Tobacco Control Research Seminars

2017

February 6, 2017
Joel Schwartz, DMD, DMedSc
Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Presentation: Oral Microbiome and Tissue Specificity: ”Good and Bad”

To view a recording of Dr. Schwartz's seminar, please click here.

February 13, 2017
Abby Evans, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Understanding the psychological underpinnings of effective public health interventions: the case of cigarette pictorial warning labels

April 3, 2017
Courtney A. Granville, PhD, MSPH, DABT
Research Leader, Battelle
Vladimir Mikheev, PhD 
Principal Research Scientist, Battelle
Presentation: Updates on Tobacco Regulatory Science at Battelle:
  - Genomic Benchmark Dose Modeling (Courtney Granville)
  - Issues in measuring e-cigarette use behavior (Granville/Mikheev)
  - Particle size distribution of e-cigarette aerosol (Vladimir Mikheev)

May 1, 2017
Andrew Strasser, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
The University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Presentation: Informing Tobacco Regulatory Science Through Behavioral Laboratory Studies

To view a recording of Dr. Strasser's seminar, please click here.

May 8, 2017
Megan Roberts, PhD

Post-doctoral Researcher, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Undergrads and Audits

June 5, 2017
Annice Kim, PhD, MPH
Senior Social Scientist, Public Health Policy Research Program
RTI International
Presentation: Using virtual technology and eyetracking to test tobacco regulatory policies at the point-of-sale

To view a recording of Dr. Kim's seminar, please click here.

June 12, 2017
Natalie Hemmerich, JD
Post-doctoral researcher, OSU Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
Presentation: Closing the Regulatory Gap for Synthetic Nicotine

September 11, 2017
Megan Roberts, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Digging into Adolescent Tobacco Use: Updates from the Buckeye Teen Health Study

October 2, 2017
David Levy, PhD
Professor, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University
Presentation: The prospects and perils of modeling e-cigarette use
The James, room L035, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

November 6, 2017
Elyse Park, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Member, IHP/Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Presentation: TBD
The James, room L035, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

November 13, 2017
H. N. (Raj) Nagaraja, PhD
Professor Emeritus, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: TBD
Cunz Hall, Room 160, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

December 4, 2017
Jian-Min Yuan, MD, PhD
Professor, Epidemiology
Arnold Palmer Endowed Chair in Cancer Prevention,
Associate Director, Cancer Control and Population Science,
Co-Leader, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, University of Pittsburgh Cancer 
Presentation: TBD
The James, room L035, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

December 11, 2017
Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD, MPH
Professor, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: TBD
Location: TBD

 


2016

January 11, 2016
Ayaz Hyder, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: 
Complex Systems Models in Epidemiology: Past, Present and Future

February 1, 2016
Erika S. Trapl, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Case Western Reserve University
Presentation: Cigars, Little Cigars, and Cigarillos: Hooking Another Generation on Tobacco

To view a recording of Dr. Trapl's seminar, please click here.

March 7, 2016
Jim F. Thrasher, PhD, MA, MS
Associate Professor, Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
Presentation: Tobacco Packaging as a Communication Channel: Emerging Research on Innovations from Public Health and the Tobacco Industry

To view a recording of Dr. Thrasher's seminar, please click here.

April 4, 2016
Scott J. Leischow, PhD
Professor of Health Services Research
Co-Director, Cancer Prevention and Control, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Director, Research on health Equity And Community Health (REACH)
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona
Presentation: Rationale and Effectiveness of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) for Tobacco Treatment

To view a recording of Dr. Leischow's seminar, please click here.

April 11, 2016
Sonia Duffy, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor & Mildred E. Newton Endowed Chair, College of Nursing
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Understanding and Sustaining Behavior Change Related to Tobacco Use

May 2, 2016
Neal Benowitz, MD
Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
University of California San Francisco 
Presentation: Biomarkers of Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and Emerging Tobacco Products

To view a recording of Dr. Benowitz's seminar, please click here.

May 9, 2016
Christopher Simons, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Sensory as a Science: Two Sides of a Coin 

June 6, 2016
Alexandra Loukas, PhD
Barbie M. and Gary L. Coleman Professor in Education, College of Education
The University of Texas at Austin
Presentation: The Texas Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth and Young Adults: Examining Alternative Tobacco Use and Exposure to Tobacco Marketing 

To view a recording of Dr. Loukas' seminar, please click here.

June 13, 2016
Mike Vuolo, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
The Ohio State University
Presentation: The Impact of Tobacco Control Policies on Smoking among a National Longitudinal Panel of U.S. Young Adults

July/August 2016 – No Seminars

September 12, 2016
Nate Doogan, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
The Ohio State University
Presentation: 
Examining Changes in the Rural Cigarette Use Disparity 

October 3, 2016
Meghan Morean, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Oberlin College 
Presentation: Margaritas, Marshmallows, and Marijuana: Exploring the versatility of e-cigarette use in adolescents and adults

To view a recording of Dr. Morean's seminar, please click here.

