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Karen L Ahijevych, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor Emeritus
College of Public Health
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University
Karen Ahijevych is co-director of the Nursing Center for Tobacco Intervention, along with Mary Ellen Wewers. The goal of this site, funded by the American Nurses Foundation, is to provide clinicians with information to more effectively deliver tobacco use and dependence treatment.

Dr. Ahijevych's research is primarily conducted in The Ohio State University Clinical Research Center.

Research Interest: Nicotine dependence; cigarette smoking topography; factors influencing nicotine metabolism in women; effects of menthol on smoke constituent exposure including nicotine, cotinine and carbon monoxide; focus on these factors among African American women; tailored stage-specific smoking cessation interventions

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