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2016 Haverty Lecture to Focus on Reducing Tobacco Use

Posted On May 8, 2016
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The 2016 J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture “Change Agents in Business, Government, and Research: A Battle for a Smoke-free 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.

 

Speakers' photos

 

Details:

14th annual J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture
“Change Agents in Business, Government, and Research: A Battle for a Smoke-free Society.”

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Reception at 6:00 p.m. and lecture at 7:00 p.m.
Student Center East Ballroom

The lecture is free and open to the public. To reserve your seat, RSVP here.