Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service will host the panel discussion, “Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations,” featuring experts in the field of tobacco treatment, policy, and control.
This event is open to all on campus and increases community awareness of:
- Tobacco industry practices that target underserved populations, such as minority groups, the LGBTQ community, low income communities, and others
- Tobacco-related health disparities in underserved communities
- What can be done to help reduce inequities
- Lincoln Mondy, Progressive Communication Strategist, and Creator, Black Lives/Black Lungs
- Cliff Douglas, JD, Vice President for Tobacco Control, American Cancer Society (ACS); Director, ACS Center for Tobacco Control; Director, U-M Tobacco Research Network; and Adjunct Professor, U-M School of Public Health
- Kate Donaldson, Health Educator, District Health Department #10
- Lilianna Reyes, Program Services Director and Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Affirmations
Who Should Attend:
Professionals and students interested in healthcare and social justice and anyone interested in learning more about how the tobacco industry targets marginalized populations.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m.
U-M School of Public Health, M1020 SPH II
Doors open: 4:30 p.m.
Panel discussion: 5 p.m.
Reception: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
MHealthy is pleased to offer this event at no charge, however, registration is required. Register now!