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Institute for Global Tobacco Control

Lectures and Events


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.

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Our Spring 2020 lectures will be announced soon


All of our lectures are available a short time after the event on our YouTube channel

Past lectures and events

Fall 2019


M. Justin Byron, PhD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Marissa Reitsma, Research Scientist, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; PhD student in Health Policy, Stanford University.


Kevin Welding, PhD. Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Julia Chen-Sankey, PhD. Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Spring and Fall 2017

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