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Smoke-free Homes and Vehicles: Linking Research with Public Policy

10:00-11:30 a.m.
Auditorium (G58), 250 College Street, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Melbourne Hovell, Ph.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health; University Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University     

Dr. Melbourne Hovell is an internationally known leader in research in the area of behavioral epidemiology and the prevention of chronic disease.  One of his current areas of research interest and expertise focuses on second-hand smoke exposure and smoke-free homes and vehicles.

In this seminar, sponsored by the Ontario Lung Association, he will provide an overview of his research, how it relates to public policy and programs promoting smoke-free homes and vehicles, and implications for recent research and policy initiatives in Canada.

Additional co-sponsors include the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit.