Discussion: “Model Tobacco-Free Proposal in NC and Israel,” with Dr. Adam Goldstein

Model   Tobacco-Free Proposal in NC and Israel,” with Dr. Adam Goldstein    

March 21st, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in room 2008,   FedEx Global Education Center.

Join us for the last discussion this semester in the “Heels in the field: global health discussion” series.

Please RSVP to caroline.poole@unc.edu if you plan to attend. Light refreshments served: bring your own bag lunch.

Dr. Adam O. Goldstein is a U.S. family medicine expert in primary care and a professor of family medicine at the UNC School of Medicine.  Dr. Goldstein                         founded and directs the Tobacco Intervention Programs at UNC, and he is the founder and co-host of UNC Health Care’s Your Health, a syndicated, weekly one hour radio show on health, healing, medical care and ethics (www.yourhealthradio.org).

Dr. Goldstein’s research has had extensive local, regional and national influence through print, radio and television media, with over 200 articles, essays, book chapters and books, featured in CNN, CBS evening news, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Goldstein mentors medical students, residents, fellows and graduate students. He has consulted on Advanced Leadership Skills in Community Service and taught internationally on leadership development, substance abuse, health policy and clinical medicine in Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Argentina, Chile, Haiti and Israel.

In 2013 Dr. Goldstein received an Explorations in Global Health grant from the IGHID to support his work on tobacco control policies in Israel.

Learning Objectives:  Review toll of international tobacco use in the 21st century; discuss policy approaches to reducing international tobacco use; compare existing policy development in NC and Israel; discuss existing policy and collaborative opportunities in NC and Israel.

The “Heels in the field: Global Health Discussion” series sponsored by the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and the Curriculum in Global Studies