It’s About a Billion Lives Annual Symposium

Friday, January 28, 2022

To watch the archived Symposium click here.

Keynote Speaker, Pebbles Fagan, PhD, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for the Study of Tobacco at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: "Social Justice and Deconstructing Racism in the Tobacco Prevention and Control Movement"  (5m:25 sec)

Two of these presentations are from our postdoctoral fellows and graduates.  Interested in joining us for postdoctoral fellowship?  LEARN MORE  

  • "Effects of aerosol from e-cigarettes and marijuana on arterial function," Poonam Rao, MBBS, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (1h:18m)
  • "Using Big Data to Understand the Health Effects of Cannabis," Salomeh Keyhani, MD, Professor, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine (1h:39m)
  • "E-cigarettes, medications, dietary supplements and the regulation road less traveled," Candy Tsourounis, PharmD, Professor, UCSF Department of Clinical Pharmacy (2h:17m)
  • "Tobacco Industry Influence on Smoke-Free Policies in Multi-Unit Housing: An Evaluation of Tobacco Industry Documents," Joshua Miller, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (2h:54m)

Closing Remarks, Alicia Fernandez, MD, Professor, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General

This event is co-presented by The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the UCSF Multiethnic Health Equity Research Center (MERC).

Watch the 2021 symposium and past years’ symposia.