Publications

Leistikow BN, Kabir Z, Connolly GN, Clancy L,
Alpert HR. Male tobacco smoke load and
non-lung cancer mortality associations in Massachusetts BMC Cancer 2008, 8:341 doi:10.1186/1471-2407-8-341.

Christophi CA,
Kolokotroni-Zacharopoulou O, Alpert HR, Warren CW, Jones NR, Demokritou P,
Connolly GN. Prevalence and Social Environment of Cigarette Smoking in Cyprus
Youth. BMC Public Health 2008; 8:190.

Alpert
HR., Spalletta R, Connolly GN, O’Connor RJ. Recent Advances in Cigarette
Ignition Propensity Research and Development,
Fire Technology, December 2008. (DOI: 10.1007/s10694-008-0070-8.

Alpert HR, Connolly GN, Koh H. Free nicotine content and strategic marketing
of moist snuff tobacco products in the U.S.: 2000 – 2006. Tobacco Control
2008; 17:332-338.

Alpert HR,
Connolly GN, Koh H. After The Master Settlement Agreement:
Targeting and Exposure of Youth to Magazine Tobacco Advertising. Health Affairs 27, no. 6
(2008): w503-w512 (published online 30 September 2008;
10.1377/hlthaff.27.6.w503)]

Kreslake
JM, Ferris Wayne G, Alpert HR, Koh HK, Connolly GN, Tobacco Industry Control of
Menthol in Cigarettes and Targeting of Adolescents and Young Adults, American
Journal of Public Health 2008; 98: 1-9.

Connolly GN, Alpert HR. Trends in the use of cigarettes and other
tobacco products, 2000-2007. JAMA 2008; 299:2629-30.

Alpert HR, Connolly G, Rosen LJ. Freedom from
tobacco. Israel
Medical Association Journal 2008; 10:92.

Connolly GN, Alpert HR, Ferris Wayne G, Koh H Trends in smoke
nicotine yield and relationship to design characteristics among popular
U.S. cigarette brands 1997-2005. Tobacco Control (Tob. Control, Oct
2007; 16: e5). Alpert HR. Regulating Cigarettes for Fire Safety. A Law
Synopsis by the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium. May 2007. http://www.firesafecigarettes.org/assets/files/RegulatingCigsforFireSafety0507.pdf

Alpert HR, Carpenter C, Travers MJ, Connolly GN. Environmental and
Economic Evaluation of the Massachusetts Smoke-free Workplace Law.
Journal of Community Health 2007; 32:269-281.

Koh HK, Jacobson MD, Lyddy AM, O’Connor KJ, Fitzpatrick SM, Krakow M, Judge CM, Alpert HR, Luskin RS.
A statewide public health approach to improving organ donation: the
Massachusetts Organ Donation Initiative. Am J Public Health. 2007
Jan;97(1):30-6.

Alpert HR, Connolly GN, Demokritou P. Kolokotroni-Zacharopoulou O,
Soteriades ES. A Strategic Plan for Tobacco Control in Cyprus. Cyprus
International Institute for the Environment and Public Health in
association with Harvard School of Public Health, Tobacco Research
Program. 2006. http://appserver.sph.harvard.edu/eer/cyprus/uploads/Strategic_Plan_for_Tobacco_Control_Cyprus.pdf

Hauser JM, Chang CH, Alpert H, Baldwin D, Emanuel EJ, Emanuel L.
Who’s caring for whom? Differing perspectives between seriously ill
patients and their family caregivers. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2006;
23(2):105-12.

Woolf AD, Gardiner P, Whelan J, Alpert HR, Dvorkin L.
Views of pediatric health care providers on the use of herbs and
dietary supplements in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2005; 44:579-87.

Alpert HR, Connolly GN, Rees V, Ferris Wayne G, Carpenter C, Koh H.
“Fire Safer Cigarettes”: The Effect of the New York State Cigarette
Fire Safety Standard on Ignition Propensity, Smoke Toxicity, and the
Consumer Market. January, 2005. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/press/releases/cigarettes/cigarettes.pdf

Alpert HR, Hillman BJ. Quality and Variability in Diagnostic Radiology.
Journal of the American College of Radiology 2004;1:127-132.

