Gayl Sarbit, PhD

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Men's Healthy Eating and Active Living
  • Prostate cancer

DIG Training

Videos and Websites:

http://collaborationprimer.ca

https://www.youtube.com/user/FACETUBC

http://dadsingear.ok.ubc.ca/

https://men.quitnow.ca/

http://itag.ubc.ca/

http://facet.ubc.ca/

http://smokefreemen.com/

http://www.powerplayatwork.com/

Selected Publications:

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., Sharp, P., Caperchione, C.M., Currie, L.M., Schmid, J., Mackay, M.H., & Stolp, S. (2016).  Evaluation of QuitNow Men: An online men-centred smoking cessation intervention. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(4): e83. doi:10.2196/jmir.5076

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., Sharp, P. & Kelly, M.T. (in review March 13, 2015). Smoke free men: Competing and connecting to quit. American Journal of Health Promotion  

Mao, A., Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., & Kelly, M. T. (2016). Chinese Canadian male immigrants’ perspectives on stopping smoking: Implications for tobacco control in China. American Journal of Men’s Health, 1-7. DOI: 10.1177/1557988316644050

Bottorff, J.L., Sarbit, G., Oliffe, J.L., Kelly, M.T., Lohan, M., Stolp, S., & Sharp, P. (2015).  “If I were Nick”:  Men’s responses to an interactive video drama series to support smoking cessation.  Journal of Medical Internet Research. 17(8), e190. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4491 http://www.jmir.org/2015/7/e190/

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., Kelly, M.T., & Cloherty, A. (2015). Men’s Responses to Online Smoking Cessation Resources for New Fathers: The Influence of Masculinities. JMIR Res Protoc; 4(2):e54 URL: http://www.researchprotocols.org/2015/2/e54/ doi:10.2196/resprot.4079

Mao, A., Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., & Kelly, M. T. (2015).  A qualitative study of Chinese Canadian fathers’ smoking behaviors: Intersecting cultures and masculinities. BMC Public Health. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1646-0

Bottorff, J.L., Robinson, C.A., Sarbit, G., Graham, R. B., Kelly, M.T., & Torchalla, I. (2015). A motivational, gender-sensitive smoking cessation resource for family members of people with lung cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum 42 (4), A1-A8. doi: 10.1188/15.ONF.42-04AP

Bottorff, J. L., Robinson, C. A., Sarbit, G., & Torchalla, I. (2015). The right time. The right reasons: Women related to people with lung cancer talk about reducing and quitting smoking. Kelowna, BC: Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia

Bottorff, J. L., Robinson, C. A., Sarbit, G., & Torchalla, I. (2015). The right time. The right reasons: Men related to people with lung cancer talk about reducing and quitting smoking. Kelowna, BC: Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia, Canada.

Yang, T.Mao, A.Feng, X.Jiang, S.Wu, D.Bottorff, JL.Sarbit, G., & Wang, X. (2014). Smoking Cessation in an Urban Population in China. American Journal of Health Behavior Nov; 38(6):933-41. doi: 10.5993/AJHB.38.6.15.

Mao, A., Yang, T., Bottorff, J. L., & Sarbit, G. (2014) Personal and social determinants sustaining smoking practices in rural China: a qualitative study. International Journal for Equity in Health13(12) http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/13/1/12

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., & Sarbit, G. (2012). Supporting fathers’ efforts to be smoke-free: Program principles. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research44(3), 64-82.

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Greaves, L., Poole, N., Sarbit, G., & Hemsing, N. (2012). Imagine: Gender specific tobacco reduction and cessation strategies in pregnancy and the postpartum. In C. Els, D. Kunyk, & P. Selby (Eds).Disease interrupted: Tobacco reduction and cessation (pp. 227-294). Charleston, SC: CreateSpace. Available online:http://www.diseaseinterrupted.com/

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J. L., & Sarbit, G. (2012). Mobilizing masculinity to support fathers who want to be smoke free. In: What a difference sex and gender make: A gender, sex and health research casebook (pp. 94-101). Vancouver, BC: CIHR Institute of Gender and Health.   http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/44082.html

Bottorff, J. L., Haines-Saah, R., Oliffe, J.L., & Sarbit, G. (2012). Gender influence in tobacco use and cessation interventions.  Nursing Clinics of North America: Advances in Tobacco Control.  47, 55-70. [invited paper]

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J. L., & Sarbit, G. (2012). Le bon moment. Les bonnes raisons: Les pères discutent la réduction et la cessation du tabac (C. Gilchrist, Trans.). Kelowna, C-B: Institut pour le bien-être et la prévention de maladies chroniques, Université de la Colombie-Britannique Okanagan, Colombie-Britannique, Canada. (travail original publié 2011). Cette publication est aussi disponible par téléchargement à: www.facet.ubc.ca et à www.menshealthresearch.ubc.ca

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G. et al. (2010). Knowledge translation strategies to design a tobacco reduction program for fathers. Interior Health Knowledge Translation Casebook: Sharing Stories of Evidence-Informed Practice. Interior Health, Kelowna, British Columbia.

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., & Sarbit, G. (2010). Clearing the smoke on parents and pregnancy: The FACET journey. Intersections - A newsletter of the Institute of Gender and Health, 2(1), 4-19. Ottawa, ON: CIHR.

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J. L., & Sarbit, G. (2010). Translating Descriptive Knowledge into Men-Centred Interventions – Imagine. American journal of men's health, 7(3), 298-299 DOI:10.1016/j.jomh.2010.09.057

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., & Sarbit, G. (2010). The right time. The right reasons: Dads talk about reducing and quitting smoking. Kelowna, BC: Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, UBC Okanagan.

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Contact

Gayl Sarbit
Knowledge Broker
IHLCDP
UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road  ART 223
Kelowna   BC   V1V 1V7

Tel: 250-807-8054
email: gayl.sarbit@ubc.ca

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