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Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., Caperchione, C., Clark, M., Anand, A., & Howay, K. (2017) Assessing the feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness of an integrated approach to smoking cessation for new and expectant fathers: The Dads in Gear study protocol. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 54, 77-83. [Full Article Open Access]


Kwon, J.Y., Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., & Kelly, M.T. (2015). Masculinity and fatherhood: New fathers’ perceptions of their female partners’ efforts to assist them to reduce or quit smoking. American Journal of Men’s Health. 9(4): 332-339. doi: 10.1177/1557988314545627 [Full Article Open Access]

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. 15: 286. doi 10.1186/s12889-015-1646-0 [Full Article Open Access]

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., Kelly, M.T., Cloherty, A., Men’s Responses to Online Smoking Cessation Resources for New Fathers: The Influence of Masculinities. JMIR Research Protocols. [Full Article]


Kwon, J., Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L. (2014) Heterosexual Gender Relations and Masculinity in Fathers Who Smoke. Research in Nursing & Health. [Full Article Open Access]

Kwon, J., Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L. Kelly, M.T. (2014) Masculinity and Fatherhood: New Fathers’ Perceptions of Their Female Partners’ Efforts to Assist Them to Reduce or Quit Smoking.  American Journal of Mens Health DOI: 10.1177/1557988314545627 [abstract]

Mao, A., Yang, T., Bottorff, J,, Sarbit, G. (2014). Personal and social determinants sustaining smoking practices in rural China: a qualitative study. International Journal for Equity in Health, 13(1):12. DOI:10.1186/1475-9276-13-12. [abstract]


Bottorff, J. L., Oliffe, J. L., Kelly, M.T., Johnson, J. L., & Chan, A. (2013). Reconciling parenting and smoking in the context of child development. Qualitative Health Research, 23 (8), 1042-1053. [abstract]


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: 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. Available online: www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/44082.html

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., & Sarbit, G. (2012). Supporting fathers’ efforts to be smoke-free: Program principles. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44 (3), 64-82. [abstract]

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. [abstract]

Oliffe, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., & Sarbit, G. (2012). Mobilizing masculinity to support fathers who want to be smoke free. CIHR Institute of Gender and Health Knowledge Translation Casebook. Ottawa, ON: CIHR. Available online: www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/44734.html#a12

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Kelly, M., & Chambers, N. (2012). Approaches to examining gender relations in health research. In J. L. Oliffe & L. Greaves (Eds.). Designing Gender, Sex and Health Research. Sage. [abstract]

Haines-Saah, R.J., Oliffe, J.L. (2012). Visual methods in gender and health research. In J. L. Oliffe & L. Greaves (Eds.). Designing Gender, Sex and Health Research. Sage. Available online: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/40248


Bottorff, J.L., Kelly, M.T., Oliffe, J.L., Johnson, J.L., Greaves, L., & Chan, A. (2010).  Tobacco use patterns in traditional and shared parenting families: A gender perspective.  BMC Public Health, 10, 239 (13 pages). Available online: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/239

Bottorff, J. L., Oliffe, J.L., Kelly, M.T., Greaves, L., Johnson, J.L., Ponic, P., & Chan, A. (2010). Men’s business, women’s work: gender influences and fathers’ smoking. Sociology of Health and Illness, 32, 583-596. [abstract]

Oliffe, L., Bottorff, J. L., Johnson, J.L., Kelly, M. T. & LeBeau, K. (2010). Fathers: Locating smoking and masculinity in the post partum.  Qualitative Health Research, 20(3), 330-339. [abstract]

Haines, R., Oliffe, J., Bottorff, J.L., Poland, B.D. (2010). “The missing picture” – tobacco use through the eyes of smokers. Tobacco Control, 19: 206-212. [abstract]

Greaves, L. Oliffe, J., Ponic, P., Kelly, M., & Bottorff, J. L. (2010). Unclean fathers, responsible men: Smoking, stigma and fatherhood. Health Sociology, 19 (4), 522-533. Available online from Health Sociology Review.


Johnson, J.L., Oliffe, J. L., Kelly, K. T., Bottorff, J. L.., & LeBeau, K., (2009). The readings of smoking fathers: A semiotics analyses of tobacco cessation images. Health Communication, 24, 532-547. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Radsma, J., Kelly, M., & Oliffe, J. (2009). New fathers’ narratives of reducing and quitting smoking. Sociology of Health and Illness, 31(2), 185-200. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Poole, N. and the FACET research team (2009). Reducing smoking among mothers: The FACET Program. In Knowledge to action: A knowledge translation casebook. (pp. 35-37). Ottawa, ON: Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Available online: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/36620

Oliffe, J., Bottorff, J.L., Kelly, M., & Halpin, M. (2008) Analyzing participant produced photographs from an ethnographic study of fatherhood and smoking. Research in Nursing and Health Research, 31, 529-539. [abstract]

Oliffe, J., & Bottorff, J.L. (2007). Further than the eye can see?  Photo-elicitation and research with men.  Qualitative Health Research, 17(6), 850-858. [Reprinted in R. Dingwall (Ed), (2008) Qualitative Health Research. Volume 4, Part 2. London, UK, SAGE Publications.] [abstract]

