In this segment, Arnold Levinson PhD with the University of Colorado and Gary Giovino PhD, MS with the University of Buffalo discussion the trends in smoking cessation. Learn about effective approaches and the cancer prevention benefits of quitting smoking. For more on tobacco see Tobacco Control.
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- Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: a proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokers-Arnold H. Levinson, Patricia Valverde,, Kathleen Garrett, Michele Kimminau, Emily K. Burns, Karen Albright and Debra Flynn
- Outline effective approaches to encouraging cessation
- Express cancer prevention benefits of quitting smoking
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Arnold Levinson, PhD, University of Colorado
Dr. Arnold Levinson is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado. He has devoted most of his career to battling the tobacco epidemic through public health practice, policy advocacy, and research. His current work focuses on increasing cessation motivation in adult smokers and reducing population disparities in tobacco-related burdens. He obtained his PhD in Health and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Colorado-Denver.
Gary Giovino, PhD, MS, University of Buffalo
Dr. Gary Giovino is Professor and Chair in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Giovino’s research and work focuses on surveillance of tobacco use among youth and adults in the United States and throughout the world. He has championed efforts behind the Global Tobacco Surveillance System, which includes the Global Adult Tobacco Survey and the Global Youth Tobacco Survey. Dr. Giovino obtained his PhD in Experimental Pathology –Epidemiology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.