TCORS: Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR)

Upcoming Events

2024 IHPI Director's Lecture: “Reflections on Health Disparities Science” with Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
DATE + TIME: Fri Mar 08, 2024 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
LOCATION: NCRC Building 10 Research Auditorium; Livestreaming will also be available.

Join IHPI Director John Ayanian, MD, MPP, for a conversation with National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Director, Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD. Dr. Pérez-Stable is Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He oversees NIMHD’s annual budget to advance the science of minority health and health disparities research. NIMHD conducts and supports research programs to advance knowledge and understanding of health disparities, identify mechanisms to improve minority health and reduce health disparities, and develop effective interventions to reduce health disparities in community and clinical settings. Please visit the event web page for registration and more information.

SPEAKERS: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. (Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities)
Developing the Approach Section for Tobacco Regulatory Science Proposals
Flyer for Developing the Approach Section for Tobacco Regulatory Science Proposals
DATE + TIME: Tue Apr 02, 2024 3:30 PM — 4:30 PM

Panelists will each provide a brief presentation on developing the Approach section in the context of TRS proposals. There will be sufficient time for Q & A, and registrants will be offered the opportunity to submit questions prior to the event. This event is open to all TRS investigators. Registration is required. Please register by Friday, March 29th. For more information, please contact Molly Coeling at mcoeling@umich.edu.

SPEAKERS: Dr. Stephanie Land (Program Director & Statistician, NIH National Cancer Institute, Behavioral Research Program, Tobacco Control Research Branch) ; Dr. Adam Leventhal (Director, Institute for Addiction Science, University of Southern California) ; Dr. Jamie Tam (Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy & Management, Yale School of Public Health)

Recent Events

Should ChatGPT be your next co-author? Considerations for GenAI and academic authorship
DATE: Thu Jan 25, 2024
In this workshop, Dr. Ella August will cover key considerations for using Generative AI in academic authorship, including: • How and why researchers have been using ChatGPT in academic writing
• Writing papers pre-ChatGPT
• Writing papers post-ChatGPT
• Professional and ethical standards
• Privacy considerations
SPEAKERS: Dr. Ella August
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Developing Significance and Innovation Sections for Tobacco Regulatory Science Proposals
DATE: Wed Nov 01, 2023
Panelists will each provide a brief presentation on developing Significance and Innovation sections in the context of TRS proposals. There will be sufficient time for Q & A, and registrants will be offered the opportunity to submit questions prior to the event. This event is open to CAsToR affiliates and panelists’ invitees.Registration is required.Questions? Please contact Molly Coeling at mcoeling@umich.edu.
SPEAKERS: Dr. Stephanie Land (Program Director & Statistician, NIH National Cancer Institute, Behavioral Research Program, Tobacco Control Research Branch) and Dr. Adam Leventhal (Director, Institute for Addiction Science, University of Southern California) and Dr. Jamie Tam (Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy & Management, Yale School of Public Health)
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“Tobacco and Nicotine” Course Trailer | Michigan Online
DATE: Tue Oct 10, 2023
“Tobacco & Nicotine: Public Health, Science, Policy, and Law” tells the story of smoking and tobacco and nicotine product use, focusing on the specific - but not unique - story of the U.S., while also presenting important information and insights from elsewhere in the world. Hosted by lead instructor Cliff Douglas of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the course features 18 experts in a range of tobacco control areas and issues.
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Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR) 3.0 Inaugural Event
DATE: Thu Oct 05, 2023
Slides for Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR) 3.0 Inaugural EventRecognizing the second round of NIH funding, Twenty Million Dollars, 2023-2028View slides for this event
SPEAKERS: Lynda Lisabeth, Sr. Associate Dean, UM School of Public Health and Eric Fearon, Director, UM Rogel Cancer Center and Helen Meissner, Director, Tobacco Regulatory Science Program and Denise Anthony, Chair, Health Mgt & Policy and Belinda Needham, Chair, Epidemiology and David Mendez, PI, University of Michigan and David Levy, PI, Georgetown University and Rafael Meza, PI, BC Cancer Research Institute and Ritesh Mistry, Co-Investigator, UM and Kenneth Warner, Co-Investigator, UM