21st Annual UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity Symposium

Symposium
Oct 29, 2019 8:00am

 

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PRESENTERS

The Bermuda Triangle of Cannabis, E-Cigarettes, and Other Tobacco Products
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Michael Ong, MD, PhD
Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
Chair, Tobacco Education & Research Oversight Committee, CA Department of Public Health

 

Modern Teens in a Mad World: Curbing Risk and Promoting Healthy Choices
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Elizabeth D’Amico, PhD
Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation
Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Resources mentioned by Dr. D'Amico:

Group motivational interviewing for teens: www.groupmiforteens.org
Simmersion Training Center, click on “Engaging Adolescent Patients about Marijuana use”: https://training.simmersion.com/
Parent talk toolkit for marijuana: https://drugfree.org/download/marijuana-talk-kit/

 

Cannabis, Vaping, and Adolescent Health
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Paul Chung, MD, MS
Professor and Chair, Health Systems Science, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA                                                                                                                                                                                         

Electronic Cigarettes: The Knowns, Known Unknowns, and Unknown Unknowns
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Yifang Zhu, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs,
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

 

LA County Public Health Response to the Vaping Epidemic
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Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS
Director, Division of Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention and Office of Senior Health,
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Associate Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine

 

Health Equity Implications of Cannabis Regulation in LA County 
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William Nicholas, PhD, MPH, MA
Director, Center for Health Impact Evaluation,
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Health Impact Assessment​ mentioned by Dr. Nicholas:  

Health Equity Implications of Retail Cannabis Regulation in Los Angeles County 

 

Local Policy & Enforcement Updates
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Cat Packer, JD, MPH
Executive Director, Department of Cannabis Regulation,
City of Los Angeles

 

Local Policy & Enforcement Updates

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Celina Porras
Supervising Attorney, Tobacco Enforcement Unit,
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office