

Thomas, D. P., Davey, M. E., Panaretto, K. S. & van der Sterren, A. E., Apr 2018, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 37, S1, p. S394-S403 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cannabis
nicotine
Tobacco
smoking
Smoking

Electronic cigarette use and understanding among a national sample of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Islander smokers

Thomas, D. P., Lusis, N., van der Sterren, A. E. & Borland, R., 19 Jul 2018, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 21, 10, p. 1434-1440 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Sex Distribution
Electronic Cigarettes
Age Distribution

Increasing Australian pharmacy's role in meeting national and international antimicrobial resistance objectives

Keitaanpaa, S., Thomas, D. P., Hefler, M. & Cass, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 48, 5, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health
Health Occupations
Pharmacies
Economics
Anti-Bacterial Agents

No smoker left behind: It’s time to tackle tobacco in australian priority populations

Bonevski, B., Thomas, D. P. & Richmond, R. L., 15 Jan 2018, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 208, 1, p. 52-52e1 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Tobacco
Population
18 Downloads (Pure)

Should a smoking question be added to the Australian 2021 census?

Thomas, D. P. & Scollo, M., Jun 2018, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 42, 3, p. 225-226 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access
File
Censuses
Smoking
2017
24 Downloads (Pure)

Associations between advertising recall and quitting in a national cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Sarin, J., Bennet, P., Davey, M., van der Sterren, A. E., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., Aug 2017, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 41, 4, p. 444-445 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Evidence for a comprehensive approach to Aboriginal tobacco control to maintain the decline in smoking: An overview of reviews among Indigenous peoples

Chamberlain, C., Perlen, S., Brennan, S., Rychetnik, L., Thomas, D., Maddox, R., Alam, N., Banks, E., Wilson, A. & Eades, S., 10 Jul 2017, In : Systematic Reviews. 6, 1, p. 1-28 28 p., 135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Tobacco
Smoking
Health
Mobile Applications
Social Media
3 Downloads (Pure)

Incentives for preventing smoking in children and adolescents

Hefler, M., Liberato, S. C. & Thomas, D. P., 6 Jun 2017, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017, 6, p. 1-51 51 p., CD008645.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Motivation
Smoking
Randomized Controlled Trials
Odds Ratio
Tobacco Use

No smoker left behind: It’s time to tackle tobacco in Australian priority populations

Bonevski, B., Borland, R., Paul, C. L., Richmond, R. L., Farrell, M., Baker, A., Gartner, C. E., Lawn, S., Thomas, D. P. & Walker, N., 21 Aug 2017, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 207, 4, p. 141-142 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

Tobacco
Population

Response to ‘Let's change the conversation’

Thomas, D. P., Panaretto, K. S., Davey, M., Lyons, L. & Borland, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 41, 6, p. 650 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

Open Access
File

The effect of pack warning labels on quitting and related thoughts and behaviors in a national cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Smokers

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Bennet, P., Davey, M., Sarin, J., van der Sterren, A. E., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., Oct 2017, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 19, 10, p. 1163-1171 9 p., ntw396.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Tobacco Products
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Health
Community Health Services
10 Downloads (Pure)

The social determinants and starting and sustaining quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Thomas, D. P., Panaretto, K. S., Davey, M., Briggs, V. & Borland, R., Jun 2017, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 41, 3, p. 230-236 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Vulnerable Populations
Smoke
Tobacco Products
Tobacco
Smoking
2016
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Disabled Children
Caregivers
Communication
Interviews
Qualitative Research

Constituents of smoke from cigarettes made from diverted nicotine replacement therapy patches

Morrissey, H., Ball, P., Boland, M., Hefler, M. & Thomas, D., Mar 2016, In : Drug and Alcohol Review. 35, 2, p. 206-211 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nicotine
Smoke
Tobacco Products
nicotine
Tea

Estimating glomerular filtration rate: Performance of the CKD-EPI equation over time in patients with type 2 diabetes

Wood, A. J., Churilov, L., Perera, N., Thomas, D., Poon, A., Macisaac, R. J., Jerums, G. & Ekinci, E. I., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. 30, 1, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Glomerular Filtration Rate
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Epidemiology
Blood Pressure

How to reduce adolescent smoking in low-income and middle-income countries

Thomas, D. & Hefler, M., 2016, In : The Lancet Global Health. 4, 11, p. e762-e763 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

Open Access
File
Disabled Children
Quality Improvement
Interviews
Pediatrics
Caregivers

Successes and unintended consequences of the Northern Territory's smoke-free prisons policy: Results from a process evaluation

Hefler, M., Hopkins, R. & Thomas, D. P., 1 Apr 2016, In : Public Health Research and Practice. 26, 2, e2621619.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Smoke-Free Policy
Northern Territory
Prisoners
Prisons
Nicotine
2015

A systematic review of barriers and facilitators to participation in randomized controlled trials by Indigenous people from New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States

