WARD, KENNETH D.

Professor
Preventive Medicine

Office: 633 NORMAL ST MEMPHIS TN 38152
Tel: (901) 678-1714
kward3@uthsc.edu
KDWARD

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Memphis, TN, Clinical Psychology
  • M.S., University of Memphis, TN, Clinical Psychology
  • A.B., Brown University, Providence, RI, Psychology

Research interest/specialty

Behavioral/pharmacologic smoking cessation treatment.

Research interest/specialty

Behavioral/pharmacologic smoking cessation treatment.

Publications

  1. Maziak, W, Rastam, S, Ibrahim, I, Ward, KD, Eissenberg, T. Waterpipe-associated particulate matter emissions. Nicotine Tob Res, 10 (3), 519-23, 2008.
  2. Maziak, W, Ali, RA, Fouad, MF, Rastam, S, Wipfli, H, Travers, MJ, Ward, KD, Eissenberg, T. Exposure to secondhand smoke at home and in public places in Syria: a developing country's perspective. Inhal Toxicol, 20 (1), 17-24, 2008.
  3. Maziak, W, Ward, KD, Stockton, MB. Childhood obesity: are we missing the big picture. Obes Rev, 9 (1), 35-42, 2008.
  4. Ward, KD, Eissenberg, T, Gray, JN, Srinivas, V, Wilson, N, Maziak, W. Characteristics of U.S. waterpipe users: a preliminary report. Nicotine Tob Res, 9 (12), 1339-46, 2007.
  5. Maziak, W, Ward, KD, Eissenberg, T. Interventions for waterpipe smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev (4), CD005549, 2007.
  6. Maziak, W, Rastam, S, Mzayek, F, Ward, KD, Eissenberg, T, Keil, U. Cardiovascular health among adults in Syria: a model from developing countries. Ann Epidemiol, 17 (9), 713-20, 2007.
  7. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Sell, MA, Scarinci, IC, Read, MC. Characteristics and correlates of quitting among black and white low-income pregnant smokers. Am J Health Behav, 30 (6), 651-62, 2006.
  8. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Relyea, G, Debon, M, Klesges, RC. Waterpipe smoking among American military recruits. Prev Med, 43 (2), 92-7, 2006.
  9. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Read, MC, Sell, MA, Beech, BM. Testicular cancer awareness and self-examination among adolescent males in a community-based youth organization. Prev Med, 41 (2), 386-98, 2005.
  10. Ward, KD, Hammal, F, VanderWeg, MW, Eissenberg, T, Asfar, T, Rastam, S, Maziak, W. Are waterpipe users interested in quitting. Nicotine Tob Res, 7 (1), 149-56, 2005.
  11. Ward, KD, Hunt, KM, Berg, MB, Slawson, DA, Vukadinovich, CM, McClanahan, BS, Clemens, LH. Reliability and validity of a brief questionnaire to assess calcium intake in female collegiate athletes. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 14 (2), 209-21, 2004.
  12. Mehlenbeck, RS, Ward, KD, Klesges, RC, Vukadinovich, CM. A pilot intervention to increase calcium intake in female collegiate athletes. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 14 (1), 18-29, 2004.
  13. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, Kovach, KW, Elrod, MC, DeBon, M, Haddock, CK, Talcott, GW, Lando, HA. Characteristics of highly physically active smokers in a population of young adult military recruits. Addict Behav, 28 (8), 1405-18, 2003.
  14. McClanahan, BS, Harmon-Clayton, K, Ward, KD, Klesges, RC, Vukadinovich, CM, Cantler, ED. Side-to-side comparisons of bone mineral density in upper and lower limbs of collegiate athletes. J Strength Cond Res, 16 (4), 586-90, 2002.
  15. McClanahan, BS, Ward, KD, Vukadinovich, C, Klesges, RC, Chitwood, L, Kinzey, SJ, Brown, S, Frate, D. Bone mineral density in triathletes over a competitive season. J Sports Sci, 20 (6), 463-9, 2002.
  16. Ward, KD, Vander Weg, MW, Kovach, KW, Klesges, RC, DeBon, MW, Haddock, CK, Talcott, GW, Lando, HA. Ethnic and gender differences in smoking and smoking cessation in a population of young adult air force recruits. Am J Health Promot, 16 (5), 259-66, 2002.
  17. Leachman Slawson, D, McClanahan, BS, Clemens, LH, Ward, KD, Klesges, RC, Vukadinovich, CM, Cantler, ED. Food sources of calcium in a sample of African-American an Euro-American collegiate athletes. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 11 (2), 199-208, 2001.
  18. Ward, KD, Klesges, RC. A meta-analysis of the effects of cigarette smoking on bone mineral density. Calcif Tissue Int, 68 (5), 259-70, 2001.
  19. Vander Weg, MW, Klesges, RC, Ward, KD. Differences in resting energy expenditure between black and white smokers: implications for postcessation weight gain. Eur J Clin Nutr, 54 (12), 895-9, 2000.
  20. Klesges, RC, Harmon-Clayton, K, Ward, KD, Kaufman, EM, Haddock, CK, Talcott, GW, Lando, HA. Predictors of milk consumption in a population of 17- to 35-year-old military personnel. J Am Diet Assoc, 99 (7), 821-6; quiz 827-8, 1999.
  21. Klesges, RC, Ward, KD, Ray, JW, Cutter, G, Jacobs, DR, Wagenknecht, LE. The prospective relationships between smoking and weight in a young, biracial cohort: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study. J Consult Clin Psychol, 66 (6), 987-93, 1998.
  22. Ward, KD, Klesges, RC, Zbikowski, SM, Bliss, RE, Garvey, AJ. Gender differences in the outcome of an unaided smoking cessation attempt. Addict Behav, 22 (4), 521-33, 1997.
  23. Meyers, AW, Klesges, RC, Winders, SE, Ward, KD, Peterson, BA, Eck, LH. Are weight concerns predictive of smoking cessation? A prospective analysis. J Consult Clin Psychol, 65 (3), 448-52, 1997.
  24. Klesges, RC, Winders, SE, Meyers, AW, Eck, LH, Ward, KD, Hultquist, CM, Ray, JW, Shadish, WR. How much weight gain occurs following smoking cessation? A comparison of weight gain using both continuous and point prevalence abstinence. J Consult Clin Psychol, 65 (2), 286-91, 1997.
  25. Klesges, RC, Ward, KD, Shelton, ML, Applegate, WB, Cantler, ED, Palmieri, GM, Harmon, K, Davis, J. Changes in bone mineral content in male athletes. Mechanisms of action and intervention effects. JAMA, 276 (3), 226-30, 1996.