It’s About a Billion Lives Annual Symposium

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Keynote 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 (6 min, 25 sec)

  • "Using social media to help young adults quit smoking," Danielle Ramo, PhD, UCSF Associate Professor in Residence, UCSF Dept of Psychiatry (56 min, 10 sec)
  • "Learning from tobacco industry to fight back: Peer-crowd targeting in e-cigarette advertisements," Minji Kim, PhD, UCSF Postdoctoral Fellow (1 hr, 30 min, 17 sec)
  • "Chasing the cloud or choking on it: E-cigarettes and lung health," Jeffrey Gotts, MD, UCSF Assistant Professor of Medicine (1 hr, 56 min, 42 sec)
  • "Containing Diffusion: The Tobacco Industry’s Trade Strategy to Block Tobacco Standardized Packaging," Eric Crosbie, PhD, UCSF Postdoctoral Fellow ( 2 hr, 22 min, 55 sec)

The symposium was held on Friday, February 2, 2018, at UCSF Cole Hall.

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