Tobacco Studies Program

Tobacco Use and Ethnic Minorities: Cancer Prevention for Latinos

October 1, 2008

Tobacco Use and Ethnic Minorities: Cancer Prevention for Latinos

Beti Thompson PhD

Seminar on Health Disparities: The Case of Tobacco (HSERV 556)

Beti Thompson Dr. Thompson is Full Member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the Cancer Prevention Research Program, and Professor in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington. Her research interests include community approaches to smoking cessation, dietary change, cancer screening, and environmental strategies to encourage behavior change. She has worked on a number of research projects that collaborate with local Community Advisory Boards to guide and lead activities to reduce health disparities of cancer and diabetes.
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This lecture is also part of our Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (HSERV 556) course, where it is paired with the following readings:
Eschback, K., Ostir, G.V., Kushang, P.V., Kyriakos, M.S., & Goodwin, J. (2004). Neighborhood Context and Mortality among Older Mexican Americans: Is there a Barrio Advantage? American Journal of Public Health, 94(10), 1807-12.

Perez-Stable, E.J., Ramirez, A., Villareal, R., Talavera, G.A., Trapido, E., Suarez, L., Marti, J., et al. (2001). Cigarette Smoking Behavior Among US Latino Men and Women From Different Countries of Origin. American Journal of Public Health; 91(9): 1424-30.