Haverty Lecture – Reducing Tobacco Use

The 2016 J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture “Change Agents in Business, Government, and Research: A Battle for a Smokefree Society” features a panel of tobacco control experts including keynote speaker, Patrick Reynolds. Reynolds, who is the grandson of R.J. Reynolds, is executive director of the Foundation for a Smokefree America. He will share his experience as an anti-tobacco advocate born into a tobacco producing family.

Dr. Michael Eriksen, dean and Regents’ Professor in the School of Public Health and Dr. Corinne Graffunder, director of the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health will also speak on the panel. They will address changes in tobacco use and new efforts to continue curbing its use.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Reception at 6:00 p.m. and lecture at 7:00 p.m.
Student Center East Ballroom, GSU Atlanta Campus
The lecture is free and open to the public.
To reserve your seat, RSVP here.

The School of Public Health and the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science at Georgia State University are leaders in tobacco control research.  You’ll find a sampling of faculty and student publications below.

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Dissertations/Theses/Capstone Projects from SPH Students

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About Sharon Leslie

Sharon is the subject librarian for Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Respiratory Therapy. She is available for research consultations by contacting her at sleslie@gsu.edu or 404-413-2855.
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