Tobacco Studies Program

Latino Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

January 7, 2016

Latino Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Elizabeth Medeiros MPHc

Lecture in Tobacco-related Health Disparities and Social Justice (HSERV 556)

lizElizabeth Medeiros is currently a Graduate Student Assistant for the University of Washington Tobacco Studies Program, and Teaching Assistant for the Health Services (HSERV) 556 course. She is completing her Master in Public Health in Health Services – Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UW School of Public Health. She is conducting her thesis research on the attitudes and perceptions of UW student leaders on the current and possible adoptions to the UW tobacco policy. Medeiros is primarily interested in cancer prevention, tobacco control, and tobacco health disparities research.
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This lecture is part of our Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (HSERV 556) course, where it is paired with the following readings:

Kaplan, R. C., Bangdiwala, S. I., Barnhart, J. M., Castañeda, S. F., Gellman, M. D., Lee, D. J., . . . Giachello, A. L. (2014). Smoking Among U.S. Hispanic/Latino Adults: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 46(5), 496-506.

Iglesias-Rios, L. & Parascandola, M. (2013). A Historical Review of R. J. Reynolds’ Strategies for Marketing Tobacco to Hispanics in the United States. American Journal of Public Health, 103(5), e15-e27.