It’s About a Billion Lives Annual Symposium

Karen SmithKeynote Speaker, Karen L. Smith, MD, MPH, Director & State Public Health Officer, California Department of Public Health, presents: 

"Smokefree or Up in Smoke? Reinvigorated tobacco control policy in an era of legalized marijuana

  • "Using social media to help young adults quit smoking," Danielle Ramo, PhD, UCSF Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • "Learning from tobacco industry to fight back: Peer-crowd targeting in e-cigarette advertisements," Minji Kim, PhD, UCSF Postdoctoral Fellow
  • "Chasing the cloud or choking on it: E-cigarettes and lung health," Jeffrey Gotts, MD, UCSF Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • "Containing Diffusion: The Tobacco Industry’s Trade Strategy to Block Tobacco Standardized Packaging," Eric Crosbie, PhD, UCSF Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Closing speaker, John D. Stobo, MD, Executive Vice President, UC Health      

Please join us! The symposium begins at 8:30am-12:30pm on Friday, February 2, 2018, at UCSF Cole Hall, 513 Parnassus Ave. This is a public symposium, open to all members of the University, public health and health care professionals, the media, and the community. 

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