Tobacco Studies Program

Treating Tobacco Dependence in the Oncology Setting: Prevention, Clinical Application and Research Opportunities

April 28, 2008

Treating Tobacco Dependence in the Oncology Setting: Prevention, Clinical Application and Research Opportunities

Ellen Gritz PhD

UW Tobacco Studies Program Seminar Series with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Clinical Sciences Lectureship Program

Ellen Gritz PhD is an established and internationally known leader in cancer prevention and control research. Dr. Gritz has published extensively on cigarette smoking behavior, including prevention, cessation, pharmacologic mechanisms, and special issues of concern among women and high-risk groups. She has served on numerous advisory and policy boards for the National Cancer Institute and other organizations, and has received numerous awards for her service in cancer prevention and treatment. Dr. Gritz is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science and Olla S. Stribling Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.