Roles: Nicholas P. Lang, MD and Helen F. Lang, RN Endowed Professor, Department of Nursing Practice, UAMS College of Nursing
Research Interests: Tobacco Control, Tobacco Cessation, Low Dose CT Screening
Brief Bio: Dr. Claudia Barone is the Nicholas P. Lang, MD, and Helen F. Lang, RN Endowed Professor in the College of Nursing at UAMS where she holds the rank of Professor with tenure. As part of Dr. Barone’s role in tobacco control, she serves as a certified tobacco treatment specialist and has a portion of her time committed to patient care in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and the LowDose CT Imaging program in Radiology.
Current/Recent Research Projects
Project Title: Tobacco Cessation in a Thoracic Oncology Clinic
- Project Goal: This study investigated tobacco cessation among patients presenting for care in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Thoracic Oncology Clinic. The aim was to identify tobacco behaviors and determine what stage of change the patient was in and assist with reducing or quitting tobacco use and integrate tobacco cessation into the standard of care.