viernes, 12 de diciembre de 2014 – 10 de diciembre de 2014 – EEUU

Krishnan-Sarin appointed to Conn. Tobacco and Health Trust Fund board

Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Connecticut Tobacco and Health Trust Fund.

The Trust Fund was created in in 1999 to disburse funds, primarily from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Fund, to support programs designed to reduce tobacco use.

Recently funded initiatives include Connecticut’s QuitLine, smoking cessation programs for inmates, science-based anti-smoking reports to be aired on Teen Kids News, the Statewide Tobacco Education Program, and a pilot enforcement program to prevent the sale of tobacco products to minors.

Krishnan-Sarin's expertise is substance abuse behaviors in children, adolescents, and adults. She was a contributing author to the 2012 U.S. Surgeon General's Report Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults.

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