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NAQC Newsroom: Tobacco Control

Meeting of the Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health (ICSH) Monday, September 9, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov

Dear Colleagues,

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pleased to announce the meeting of the Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health (ICSH) in accordance with section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463) as listed in the Federal Register‎.

 

This event is open to the public. To attend in person, register with Ms. Monica Swann via e-mail at: zqe0@cdc.gov

 

WHO:

 

The ICSH  is composed of 18 members from 8 federal agencies and five public members. The United States Surgeon General is the Chair of the Committee, with Simon McNabb, Senior Policy Advisor, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, as the Designated Federal Official.

 

This important committee advises leadership at the highest levels of government on:

 

  • Coordination of research, educational programs, and other activities within HHS that relate to smoking and health, and;
  • Coordination of these activities with other Federal, State, local, and private agencies

 

The committee also establishes and maintains liaisons with appropriate private entities, other Federal agencies, and State and local public agencies on smoking and health activities.

 

WHAT:

 

The topic of the meeting this year is “Empowering Youth and Youth Influencers to Prevent the Use of Emerging Tobacco Products.”  The objective of the meeting is to identify federal actions to empower youth, parents, educators, health care professionals, and others who influence youth and young adults to prevent the initiation and use of e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.
 

 

WHEN AND WHERE:

 

Time:

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., ET

Date:

Monday, September 9, 2019

Place:

Hubert Humphrey Building, Room 800

200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201

 

Participants will have an opportunity to make a public comment at 3:00 p.m. EDT.

 

HOW:

 

In person:

 

  • This event is open to the public. To attend in person, register with Ms. Monica Swann via e-mail at: zqe0@cdc.gov.

 

  • The Hubert H. Humphrey building requires that all visitors be escorted throughout the building.  Please plan to arrive before 9:00 a.m. to avoid a long wait.

 

Via webinar: N

NOTIC

Audio dial in:

(888) 790-1712

Participant Passcode:

9556145

Video link in:

https://www.hhs.gov/live/live-2/index.html#10744

 

 

If you are unable to participate, we will post a meeting summary within 90 days of the event.

 

 

SPEAKERS

AFFILIATION

Brian King, PhD, MPH, Deputy Director for Research Translation

Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Donna Vallone, PhD, MPH, Chief Research Officer

Truth Initiative

Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, FSAHM, Professor of Pediatrics

Stanford University

Gem Benoza, Director, Division of Public Health & Education

Center for Tobacco Products, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Susanne Tanski, MD, MPH, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Amanda Graham, PhD, Senior Vice President, Innovations

Truth Initiative

Jim Martin, MS, Director of Policy and Program Development

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health

Luka Kinard, Teen Advocate

Teen

Kelly Kinard, Parent

Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes (PAVe)

Meredith Berkman, Parent

Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes (PAVe)

 

Sincerely,

 

Source: CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health


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