Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine

2013 Edition
| Editors: Marc D. Gellman, J. Rick Turner

Orleans, C. Tracy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1005-9_1467

Biographical Information

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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...

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References and Readings

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Glasgow, R., Orleans, C. T., Wagner, E., & Curry, S. (2001). The planned care model: A template for improving chronic illness and preventive care. Millbank Quarterly, 79, 579–612.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Houpt, J., Orleans, C. T., George, L. K. & Brodie, H. K. H. (1979). The importance of mental health services to general health care. Report prepared for the Institute of Medicine Cambridge: Ballinger Publishing. Precursor to IOM report Health and Behavior.Google Scholar
  5. Levy, D. T., Mabry, P. L., Graham, A. L., Abrams, D., & Orleans, C. T. (2010). Exploring scenarios for dramatically reducing smoking prevalence: A simulation model of the three-part cessation process. American Journal of Public Health, 100, 1253–1259.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. McKinnon, R. A., Orleans, C. T., Kumanyika, S. K., Haire-Joshu, D., et al. (2009). Considerations for an obesity policy research agenda. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36, 351–357.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Orleans, C. T. (2000). Promoting the maintenance of health behavior change: Recommendations for the next generation of research and practice. Health Psychology, 19, 76–83.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 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
  9. Orleans, C. T. (2004). Addressing multiple behavioral health risks in primary care: Broadening the focus of health behavior change research and practice. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27(2S), 1–4.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Orleans, C. T. (2007). Increasing the demand for and use of effective smoking-cessation treatments: Reaping the full health benefits of tobacco-control science and policy gains – in our lifetime. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 33(6 Suppl.), S340–S348.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Orleans, C. T., Boyd, N. R., Bingler, R., Heller, D., Fairclough, D., McClatchey, M., et al. (1998). A self-help intervention for African American smokers: Tailoring cancer information service counseling for a special population. Preventive Medicine, 27, S61–70.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Orleans, C. T., Gruman, J., Ulmer, C., Emont, S. L., & Hollendonner, J. K. (1999). Progress in population-based health promotion: Report card on six behaviors. American Journal of Health Promotion, 14, 75–83.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Orleans, C. T., Kristeller, J. L., & Gritz, E. R. (1993). Helping hospitalized smokers quit: New directions for treatment and research. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61(5), 778–789.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Orleans, C. T., Resch, N., Noll, E., Keintz, M. K., Rimer, B., Brown, T., et al. (1994). Use of transdermal nicotine in a state-wide prescription plan for the elderly: A first look at “real world” patch users. Journal of the American Medical Association, 271, 601–607.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Orleans, C. T., & Slade, J. (Eds.). (1993). Nicotine addiction: Principles and management. New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  18. 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
  19. Schauffler, H., Barker, D. C., & Orleans, C. T. (2001). Medicaid coverage for tobacco dependence treatments. Health Affairs, 20, 298–304.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Whitlock, E. P., Orleans, C. T., Pender, N., & Allan, J. (2002). Behavioral counseling interventions for health promotion and disease prevention in health care settings. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 22, 287–324.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert Wood Johnson FoundationPrincetonUSA