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Public Health Grand Rounds - Vaping and E-Cigarettes:  Fighting the Battle, Losing the War?

Michael Mendoza, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., commissioner of Public Health for Monroe County, will present "Vaping and E-Cigarettes:  Fighting the Battle, Losing the War?"

During this presentation, Dr. Mendoza will share his perspective on the current state of vaping and e-cigarettes within Monroe County. This presentation will include a summary of this public health issue, including what is currently known and unknown, including the broader context of addiction.

At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

  • Review the epidemiology of chronic e-cigarette use and its relationship to acute lung injury
  • Explore the complexities of implementing policies that seek to address e-cigarettes
  • Reframe the present controversy around e-cigarettes within the broader context of smoking and addiction

Friday, February 21 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Helen Wood Hall, SON Auditorium, 1w304
255 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester NY 14642

Event Type

Lectures and Talks, Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education, Grand Rounds

Audience

General Public, Faculty, Students, Staff, Health Care Professionals

Tags

research

Website

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/commun...

Group
Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Public Health Sciences , Center for Community Health & Prevention
Contact Phone or Email

carolyn_settle@urmc.rochester.edu

Accommodations

ASL interpreters in attendance

Continuing Education Credits

1.0

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TERESA RODGERS

TERESA RODGERS left a positive review Thursday, February 20, 2020

Very insightful and informative.