October 10, 2016
Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD
Professor Emerita, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: A prospective cohort of adult tobacco users in urban and rural Ohio: Baseline characteristics 

November 14, 2016
Min-Ae Song, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Evaluation of the Toxic Effects of E-cigarettes in the Lung

December 5, 2016
Isaac M. Lipkus, PhD
Professor, School of Nursing, Duke University 
Presentation: Do biomarkers promote smoking cessation? Insights from a research program

To view a recording of Dr. Lipkus' seminar, please click here.

December 12, 2016
Elizabeth Klein, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: 
Navigating Information about Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents in Tobacco Products


2015

January 5, 2015
Natalie Hemmerich, JD
Post-doctoral researcher, OSU Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
Presentation: FDA Deeming and Evidentiary Support for Regulating Flavors in E-Cigs

February 2, 2015
Terry Pechacek, PhD
Professor, School of Public Health, Georgia State University
Presentation: The Importance of Market Segmentation in Communicating about E-Cigarettes

March 2, 2015
Saul Shiffman, PhD
Research Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: Non-daily Smokers and Models of Nicotine Dependence

April 2015 – No seminar due to Public Health Week

May 4, 2015
Richard O’Connor, PhD
Associate Professor of Oncology & Associate Member, Population Sciences Program
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Presentation: Approaches to Assessing Alternative Tobacco Product Use in US Smokers

June 10, 2015
Kurt Ribisl, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Behavior
University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health
Principal Investigator: UNC Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communication (TCORS)
Presentation: 
Tobacco-related Disparities at Point-of-Sale and Promising Policy Solutions

July/August 2015 – No Seminars

September 14, 2015
Elizabeth Klein, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Presentation: The Ohio Health Warning Label Study 

September 21, 2015
Purnima Kumar, BDS, MDS, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University
Presentation: OSU-CERTS 2014-2015 Pilot Project: Effects of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems on the Oral Microbiome
 

October 5, 2015
K. “Vish” Viswanath, PhD
Professor of Health Communication, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard School of Public Health
McGraw-Patterson Center for Population Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
Presentation: Reaching the Hardly Reached: Communication, the Poor and Tobacco Control 

October 12, 2015
Micah Berman, JD
Assistant Professor, College of Public Health and the Moritz College of Law 
The Ohio State University
Presentation: OSU-CERTS 2014-2015 Pilot Project: Content Analysis and Legal Review of Online E-Cigarette Advertising from Manufacturers, Retailers and Affiliates 

October 19, 2015
Dean Lillard, PhD 
Associate Professor, Department of Human Sciences, College of Education and Human Ecology
The Ohio State University
Presentation: 
A New Measure of the Stock and Flow of Information and How it Affects Behavior

November 2, 2015
David Abrams, PhD
Executive Director of the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Legacy
Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Principal Investigator: Center for Evaluation and Coordination of Training and Research (CECTR) in Tobacco Regulatory Science
Presentation: 
What the State of the Science Really Tells Us About E-cigarettes (ANDS): Informing FDA’s Public Health Standard for Regulation & Policy

 To view a recording of Dr. Abrams' seminar, please click here.

November 9, 2015 
Amy Ferketich, PhD
Professor, College of Public health
The Ohio State University
Elizabeth Klein, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Public Health
The Ohio State University
Megan Roberts, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
The Ohio State University
Presentation: Study of Hookah Initiation: Science, Health, and Action (SHISHA)

November 16, 2015
Min-Ae Song, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science
Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Ohio State University
Presentation: OSU-CERTS 2015-2016 Pilot Project: 
Effects of Electronic Cigarette Use on the Human Lung
Dylan Wagner, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
The Ohio State University
Presentation: OSU-CERTS 2015-2016 Pilot Project: Using Functional Neuroimaging to assess the reward-value of flavored tobacco product advertisements in adolescents

December 7, 2015
Jonathan Samet, MD, MS
Director, University of Southern California (USC) Institute for Global Health 
Distinguished Professor and Flora L. Thornton Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine 
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Presentation: Public Health Impact and Tobacco Regulatory Science:  Menthol and More 

 

For more information about the Tobacco Control Research Seminars, please contact
Amy Wermert at wermert.7@osu.edu.

 

The Ohio State University, Center of Excellence for Regulatory Tobacco Science (OSU-CERTS), is supported by grant number P50CA180908 from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). The content in this website is solely the responsibility of OSU-CERTS and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health or the Food and Drug Administration.