Struik, Laura

Laura Struik

Laura Struik PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing
Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
1147 Research Road ART 140
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-9972
email:  laura.struik@ubc.ca

 

  • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

 

  • Populations: young adults, children and youth, women and men who smoke
  • Approaches: qualitative methods, systems thinking
  • Topics: gender in health promotion, eHealth interventions, health behaviour change, smoking cessation

 

Click here to see Dr. Stuik’s publications indexed in Google Scholar https://scholar.google.ca/citations?hl=en&user=YXYiOW4AAAAJ

Book Chapters

Struik, L. L., Haines-Saah, R., Bottorff, J. B. (2017). Digital media and health promotion practice. In I. Rootman, A. Pederson, K. Frohlich & S. Dupéré (Eds.), Health Promotion in Canada: New perspectives on theory, practice, policy, and research. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press

Journal Articles

Struik, L. L., Bottorff, J. L., Baskerville, N. B., & Oliffe, J. Comparison of developers’ and end-users’ perspectives about smoking cessation support through the Crush the Crave app (In press). JMIR MHealth and UHealth

Baskerville, N. B., Struik, L. L., Guindon, E., Norman, C. D., Whittaker, R., Burns, C., Hammond, D., & Brown, K. S. (2018). Effect of a mobile phone intervention on quitting smoking in a young adult population of smokers: Results from a randomized controlled trial. (In press) Journal of Medical Internet Research

Struik, L. L., Bottorff, J. L., Baskerville, N. B., & Oliffe, J. (2018). The crush the crave quit smoking app and young adult smokers: Qualitative case study of affordances. JMIR MHealth and UHealth, 6(6):e134. doi:10.2196/mhealth.9489

Baskerville, N. B., Struik, L. L., & Dash, D. (2018). Development and Formative Evaluation of a Smartphone Application for Smoking Cessation: Crush the Crave. JMIR MHealth and UHealth, 6(3), e52. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.9011

O’Loughlin, E. K., Struik, L. L., Dugas, E. N., Bottorff, J. L., & O’Loughlin, J. L. (2016). Reasons to quit smoking by social status in adolescents. Canadian Journal of Addiction, 7(2), 5-15

Baskerville, N. B., Struik, L. L., Hammond, D., Norman, C. D., Guindon, E., Whittaker, R., Burns, C., Grindrod, K., & Brown, S. (2015). Effect of a smartphone intervention on quitting smoking in a young adult population of smokers: randomized controlled trial study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 4(1), e10. doi:10.2196/resprot.3823

Schwartz, J., Graham, R.B., Richardson, C.G., Okoli, C.T., Struik, L.L., & Bottorff, J. L. (2014). An examination of second-hand cigarette smoke exposure among adolescent girls in Canada. BMC Public Health, 14, 468. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-468

Bottorff, J. L., Struik, L.L., Bissell, L.J.L., Graham, R., Stevens, J., & Richardson, C.G. (2014). A social media approach to inform youth about breast cancer and smoking: An exploratory descriptive study.  Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 21(2), 159-168. doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2014.04.002

Struik, L. L., & Baskerville, N. B. (2014). The Role of Facebook in Crush the Crave, a Mobile- and Social Media-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention: Qualitative Framework Analysis of Posts. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(7), e170. doi:10.2196/jmir.3189

Bottorff, J.L., Haines-Saah, R., Oliffe, J.L., Struik, L.L., Bissell, L., Gotay, C., Hutchinson, P., Richardson, C. & Johnson, K. (2014).  Designing tailored messages about smoking and breast cancer: A focus group study with youth. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 46(1), 66-86

Richardson, C. G., Struik, L. L., Johnson, K. C., Ratner, P. A., Gotay, C., Memetovic, J., … & Bottorff, J. L. (2013). Initial Impact of Tailored Web-Based Messages About Cigarette Smoke and Breast Cancer Risk on Boys’ and Girls’ Risk Perceptions and Information Seeking: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 2(2). e53. doi:10.2196/resprot.2858

Struik, L. L., O’Loughlin, E. K., Dugas, E. N., Bottorff, J. L., & O’Loughlin, J. L. (2013). Gender differences in reasons to quit smoking among adolescents. Journal of School Nursing.  doi:10.1177/1059840513497800

Schwartz, J., Richardson C. G., Struik, L.L., & Bottorff, J. L. (2013). Adapting the stage of change model to investigate adolescent behaviour related to reducing secondhand smoke exposure. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 3(2), 160-164. doi:10.4236/ojpm.2013.32021

Struik, L. L., Bottorff, J. L., Jung, M., & Budgen, C. (2012). Reaching girls through social networking: A new avenue for smoking prevention messages. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(3), 84-103

 

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