Greaves, L., Kalaw, C., & Bottorff, J.L. (2007). Case studies in power and control related to tobacco use during pregnancy. Women’s Health Issues, 17(5), 325-332. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J., Kalaw, C., Carey, J., & Mroz, L. (2006). Men’s constructions of smoking in the context of women’s tobacco reduction during pregnancy and postpartum. Social Sciences & Medicine, 62, 3096-3108. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Kalaw, C., Johnson, J.L., Stewart, M., Greaves, L., & Carey, J. (2006). Couple dynamics during women’s tobacco reduction in pregnancy and postpartum. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 8(4), 499-509. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Kalaw, C., Johnson, J.L., Chambers, N., Stewart, M., Greaves, L., & Kelly, M. (2005). Unraveling smoking ties: How tobacco use is embedded in couple interactions. Research in Nursing and Health, 28, 316-328. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Kalaw, C., Johnson, J.L., Stewart, M., & Greaves, L. (2005). Tobacco use in intimate spaces: Issues in the qualitative study of couple dynamics. Qualitative Health Research, 15, 564-577. [abstract]

Related Publications

Greaves, Lorraine (1996). Smoke Screen: Women’s Smoking and Social Control. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing. Find it online: http://www.bmj.com/content/313/7063/1018.2

Ratner, PA, Johnson, J.L., & Bottorff, J.L. (1997). Smoking in pregnancy: How well are we doing in encouraging women to quit? British Columbia Medical Journal, 39, 492-495.

Ratner, P.A., Johnson, J.L., Bottorff, J.L. (1999). Smoking relapse and early weaning among postpartum women: Is there an association? Birth, 26, 76-82. [abstract]

Bottorff, J.L., Johnson, J.L., Irwin, L.G., & Ratner, P.A. (2000). Narratives of smoking relapse: The stories of postpartum women. Research in Nursing and Health, 23, 126-134. [abstract]

Johnson, J. L., Ratner, P. A., Bottorff, J. L., Hall, W., & Dahinten, S. (2000). Preventing smoking relapse in postpartum women. Nursing Research, 49, 44-52. [abstract]

Ratner, P. A., Johnson, J. L., Bottorff, J. L., Dahinten, S., & Hall, W. (2000). Twelve-month follow-up of a smoking relapse prevention intervention for postpartum women. Addictive Behaviors, 25, 81-92. [abstract]

Ratner, P.A., Johnson, J.L., & Bottorff, J.L. (2001). Mothers’ efforts to protect their infants from environmental tobacco smoke. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 92, 46-47. [abstract]

Irwin, L.G., Johnson, J.L., & Bottorff, J.L. (2005). Mothers who smoke: Confessions and justifications. Health Care for Women International, 26(7), 577-590. [abstract]

Greaves, L., Cormier, R., Devries, K., Bottorff, J., Johnson, J., Kirkland, S., & Aboussafy, D. (2003, May) Expecting to Quit: A Best Practices Review of Smoking Cessation Strategies for Pregnant and Postpartum Girls and Women (A report submitted to Health Canada). Vancouver: British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (94 pp.)Available online from: Expecting to Quit.

KT Resources

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

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, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada. Available from www.facet.ubc.ca

Bottorff, J. L., Carey, J, Poole, N, Greaves, L., & Urquhart, C.  (2008). Couples and Smoking: What you need to know when you are pregnant. British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health; Centre for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia Okanagan. Available from: www.facet.ubc.ca

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Other Publications/Reports

Bottorff, J.L. (March, 2013). Integrating gender into approaches for tobacco cessation. Invited webinar presentation for the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, NY (March 6, 2013). Available online: http://www.nysmokefree.com/confcalls/Prevcalls.aspx

Bottorff, JL., Oliffe, J. L., and Sarbit, G. (2012). Gender and Health Promotion: A Men-friendly Approach to Smoking Cessation. Poster presentation at the 39th Meeting and Annual Conference, American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC. (October 11-13, 2012) Available online: http://www.epostersonline.com/aan2012/?q=node/1666

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G., Hussein, Z. & Hill, T. (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 (March 2010). Available online from: Inspire Net.

Bottorff, J.L., Oliffe, J.L., Sarbit, G. (2010). Clearing the smoke on parents and pregnancy: the FACET journey. Intersections: CIHR Institute of Gender and Health celebrates 10 years. University of British Columbia. Available online: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/42773.html

Roberts, A. (2010). The “Baby Patch”: Smoking cessation interventions embrace new fathers (Interview conducted by A. Roberts). Cross Currents. The Journal of Addictions and Mental Health13(4), 10. Available online from: CrossCurrents: The Journal of Addiction and Mental Health.

Bottorff, J. L., & Carey, J. (2007). Learning about “TRIPs”: Men, women and tobacco in intimate relationships.  Visions: BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal, 3(4), 22-23. Available online from: Here To Help

Greaves, L. Kalaw, C., & Bottorff, J. L. (2007). Response letter to the editor [from S. Shatenstein re: Case studies of power and control related to tobacco use during pregnancy].  Women’s Health Issues, 17, 383-385. [abstract]

Gayl Sarbit and Joan Bottorff at the release of the book 'What a Difference Sex and Gender Make'