Judith S. Gordon, PhD, is a Professor and Interim Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona. She received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Oregon, Eugene. Previously Dr. Gordon was a Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute, Eugene.
Dr Gordon’s areas of expertise include public health tobacco cessation interventions delivered in dental and medical settings, self-help tobacco cessation programs, educational tobacco cessation programs for healthcare practitioners, computer-based tobacco prevention programs, multi-behavioral interventions to address weight, physical activity, and tobacco, and the use of mobile health technologies (e.g., mobile apps) for lifestyle change and medication adherence.
Dr. Gordon has been the Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on more than 30 NIH-funded behavioral research projects. She has mentored numerous students, medical students, medical residents, junior faculty and mid-career faculty. She has many publications in peer-reviewed journals, and have presented at local, national, and international scientific conferences.
1R01HD083354 – Mahabee-Gittens, EM and Gordon, JS (MPI) NIH/NICHD
An Intervention to Reduce Second Hand Smoke Exposure among Pediatric 08/01/15 - 06/30/20
This study will be the first longitudinal RCT to test whether a cessation intervention delivered in the PED can reduce caregiver smoking and decrease child SHS exposure. Parental smokers who present to the PED with their child will be randomized to either an SBIRT intervention that includes brief cessation counseling and medication or to a healthy habit 5210 attention control condition. Role: PI
R21-CA184337– Mahabee-Gittens, EM and Gordon, JS (MPI) NIH/NCI
Pediatric Emergency Department Decision Support System to Reduce Secondhand 12/01/14 – 11/30/16
The goals of this study are to develop and test the feasibility of a clinical decision support system to assist pediatric nurses to conduct regular assessment, advice and referral of all parental smokers of pediatric patients in the emergency and urgent care setting. Role: PI
R21-CA174639 – Gordon, JS (PI) NIH/NCI
Mobile Application for Guided Imagery to Address Smoking, Diet and PA in Women 01/01/14 – 12/31/16
The goals of this study are to develop and test the feasibility of a multi-behavioral, imagery-based intervention aimed at decreasing smoking, and increasing healthy diet and physical activity among women smokers, all delivered via a mobile app. Role: PI
R01-DA033422- Akers, L. (PI) NIH/NCI
Partner Support in Smokeless Tobacco Cessation 07/01/12 – 06/30/17
The goal of the project is to test the effectiveness of a web-based training and support program for female partners of male smokeless tobacco users. Role: Co-I
Completed Support (Last 3 Years Only)
R01-AA019671 – Andrews, J.A. (PI) NIH/NIAAA
Intranet-Based Alcohol Prevention Program in Middle School 09/25/10 – 06/30/15
This project aims to develop a computer-based, school-based program to reduce intention and willingness to engage in heavy drinking, and to prevent the onset of heavy drinking among youth. Role: Co-I
R41-CA162502 – Gordon, J.S. (PI) NIH/NCI
Mobile Phone Application to Increase Tobacco Cessation Medication Adherence 05/18/12 – 06/30/13
The primary goal of this project is to develop and evaluate a prototype mobile health application to improve adherence to tobacco cessation medication. Role: PI
R01-CA137375 - Muramoto, M (PI) NIH/NCI
Tobacco Cessation Training for acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic practitioners 07/01/09 – 05/31/14
The primary goal of the proposed research is to develop and test the effectiveness of a tobacco cessation brief intervention system tailored for three types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners: acupuncture/Traditional Chinese Medicine, massage, and chiropractic. Role: Co-I
R21CA175450 – Muramoto, M. (PI) NIH/NCI
Online Tobacco Cessation Training & Competency Assessment for CAM Practitioners 04/01/13 – 03/31/15
This project aims to develop and test a web-based tobacco cessation training program for chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists. Role: Co-I
R34-DE022293 – Albert, D.A. (PI) NIH/NIDCR
Developing a Decision Support System to Promote Tobacco Counseling by Dentists 09/15/11 – 08/31/13
This project will utilize input from general practice dentists to develop, refine and pilot test a clinical decision support system - the Dental Tobacco Cessation iPad (DEN-TC), for tobacco cessation within general practice dental offices. Role: Co-I
- Gordon, J.S., Andrews, J.A., Albert, D.A., Crews, K.C., Payne, T.J., & Severson, H.H. (2010). Tobacco cessation via public dental clinics: Results of a randomized trial. Am J Public Health, 100, 1307-1312.
- Gordon, J.S., Andrews, J.A., Crews, K.C., Payne, T.J., Severson, H.H., & Lichtenstein, E (2010) Faxed quitline referrals: Do they add value to dental office-based tobacco cessation interventions? Journal of the American Dental Association, 141, 1000-1007.
- Andrews J.A., Gordon J.S., Hampson S.H., Gunn B.A., Christiansen SM, & Slovic P. (2014). Long-term Efficacy of Click City®: Tobacco: A School Based Tobacco Prevention Program. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 16(1); 33-41.
- Mahabee-Gittens E.M., Khoury J.C., Ho M., Stone L., & Gordon J.S. (2015). A Smoking Cessation Intervention for Low Income Smokers in the Emergency Department. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. May 2. pii: S0735-6757(15)00325-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.04.058.