martes, 18 de junio de 2013

Upcoming Webinar: The Role of Public Health in Underage Drinking Prevention

Upcoming Webinar: The Role of Public Health in Underage Drinking Prevention

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Webinar #5 in the Preventing Underage Drinking Series
Webinar #5: "The Role of Public Health in Preventing Underage Drinking and Excessive Drinking by Adults"
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time
Sponsored by: Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking
In this webinar, which is hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), national experts will:
  • Provide an overview of recent scientific findings on underage and binge drinking in the United States, as well as recommended strategies to address these issues from the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF).
  • Examine new research findings on the relationship between state alcohol policies and underage drinking.
  • Discuss the current status of alcohol regulations in the United States and present case studies on the translation of CPSTF-recommended strategies into public health practice.

Webinar Details
This webinar features a panel of national experts, including:
  • Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, CDC
  • Dafna Kanny, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Alcohol Program, Division of Population Health (DPH), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), CDC
  • Robert D. Brewer, M.D., M.S.P.H., Alcohol Program Leader, DPH, NCCDPHP, CDC
  • Timothy S. Naimi, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • James F. Mosher, J.D., President, Alcohol Policy Consultations and Senior Policy Advisor, The CDM Group, Inc., Felton, CA
  • Michael Sparks, M.A., President, SparksInitiatives, Maui, HI

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