Orleans, C. Tracy
Carole Tracy Orleans (nee Schornagel) was born in Holland, Michigan, and obtained her B.A. degree in Psychology (summa cum laude) from Wellesley College in 1970. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Maryland, including a clinical internship in Medical Psychology at Duke University Medical Center in 1978.
Orleans is an internationally recognized leader in behavioral medicine, health and behavior, and tobacco control research. In the area of tobacco control, she has contributed to four Surgeon General’s Reports and, with John Slade, coedited the first text on the management of nicotine addiction. She has led or co-led the development of several effective population-level national tobacco cessation programs which remain in wide use nationally (including Free & Clear, the first national proactive telephone quitline, the Clear Horizons quit smoking guide for older adults, the Pathways to Freedomguide for...
References and Readings
- Abrams, D. B., Orleans, C. T., Niaura, R. N., Goldstein, M. G., Prochaska, J. O., & Velicer, W. (1993). Treatment issues in smoking cessation: A stepped-care approach. Tobacco Control, 2(Suppl), 17–33.Google Scholar
- Brennan, L., Castro, S., Brownson, R. C., Claus, J., & Orleans, C. T. (2011). Accelerating evidence reviews and broadening evidence standards to identify effective, promising and emerging policy and environmental strategies for prevention of childhood obesity. Annual Review of Public Health, 32, 199–225.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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- Orleans, C. T., (2001). Efforts to reduce tobacco use among women: Cessation overview. In 1997 surgeon general’s report: Tobacco use among women. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Google Scholar
- Orleans, C. T., Rimer, B. K. & Salmon, M. A. (1990). Long-term psychological and behavioral consequences and correlates of smoking cessation. In The health benefits of smoking cessation: A report of the surgeon general (pp. 532–555, 561–578). Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services.Google Scholar
- Orleans, C. T., Schoenbach, V., Wagner, E. H., Quade, D., Salmon, M. A., Pearson, D., et al. (1991). Self-help quit smoking interventions: Effects of self-help materials, social support instructions and telephone counseling. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 59(3), 439–448.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
- Orleans, C. T., & Slade, J. (Eds.). (1993). Nicotine addiction: Principles and management. New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
- Orleans, C. T., Strecher, V. J., Schoenbach, V. J. & Salmon, M. A. (1988, May). Smoking cessation initiatives for Black Americans. In The health consequences of smoking: Nicotine addiction? A report of the surgeon general. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services.Google Scholar