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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

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Very insightful and informative.