Kouri BE, Parsons RG, Alpert HR. Physician self-referral for diagnostic
imaging: Review of the empirical literature. AJR American Journal of
Roentgenology 2002; 179:843-850

Alpert H. Bio-IT Shines Bright in Israel (Cover Story). Bio-IT World. Vol 1. December, 2002;44-52. http://www.bio-itworld.com/archive/121002/israel.html

Alpert HR, Emanuel LE, Emanuel E. Concise screening questions for
clinical assessment of terminal care: The Needs Near the End-of-Life
Care Screening Tool (NESTTM) Journal of Palliative Medicine 2001;
4:465-474.

Alpert HR. Turf and competition in medical imaging. White Paper for the
American College of Radiology Colloquium: Translating Molecular Imaging
from Research to Radiologic Practice. April 22-24, 2001.

Woolf AD, Garg A, Alpert HR, Lesko S. Adolescent workplace toxic
exposures: a national study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2001;
155:704-710.

Emanuel LL, Alpert HR, Baldwin D, Emanuel EJ. What terminally ill
patients care about: toward a validated construct of patientsí
perspectives. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2000; 3: 419-431.

Homer C. Susskind O. Alpert HR. Owusu C. Schneider L. Rappaport LA.
Rubin DH. An evaluation of an innovative multimedia educational
software program for asthma management: Report of a randomized,
controlled trial. Pediatrics. 106(1 Suppl S):210-215, 2000 Jul. http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0950/is_1_106/ai_63602537

Bottrell MM, Alpert H, Fischbach RL, Emanuel LL. Hospital informed
consent for procedure forms: Facilitating quality patient-physician
interaction. Arch Surg. 2000;135:26-33.

Emanuel EJ, Fairclough DL, Slutsman J, Alpert H, Baldwin D, Emanuel LL.
Assistance from family members, friends, paid care givers, and
volunteers in the care of terminally ill patients. New Engl J Med 1999;
341:956-63. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/short/341/13/956

Rodman J, Weill K, Driscoll M, Fenton T, Alpert H, Salem-Schatz S,
Palfrey J. A nationwide study of financing health related services for
special education students. Journal of School Health 1999; 69:133.

Mandl KD, Tronick EZ, Alpert HR, Brennan TA, Homer CJ. Infant health
care use and maternal depression. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent
Medicine 1999; 153(8):808-13.

Homer CJ, Marino B, Alpert HR, Ganser CM, Goldmann DA. Quality of care
at a childrenís hospital: the parentís perspective. Arch Pediatr
Adolesc Med. 1999; 153:1123-1129.

Alpert HR, Emanuel LL. Comparing utilization of life-sustaining
treatments with patient and public preferences. J Gen Intern Med 1998;
13:175-181.

Fischer GS, Alpert HR, Stoeckle JD, Emanuel LL. Can goals of care be
used to predict intervention preferences in an advance directive?
Archives of Internal Medicine 1997; 157:801-807.

Alpert HR, Hoijtink H, Fischer GS, Emanuel LL. Psychometric analysis of an advance directive. Medical Care 1996; 34:1057.

Gruenberg L, Alpert H. An analysis of the impact of spend-down on
Medicaid expenditures. Office of Family, Community, and Long-Term Care
Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
1992.

Stern TA, Gross PL, Pollack MH, Browne BJ, Mahoney JD, Alpert HR, Reder
V, Mulley AG. Drug overdoses seen in the emergency department:
assessment, disposition, and follow-up. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry
1991; 3:223-231.

Remold-O’Donnell E. Alpert HR. Alteration of hormone-stimulated cyclic
AMP synthesis in Guinea Pig peritoneal macrophages. Cellular Immunology
1979; 45:221-229.