Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, traveled to the White House on June 1 for the Cancer Moonshot Smoking Cessation Forum. The meeting highlighted the Biden Administration’s commitment to tackling the single biggest driver of cancer deaths in this country—smoking—and efforts underway across sectors to equitably expand access to effective smoking cessation support. “My visit to the … Read more
Category: Research Feature
Chineme Enyioha, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine, was recently awarded a K23 Career Development Award from the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for a study entitled, “Development of a prototype for a mobile health intervention for smoking cessation with features culturally adapted for African American smokers.” Enyioha … Read more
Brianna Lombardi, Ph.D., MSW, and Family Medicine colleagues are recipients of a recently awarded $4.5 million five-year HRSA grant to form a new Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (BHWRC) at UNC. Lombardi is the Primary Investigator and the Director of the BHWRC, which will function as a sister center to the Carolina Health Workforce Research … Read more
Justin Byron, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has been awarded a K01 Career Development Grant from the NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The five-year project is titled will develop and test communication campaign messages to encourage dual users of e-cigarettes and cigarettes to quit.