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Research Fellow
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine (Dunedin)
Research summary
Public health


My research interests include drug safety issues, alcohol use, spirituality and health and tobacco control.


Ozarka, E., Teddy, L., Blank, M.-L., Waa, A., & Hoek, J. (2024). Managing fear responses: A qualitative analysis of pictorial warning labels five years post-plain packaging. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntae112 Journal - Research Article

Blank, M.-L., & Hoek, J. (2023). Smoking, vaping and drinking: A qualitative analysis of Aotearoa New Zealand young adults who tried e-cigarettes to stop smoking tobacco. Addiction. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/add.16413 Journal - Research Article

Blank, M.-L., & Hoek, J. (2023). E-cigarette flavours and vaping as a social practice: Implications for tobacco control. Critical Public Health, 33(5), 518-527. doi: 10.1080/09581596.2023.2226806 Journal - Research Article

Blank, M.-L., & Hoek, J. (2023). Navigating social interactions and constructing vaping social identities: A qualitative exploration with New Zealand young adults who smoke. Drug & Alcohol Review, 42, 268-276. doi: 10.1111/dar.13542 Journal - Research Article

Robertson, L., Hoek, J., & Blank, M.-L. (2022). A qualitative analysis of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) uptake and use among young adult never-smokers in New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 17(5), e0268449. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268449 Journal - Research Article

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