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7th Annual VCBH Conference, Oct 10-11, Hilton (Burlington, VT)

August 1, 2019 by Jennifer Smith

Complementary Contributions of Tobacco Control & Regulatory Science Research to Protecting the Public Health

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.
Poster abstract deadline: Aug 15.  Please send submissions (including title, authors, affiliations, and 250-word abstract) to Diann Gaalema

2019 Keynote Speaker: Dorothy K. Hatsukami, PhD

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.

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