The 2015 Smoking Science Summit : Not too late to submit a poster


The Deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation is Feb 10th 2015
Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event

We  welcome abstracts for oral and poster presentation and will have an open oral and poster session
where abstracts can be sent relating to any aspect of smoking research
You can download the instructions for authors at

19 May 2015 – 21 May 2015
This international event will discuss the latest research related to the science of smoking, smoking cessation and the impact of smoking (social, economic, health and environmental).
Talks include:

The Biomonitoring of Benzene and Nicotine Exposure Contributes to Motivation of Smoking Cessation Programs Participants
Giovanna Tranfo, PhD, Senior Researcher, INAIL Research, Occupational Medicine Department, Monte Porzio Catone (RM) Italy

An Environmental Approach to Tobacco Product Regulation: Banning Filters
Dr. Thomas E. Novotny, Professor of Global Health, Graduate School of Public Heatlh, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, US

Smoking Cessation and Reduction In Pregnancy Treatment SCRIPT): Progress or Purgatory
Dr. Richard A. Windsor, MS PhD MPH, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington U. Medical Center, Maryland, USA

A Thoracic Surgeon’s Approach to Decreasing Smoking in Adolescents
Associate Professor Keith D. Mortman, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P., Associate Professor of Surgery, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences Director, Thoracic Surgery, The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., USA

Building Scientific Capacity for Tobacco Control in Central and Eastern Europe
Dr Kristie L. Foley, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Director, Medical Humanities Program, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, USA

Brief motivational enhancement for smokers: personalized health feedback
Associate Professor Amy L. Copeland, PhD, MP, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Smoking and mental health with a focus on how to make people with mental health and addiction problems stop smoking
Professor Lars Lien, Hedmark University college and National center for dual diagnosis, Box 104 Brumunddal, Norway

A Cessation Incentive for those Most in Need: Tooth Whitening and the Community Dental Clinic
Dr. Doug Brothwell  DMD  BEd  DDPH  MSc  CertQM Associate Dean (Academic) College of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Manitoba D113, 780 Bannatyne Ave Winnipeg, MB  R3E 0W2

Evidence on the severe public health consequences of smoking based on long term exposure data and a complete health follow up of the entire Swedish population in hospital records, cancer registration, and cause of death certificates
Associate Professor Magnus Stenbeck, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience, Division for Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr Med Sc Maria Kölegård, Public Health Agency, Solna, Sweden.

Age disparity between current and former smokers at time of diagnosis Of lung cancer
Professor Barbara Campling, MD, Professor of Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, US

Emotional Intelligence and Wellness Coaching Methods for Smoking Cessation
Assistant Professor Lisa R. Fuchs, MHA, RRT, CTTS, Nebraska Methodist College, Omaha, NE, USA

Brief mindfulness intervention improves self-control and reduces smoking addiciton
Professor Yi-Yuan Tang, Texas Tech University, Texas, United Kingdom

Exposure to parental smoking in childhood as a predictor of poor vascular health in adulthood
Dr Seana Gall, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Medical Science Precinct, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Epigenetic biomarkers to measure Smoking exposure in current and former smokers
Dr James Flanagan, Imperial College London, London, UK

Smoking interventions for surgical patients: are they worth it
Dr Ivana T. Croghan, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Scientific Director of Department of Medicine Clinical Trials Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, US
Dr Jeff A. Sloan, Ph.D., Professor of Oncology, Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, US

Assistant Professor Paraskevi A. Katsaounou, Assistant Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, Medical School University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece

Dr. Myo Nyein Aung, WHO Collaborating Center for Medical Education, Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

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