Seminars are in Room 366 Library unless otherwise noted.

Stephen Babb Presents: “Do Local Smoke-free Laws Result in Disparities in Protection?” Jidong Huang Presents: “Analyzing the Impact of Local Smoke-free Air Policies: Perils and Pitfalls of Using Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights’ Local Data”

Stephen Babb & Jidong Huang
Public Health Analyst at CDC Office on Smoking and Health (Babb) and Research Specialist at the University of Illinois at Chicago (Huang)
Oct 21 2011 - 10:00am

Stephen Babb is a Public Health Analyst with the Policy, Planning, and Coordination Unit of the Office of the Director of the CDC Office on Smoking and Health (OSH). In this role, he conducts analysis of policies and programs related to tobacco and health issues and responds to internal and external inquiries. Prior to his current position, Stephen served as a Health Education Specialist, a Program Consultant, and a Strategic Coordinator within various branches of the OSH. Before joining the CDC, Stephen spent six years as a regional field director with the New Mexico tobacco control program.


Jidong Huang is a Research Specialist in the Health Policy Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His current research focuses on the influences of tobacco taxes/prices, smoke free air laws, state tobacco control programs, and anti-tobacco media campaigns on youth and adult tobacco purchasing behavior and tobacco use outcomes.

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