7th Annual Vermont Center on Behavior & Health Conference

October 10-11, 2019
Hilton Hotel Burlington, Burlington, Vermont

Situated on the beautiful Burlington waterfront, this year's conference will focus on the intersection between tobacco regulatory science and tobacco control. During the 2-day event, we will bring together renowned researchers in both fields to see how tobacco regulatory science and tobacco control may compliment one another to improve public health around tobacco use and cessation.

2019 Keynote Speaker: Dorothy K. Hatsukami, PhD Hatsukami

Dorothy K. Hatsukami, PhD, is the Forster Family Chair in Cancer Prevention at the Masonic Cancer Center of the University of Minnesota and Professor of Psychiatry. She is the Associate Director of Cancer Prevention and Control at the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center and Director of the Tobacco Research Programs. Her areas of expertise include: nicotine addiction and its treatment, including testing medications such as nicotine vaccine and combination medications, in smokers. She has over 400 publications and is currently PI/Co-PI of two large NIH-funded cooperative agreements/P01 that involve assessing the toxicity, appeal and addictiveness of various tobacco products. She has served on numerous scientific advisory boards for the U.S. government including the Food and Drug Administration, Tobacco Product Scientific Advisory Committee.  She is currently a member of the World Health Organization Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation.

Call for Poster Abstracts

Abstract submissions should focus on research related to tobacco regulatory science or tobacco control. Please send submissions to diann.gaalema@med.uvm.edu. DUE DATE: September 13.

*Abstract needs to be data-based, reporting on a topic within the fields of tobacco/nicotine control or regulation. Please include a title, author list, and associated affiliations. The abstract should be no more than 250 words.

Burlington Hilton Hotel Reservations

The cut off date for booking hotel reservations through our room block has passed. Please call the Burlington Hilton at 802-658-6500 to make your reservation.

Please contact Marissa Palmer if you would like information on other hotels near the conference venue.