Dr Jasjit S. Ahluwalia
Physician and Professor
Brown University School of Public Health and Alpert Medical School
Dr. Ahluwalia is a physician and public health scientist at Brown University’s Schools of Public Health and Medicine. He has been in academic medicine since 1992 and has been a practicing physician, faculty member, department chair, Associate Dean and Center Director in medical schools, and School of Public Health Dean. His primary research areas are health disparities and smoking cessation and nicotine addiction in African-American smokers. He has been continuously funded by NIH for 25 years and has published more than 350 manuscripts. Ahluwalia has served on the U.S. government’s National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities, on the SRNT Board of Directors, and is currently appointed to the federal government’s Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health chaired by the US Surgeon General. Dr. Ahluwalia trained at NYU, received a MD and MPH at Tulane University, a Medicine residency at UNC Chapel Hill, and a clinical epidemiology fellowship at Harvard Medical School, where he received a masters degree in health policy.
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- Panel discussion and live Q&A: Nicotine and public health policy
Thursday 3rd December 2:30 pm