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Lectures and Events

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Innovations in Tobacco Control Lecture Series

The Institute hosts a lecture series highlighting experts in the field of tobacco control. Speakers have included Robert Proctor, expert witness against the tobacco industry and professor of history of science at Stanford University, Ruth Malone, Editor-in-Chief of Tobacco Control and Professor and Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UCSF School of Nursing, and Cathy Backinger, Deputy Director for Research at the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.

Fall 2022 Schedule

The lectures will take place on Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Click the links to register. For more information, contact us at igtc@jhu.edu.

November 7, Noon EST: Armando Peruga, The Evolution of Tobacco Control

December 1, Noon EST: Les Hagen, Global Tobacco Control Progress Hub (link available soon)

September 13, Noon EDT: Fernanda Alonso, Policies Related to Health Warning Label Rotation in the PAHO region

 

October 6, Noon EDT: Kamran Siddiqi, Policies Related to Smokeless Tobacco

 

Spring 2022

 

Dr. Connie Hoe, research group lead and Humboldt Fellow at Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University, in Germany

 

Xiaozhao Yousef Yang, Associate Professor at the School of Sociology and Anthropology at Sun Yat-sen University, and Yang Tingzhong, Professor at the Center for Tobacco Control Research at Zhejiang University School of Medicine in China

 

Joseph G. L. Lee, an Associate Professor at East Carolina University

 

Yvette Van Der Eijk, an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore

Fall 2021

 

Rijo M. John, an Economist and Public Health Policy Analyst, based in Kerala, India

 

Lauren Czaplicki, Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Jennifer Brown, Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior & Society in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Xi Yin, Regional Advisor in the Western Pacific Regional Office of the World Health Organization

Spring 2021

 

Tim Dewhirst, Professor, Senior Research Fellow in Marketing and Public Policy, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, University of Guelph (Canada)

 

Rebekah Rodericks, Junior Specialist, Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; and Katherine Peck, Research Impact Specialist, Population Council

 

Pranay Lal, Senior Technical Advisor, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (India)

 

James Pankow, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University

Fall 2020

 

Praveen Sinha, National Professional Officer with the World Health Organization in India

 

Ben Hawkins, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

 

Vera da Costa e Silva, Senior Public Health Consultant, Former Head of the Convention Secretariat, WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Popup Symposium Focuses on Flavors

 

As a response to increased attention on the topic of flavored e-cigarettes, IGTC convened a popup practice symposium "Flavored E-Cigarettes: What the FDA, States and Cities are Doing and Why" featuring experts from across the country.

Past lectures and events

Spring 2020

 

Dr. Jeffrey Drope, Scientific Vice President for Economic and Health Policy Research with the American Cancer Society.

 

Dr. Joaquin Barnoya, Research Director at Unidad de CirugĂ­a Cardiovascular de Guatemala.

 

Patricio Marquez, former lead public health specialist at the World Bank Group (WBG).

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Spring and Fall 2017

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