Researcher Publications

Pamela Valera, PhD, MSW

Selected Publications

  • Valera, P., Cook, S., Darout, R., Dumont, D. (2014). "They are not taking cigarettes from me...I'm going to smoke my cigarettes until the day I die. I don't care if I get cancer:" The smoking behaviors among men under community supervision in New York City. Nicotine & Tob Research, 6, 800-806.
  • Valera, P., Chang, Y.*, Hernández, D., & Cooper, J. (2015). Exploring kinship and social support in women with criminal justice backgrounds. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 54, 278-295.
  • Cropsey, K.L., Stevens, E.N., Valera, P., Clark, C.B., Bulls, H.W., Nair, P., & Lane, P.S. (2015). Risk factors for concurrent use of benzodiazepines and opioids among individuals under community corrections supervision. Drug Alcohol and Dependence, 154, 152-157. PMID: 26208793
  • Valera, P. (accepted). Cigarette smoke and cancer health in US incarcerated men. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

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