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CPC Grand Rounds - Research in Tobacco Regulatory Science and its Role in Tobacco Control

CPC Grand Rounds - Research in Tobacco Regulatory Science and its Role in Tobacco Control

The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Cancer Prevention & Control Grand Rounds presents Dr. Jason Robinson from the Department of Behavioral Science on September 8, 2017.

Date: 9/8/17, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 9/8/17, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Cancer Prevention Building, Floor 8 Rooms 3&4
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: 1 CME & 1 CHES/MCHES Credit
Speaker Bio: Dr. Robinson is an Associate Professor in MD Anderson's Department of Behavioral Science and is a member of its Tobacco Research and Treatment Program. He has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University and came to MD Anderson as a predoctoral fellow. Dr. Robinson has been the recipient of our division's cancer prevention R25T postdoctoral fellowship, a NIDA K23 Early Career Award, and 3 R01s, and has been a co-investigator on numerous NIH and CPRIT grants with Dr. Paul Cinciripini and others. His research has focused on understanding the nuerobehavioral consequences of nicotine dependence and withdrawal, and on using this information to develop novel smoking cessation interventions. In recent years, Dr. Robinson has become active in tobacco regulatory science research and its potential for shaping our nation's tobacco policies, which is the topic of his presentation.
Contact: Jennifer Castillo - (832) 750-1629 - jmcastillo1@mdanderson.org