Glover, M., Kira, A., JOHNSTON, V., Walker, N., Thomas, D., Chang, A., Bullen, C., Segan, C. & Brown, N., 1 Mar 2015, In : Global Health Promotion. 22, 1, p. 21-31 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New Zealand
Canada
Randomized Controlled Trials
Health
Research

Australian and New Zealand Indigenous mothers' report respect for smoking bans in homes

Glover, M., Kira, A., JOHNSTON, V., Walker, N., Brown, N. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Women and Birth. 28, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New Zealand
Smoke
Tobacco
Smoking
Mothers

Dependence in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander daily smokers

Thomas, D., Panaretto, K., Stevens, M. & Borland, R., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s39-s44 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tobacco Products
Tobacco Use Disorder
Smoke
Smoking
Community Health Services

Don't drop the ball on Indigenous tobacco control

Thomas, D., 2015

Research output: Other contributionOther types of outputsResearch

Effect of a Family-Centered, Secondhand Smoke Intervention to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Indigenous Infants in Australia and New Zealand: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Walker, N., JOHNSTON, V., Glover, M., Bullen, C., Trenholme, A., Chang, A., Morris, P., Segan, C., Brown, N., Fenton, D., Hawthorne, E., Borland, R., Parag, V., Von Blaramberg, T., Westphal, D. W. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 17, 1, p. 48-57 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
New Zealand
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mothers
Smoke

Past quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Davey, M., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s20-s24 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoke
Tobacco
Smoking
Population
Racism

Personal attitudes towards smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and recent quitters

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Bennet, P., van der Sterren, A. E., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s51-s56 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoking
Smoke
Population
Community Health Services
Tobacco Products

Predictors of wanting to quit in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Davey, M., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s26-s32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoking
Tobacco
Health
Smoke
Community Health Services

Recall of anti-tobacco advertising and information, warning labels and news stories in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Sarin, J., Wallace, S., van der Sterren, A. E., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s67-s72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tobacco
Smoking
Community Health Services
Television
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Research methods of Talking About The Smokes: an International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project study with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Thomas, D., Briggs, V., Couzos, S., Davey, M., Hunt, J. M., Panaretto, K., van der Sterren, A. E., Stevens, M., Nicholson, A. & Borland, R., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s5-s12 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoke
Tobacco
Community Health Services
Research
Tobacco Products

Smoke-free homes and workplaces of a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Thomas, D., Panaretto, K., Stevens, M., BENNETTT, P. & Borland, R., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s33-s38 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoke
Workplace
Smoking
Tobacco
Tobacco Smoke Pollution

Smoking among a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service staff

Thomas, D., Davey, M., Panaretto, K., Hunt, J. M., Stevens, M. & van der Sterren, A. E., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s85-s89 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Services
Smoking
Community Health Services
Smoke
Odds Ratio

Smoking cessation advice and non-pharmacological support in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and ex-smokers

Thomas, D. P., Bennet, P. T., Briggs, V. L., Couzos, S., Hunt, J. M., Panaretto, K. S., Stevens, M. & Borland, R., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. S73-S77 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoking Cessation
Smoke
Health
Pamphlets
Smoking

Smoking-related knowledge and health risk beliefs in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., Couzos, S., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smoking
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Health
Community Health Services
Smoke

Social acceptability and desirability of smoking in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Nicholson, A., Borland, R., van der Sterren, A. E., Bennet, P., Stevens, M. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social Desirability
Smoking
Community Health Services
Smoke
Population

Talking About The Smokes: Summary and key findings

Thomas, D. P., Davey, M. E., Briggs, V. L. & Borland, R., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10 Suppl, p. S3-S4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Open Access
Smoke

Talking About The Smokes: A large-scale, community-based participatory research project

Couzos, S., Nicholson, A. K., Hunt, J. M., Davey, M. E., May, J. K., Bennet, P. T., Westphal, D. W. & Thomas, D. P., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. S13-S19 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Community-Based Participatory Research
Smoke
Research
Tobacco
Capacity Building

Tobacco control policies and activities in Aboriginal community-controlled health services

Davey, M., Hunt, J. M., Foster, R., Couzos, S., van der Sterren, A. E., Sarin, J. & Thomas, D., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s63-s66 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Community Health Services
Tobacco
Smoke-Free Policy
Smoke
Smoking

Use of nicotine replacement therapy and stop-smoking medicines in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and ex-smokers

Thomas, D. P., Briggs, V. L., Couzos, S., Panaretto, K. S., Van Der Sterren, A. E., Stevens, M. & Borland, R., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 10, p. s78-s83 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nicotine
Smoking
Smoke
Therapeutics
Vulnerable Populations

We can cut Indigenous smoking and save lives - here's how

Thomas, D., 2015

Research output: Other contributionOther types of outputsResearch

2014
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoke-free homes, 2002 to 2008

Thomas, D. & Stevens, M., 2014, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 38, 2, p. 147-153 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Smoke
Vulnerable Populations
Health Surveys
Free Association
Tobacco Smoke Pollution