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Dr. James Balmford


Wissenschaflicher Mitarbeiter

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E-Mail: james.balmford@imbi.uni-freiburg.de
Tel.: ++49 (0)761 203-6709
Fax: ++49 (0)761 203-6680
Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik, Stefan-Meier-Str. 26
Raum Nr.: 01-022

Forschungsinteressen

  • Bewertung der Tabakkontrollpolitik
  • Raucherentwöhnung und Rückfallprävention
  • Einfluss von Nikotin auf die Gedächtniskonsolidierung
  • Modellierung der Demenzinzidenz (in Zusammenarbeit mit Nadine Binder, Institut für Prävention und Tumorepidemiologie, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg)

 

Projekte

  • Rückfallpräventionsstudie (mit Queen Mary University of London und Cancer Council Victoria, Australien)
  • 'International Tobacco Control' 4-Country Umfrage
  • 'International Tobacco Control' Europa Umfrage
  • Analyse der Demenzinzidenz unter Verwendung der Framingham Heart Study-Daten

 

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Binder N, Blümle A, Balmford J, Motschall E, Oeller P, Schumacher M. Cohort studies were found to be frequently biased by missing disease information due to death. J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Jan;105:68-79.

Borland R, Li L, Balmford J. The association between the nature of the goal committed to and quitting smoking. Health Educ Res. 2017 Dec 1;32(6):546-554.

Yong HH, Borland R, Balmford J, Hitchman SC, Cummings KM, Driezen P, Thompson ME. Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 Feb;19(2):258-263.

Borland R, Balmford J, Swift E. Effects of Encouraging Rapid Implementation and/or Structured Planning of Quit Attempts on Smoking Cessation Outcomes: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Behav Med. 2015 Oct;49(5):732-42.

Yong HH, Borland R, Balmford J, McNeill A, Hitchman S, Driezen P, Thompson ME, Fong GT, Cummings KM. Trends in E-Cigarette Awareness, Trial, and Use Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Oct;17(10):1203-11.

Balmford J, Swift E, Borland R. Reported planning before and after quitting and quit success: retrospective data from the ITC 4-Country Survey. Psychol Addict Behav. 2014 Sep;28(3):899-906.

Balmford J, Borland R. How do smokers use a smoking cessation text messaging intervention? Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Dec;16(12):1586-92.

Balmford J, Leifert JA, Schulz C, Elze M, Jaehne A. Implementation and effectiveness of a hospital smoking cessation service in Germany. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Jan;94(1):103-9.

Yong HH, Borland R, Balmford J, Hyland A, O'Connor RJ, Thompson ME, Spittal MJ. Heaviness of smoking predicts smoking relapse only in the first weeks of a quit attempt: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four-Country Survey. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Apr;16(4):423-9.

Balmford J, Borland R, Benda P, Howard S. Factors associated with use of automated smoking cessation interventions: findings from the eQuit study. Health Educ Res. 2013 Apr;28(2):288-99.

Borland R, Balmford J, Benda P. Population-level effects of automated smoking cessation help programs: a randomized controlled trial. Addiction. 2013 Mar;108(3):618-28.

Balmford J, Borland R, Hammond D, Cummings KM. Adherence to and reasons for premature discontinuation from stop-smoking medications: data from the ITC Four-Country Survey. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Feb;13(2):94-102.

Borland R, Yong HH, Balmford J, Cooper J, Cummings KM, O'Connor RJ, McNeill A, Zanna MP, Fong GT. Motivational factors predict quit attempts but not maintenance of smoking cessation: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four country project. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Oct;12 Suppl:S4-11.

 

Publikationen

Forschungsdatenbank Universität Freiburg:

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Kurzlebenslauf

  • 2019-present: Wissenschaflicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik
  • 2015-2018: Berater für Rückfallpräventionsprojekt, Queen Mary University of London, Großbritannien
  • 2008-2014: Verhaltenswissenschaftler, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australien
  • 2010-2013: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Präventionsteam, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
  • 2004-2008: PhD, Monash Universität, Melbourne 'Refining stages of change for smoking cessation'
  • 1999-2008: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australien

 

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