Kari-Lyn Sakuma, Ph.D., MPH

Kari-Lyn Sakuma, Ph.D., MPH

Assistant Professor
karilyn.sakuma@oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-3835

Waldo Hall

Waldo Hall 412

2250 SW Jefferson Way

2250 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
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At OSU
Academic interests: 

Research focuses on race/ethnic disparities, particularly as it relates to tobacco use, including new and emerging products and other substances. Other areas of interest and experience are in co-parenting, sibling, obesity prevention, and substance use prevention interventions.

Beyond OSU
Biography

PhD in Preventive Medicine with an emphasis in health behavior
MPH in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from the University of Southern California

Prior to coming to Oregon State, she was a Research Assistant Professor at the School of Community and Global Health at Claremont Graduate University; she also was a lecturer at the Keck School of Medicine–Preventive Medicine at USC. Previous positions included Research Associate at the Prevention Research Center at Pennsylvania State University.

My Publications

2014

Journal Article

L. Blanco, Nydegger, L. A., Sakuma, K. - L., Tong, E. K., White, M. M., and Trinidad, D. R., Increases in light and intermittent smoking among Asian Americans and non-Hispanic Whites., Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 904-8, 2014.

2013

Journal Article

M. E. Feinberg, Solmeyer, A. R., Hostetler, M. L., Sakuma, K. - L., Jones, D., and McHale, S. M., Siblings are special: initial test of a new approach for preventing youth behavior problems., The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 166-73, 2013.

2010

Journal Article

K. - L. Sakuma, Sun, P., Unger, J. B., and C. Johnson, A., Evaluating depressive symptom interactions on adolescent smoking prevention program mediators: a mediated moderation analysis., Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 1099-107, 2010.
N. R. Riggs, Spruijt-Metz, D., Sakuma, K. - L., Chou, C. - P., and Pentz, M. Ann, Executive cognitive function and food intake in children., Journal of nutrition education and behavior, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 398-403, 2010.

2008

Journal Article

V. A. Andreeva and Sakuma, K. - L., Adapting smoking cessation programming to the Bulgarian context., Evaluation & the health professions, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 290-6, 2008.

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