TCORS 2.0: Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR)

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Recent Webinars

Lightning Talks 2023 Session Three: Tobacco Related Disparities
DATE + TIME: Thu Jan 19, 2023 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
DESCRIPTION: “Trajectories of tobacco use, stress and health among U.S. transgender youth and adults” with Dr. Luisa Kcomt (Wayne State University) • “Longitudinal trends in the prevalence of menthol cigarette use and disparities in use at sub-national levels by sex, age, and race/ethnicity: Findings from the International Tobacco Control US Surveys from 2002 to 2020” with Dr. Pete Driezen (University of Waterloo)
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Lightning Talks 2023 Session Two: Tobacco Use Transitions
DATE + TIME: Thu Jan 19, 2023 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DESCRIPTION: “Determinants of tobacco use transitions among smokers and dual users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes” with Dr. Andrew Brouwer (University of Michigan) • “Identifying causal pathways in longitudinal tobacco product transition studies” with Dr. Shu “Violet” Xu (New York University) • “Predicting smoking behaviors using machine learning” with Dr. Mona Issabakhsh (Georgetown University) and Dr. Thuy Le (University of Michigan) • “Substitutability of cigarettes for salt- and free-based ENDS devices in young adult ENDS users” with Dr. Amanda Quisenberry (Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center)
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Lightning Talks 2023 Session One: Tobacco Use Among Youth
DATE + TIME: Wed Jan 18, 2023 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
DESCRIPTION: “The effects of Tobacco 21 adoption on cigar sales in the US” with Dr. Alex Liber (Georgetown University) • “Automating the detection of American adolescents at risk of e-cigarette dependence using machine learning” with Dr. Rui “Ray” Fu (University of Toronto) • “The impact of individual decision making and social network structure on anti-tobacco program effectiveness and disparities in adolescent tobacco use behavior” with Dr. Yuefan “Iris” Shao (University of California San Francisco) • “Cross State Border Nicotine Vaping Products Purchase – Early Evidence from State Emergency Sales Restrictions in 2019” with Dr. Kai-Wen Cheng (Governors State University)
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Tobacco Regulatory Science Distinguished Speaker Series: Nicotine and Tobacco Regulatory Policy - A Look Back and a Look Forward
DATE + TIME: Thu Sep 29, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
SPEAKERS: Mitch Zeller, JD (Former Director, Center for Tobacco Products, FDA)
DESCRIPTION: Mr. Zeller will take an in-depth look at the historically unregulated marketplace for tobacco products and the public health consequences of the lack of regulation. He will then explore the critical role that FDA plays conducting premarket product reviews to determine whether new tobacco products are “appropriate for the protection of public health” and should be authorized for sale. He will close with a look forward, sharing observations and posing a series of questions related to the ongoing harm reduction debate surrounding e-cigarettes.
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Advancing Public Health with Systems Science & Simulation Modeling
DATE + TIME: Mon Jun 06, 2022 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
SPEAKERS: Dr. Andrew Brouwer (Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan, School of Public Health)
DESCRIPTION: Please join CAsToR investigator, Andrew Brouwer, and other modeling experts in the BU virtual symposium on advancing public health with systems science and simulation modeling.