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John P. McGovern Lecture Series in Health Promotion

You're invited to attend a lecture sponsored by the

John P. McGovern Award Lecture Series in Health Promotion

“The TackSHS Project: Tackling Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and E-cigarette Emissions: Exposure Assessment, Novel Interventions, Impact on Lung Diseases and Economic Burden in Diverse European Populations”

Dr. Esteve Fernández, MD, MPH, PhD

Wed., Jan. 23, noon to 1 p.m., RAS 102A.

Hosted by the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Esteve Fernández, MD, MPH, PhD, is the Director of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention at the Catalan Institute of Oncology, Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco Control and Associate Professor of epidemiology and public health at the  School of Medicine of the University of Barcelona. His main areas of research include tobacco control, the epidemiology of cancer including other risk factors, and the monitoring of cancer incidence and mortality trends. He has also worked in socioeconomic and gender determinants of health, with focus on cancer and smoking, in methodological issues and the teaching of epidemiologic methods and scientific writing. Dr. Fernández has been Principal or Associate Investigator in more than 40 research projects funded by Spanish and Catalan agencies as well as SANCO, FP7 and H2020 European Union’s programs. He has published more than 300 papers in peer reviewed journals (H-index of 38, Web of Science). Dr. Fernández has provided advice on tobacco control to WHO (EURO region and Geneva HQ) and regional and national governments in Europe. He is member of the Advisory Board of Public Health of the Government of Catalonia. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Gaceta Sanitaria (2004-2010), the Journal of the Spanish Society of Public Health, is a member of the Advisory Board of Tobacco Control and serves as reviewer for several general medicine (The Lancet, BMJ, PLoS Medicine…) and public health journals (AJPH, EHP, IJE, Prev Med, JECH, AJE, N&TR…).

 

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