Artur Galimov

Assistant Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences

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Dr. Galimov is a clinical physician and public health scientist. His research primarily focuses on public health policy, addictions, implementation science, diet, and physical activity. Dr. Galimov’s work integrates methodological and theoretical frameworks, as well as advanced quantitative research methods, to understand multilevel behavioral, psychological, and community/neighborhood factors associated with healthy and risky lifestyle trajectories among adolescents and young adults. He also possesses extensive expertise in qualitative data analysis with a particular focus on the application of social media data to inform public health initiatives and policy.


  • Adult harm perceptions, purchase, and use related to synthetic vstobacco-derived nicotine vaping products: A mixed-methods study. Prev Med Rep. 2024 May; 41:102692. . View in PubMed
  • Oral Nicotine Gum Discussions on Twitter: Content Analysis Nicotine Tob Res. 2024 Mar 22; 26(4):503-507. . View in PubMed
  • Content analysis of email marketing communications among online e-cigarette retailers Nicotine Tob Res. 2024 Mar 02. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating trends in recruitment challenges in vape shop research, e-cigarette product characteristics and use among shop customers from 2019 to 2023: A mixed-methods study Tob Induc Dis. 2024; 22. . View in PubMed
  • Assessing the public discourse on Twitter: Reactions to the JUUL e-cigarettes ban in the United States Tob Induc Dis. 2024; 22. . View in PubMed
  • Monitoring website marketing among leading e-cigarette brands and vendors in California: content analysis Tob Control. 2023 Aug 29. . View in PubMed
  • Still ‘Cool’: tobacco industry responds to state-wide menthol ban with synthetic coolants Tob Control. 2023 Jul 27. . View in PubMed
  • Proliferation of ‘non-menthol’ cigarettes amid a state-wide flavour ban Tob Control. 2023 Jul 20. . View in PubMed
  • Web-based Evidence on the Treatment of Behavioral Addictions in United States Model Treatment Centers Eval Health Prof. 2023 03; 46(1):23-29. . View in PubMed
  • Hypothetical flavour ban and intention to vape among vape shop customers: the role of flavour preference and e-cigarette dependence Tob Control. 2023 01; 32(1):110-113. . View in PubMed
  • Commentary: Pilot study of the adaptation of an alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use intervention for vulnerable urban young adults Front Public Health. 2023; 11:1203699. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people with and without pre-existing mental health problems Sci Rep. 2023 04 14; 13(1):6111. . View in PubMed
  • Mental Health and Physical Complaints of German Children and Adolescents before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 03 02; 20(5). . View in PubMed
  • An Assessment of Vape Shop Products in California before and after Implementation of FDA and State Regulations Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Nov 28; 19(23). . View in PubMed
  • Physical activity, screen time, and sleep: do German children and adolescents meet the movement guidelines? Eur J Pediatr. 2022 May; 181(5):1985-1995.. View in PubMed
  • E-cigarettes and nicotine abstinence: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Eur Respir Rev. 2022 Mar 31; 31(163). . View in PubMed
  • Compliance to FDA’s elimination of free tobacco product sampling at vape shops Addict Behav. 2022 02; 125:107148. . View in PubMed
  • Use of Electronic Cigarettes as a Predictor of Cannabis Experimentation: A Longitudinal Study Among German Youth Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 02 14; 24(3):366-371. . View in PubMed
  • Reply to: “Nicotine or tobacco abstinence? ” Eur Respir Rev. 2022 12 31; 31(166).. View in PubMed
  • Ice Flavor-Related Discussions on Twitter: Content Analysis J Med Internet Res. 2022 11 30; 24(11):e41785. . View in PubMed
  • Association between federal and California state policy violation among vape shops and neighbourhood composition in Southern California Tob Control. 2021 09; 30(5):567-569. . View in PubMed
  • Peer Crowd Identification of Young and Early Middle Adulthood Customers at Vape Shops J Drug Educ. 2021 09; 50(3-4):98-107. . View in PubMed
  • Association between bullying victimization and e-cigarette use among German students Aggress Behav. 2021 07; 47(4):421-429. . View in PubMed
  • Longitudinal Tracking of Vape Shop Compliance With State Business Regulations Within Southern California Ethnic Neighborhoods During the COVID-19 Pandemic Eval Health Prof. 2021 03; 44(1):87-92. . View in PubMed
  • Vape Shop Employees: Do They Act as Smoking Cessation Counselors? Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 03 19; 23(4):756-759.. View in PubMed
  • Prevalence of disposable pod use and consumer preference for e-cigarette product characteristics among vape shop customers in Southern California: a cross-sectional study BMJ Open. 2021 10 05; 11(10):e049604. . View in PubMed
  • Signs and customer behaviors at vape shops: Multivariate multilevel model analysis Addict Behav Rep. 2020 Dec; 12:100299. . View in PubMed
  • Predictors of Vape Shops Going out of Business in Southern California Tob Regul Sci. 2020 May; 6(3):187-195. . View in PubMed
  • Vape-only versus vape-and-smoke shops: sales to minors in four states Tob Control. 2020 Mar 26. . View in PubMed
  • Notes From the Field: Vape Shop Business Operations Compliance in the Wake of COVID-19 Eval Health Prof. 2020 06; 43(2):135-137. . View in PubMed
  • Association of energy drink consumption with substance-use initiation among adolescents: A 12-month longitudinal study J Psychopharmacol. 2020 02; 34(2):221-228. . View in PubMed
  • Corrigendum to “Three-month effects of Project EX: A smoking intervention pilot program with Korean adolescents” [AddictBehav. Rep. 9 (2019) 100152]. Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Dec; 10:100206. . View in PubMed
  • Three-month effects of Project EX: A smoking intervention pilot program with Korean adolescents Addict Behav Rep. 2019 Jun; 9:100152. . View in PubMed
  • Hookah Use among Russian adolescents: Prevalence and correlates Addict Behav. 2019 03; 90:258-264. . View in PubMed
  • Commentary: The Emergence of Pod Mods at Vape Shops Eval Health Prof. 2019 03; 42(1):118-124. . View in PubMed
  • Energy drink consumption among German adolescents: Prevalence, correlates, and predictors of initiation Appetite. 2019 08 01; 139:172-179. . View in PubMed
  • Individualism-Collectivism, Social Self-Control and Adolescent Substance Use and Risky Sexual Behavior Subst Use Misuse. 2018 06 07; 53(7):1057-1067. . View in PubMed
  • Testing the nicotine dependence measure mFTQ for adolescent smokers: A multinational investigation Am J Addict. 2017 Oct; 26(7):689-696. . View in PubMed
  • Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adolescents in the Russian Federation Subst Use Misuse. 2017 02 23; 52(3):332-339. . View in PubMed
  • Prevalence and Co-Occurrence of Addictive Behaviors Among Russian and Spanish Youth: A Replication Study J Drug Educ. 2016 Mar-Jun; 46(1-2):32-46. . View in PubMed