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2014 Research Week

Tobacco Use: New Products, New Policies

HSRI's Research Week 2014 event focused on the health effects of smoking, and smoking cessation.


Thursday March 13th, 2014


1:00pm - 5:00pm


UC Merced Half Dome Conference Room

Social Sciences & Management, Room 317


Refreshments will be served. Smoking cessation 'Quit Kits' will be available.

For more information, please contact Trevor Hirst



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1:00 Anna Song, Ph.D. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Identifying Smoking-Related Disparities
1:30 Mariaelena Gonzalez, Ph.D. Integrating Slacktivism With Brand Identity Through Web-Based “Conservation” Campaigns
2:00 Panel Discussion: Anna Song, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Wei-Chun Chin, Linda Cameron, Stergios Roussos, Paul Brown, Kristin Hlubik  
2:50 Wei-Chun Chin, Ph.D. Nicotine May Hurt You More Than You Know
3:20 Stephen Wooding, Ph.D. Is Smoking in Bad Taste? A UCM Study on Genes, Flavor Perception, and Tobacco Use​
3:50 Linda Cameron, Ph.D. Interventions for Promoting Smoking Cessation
4:20 Paul Brown, Ph.D. What Do People Like About Smoking? Preferences Among Smokers and Non-Smokers at UC Merced