Speaker Group: Speakers 2020

Dr Jasjit S. Ahluwalia

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… Read more »

Stefanie Miller

Stefanie Miller is a Managing Director of FiscalNote Markets in Washington, D.C., where she leads the tobacco, cannabis, politics and fiscal policy practice areas. Stefanie has worked at the intersection of Wall Street and Washington since 2007, and her tobacco coverage focuses on the regulatory risks posed by federal, state and municipal policies on both… Read more »

Prof Dorothy Hatsukami

Dorothy K. Hatsukami, Ph.D. is the Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Forster Family Chair in Cancer Prevention and Associate Director of Cancer Prevention and Control of the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.   Her areas of expertise include nicotine addiction and its treatment and tobacco regulatory science assessing the toxicity, appeal and… Read more »

Prof Robert Beaglehole

Robert Beaglehole is an independent public health physician with a longstanding interest in the prevention and management of chronic diseases. He was professor of public health at the University of Auckland before taking up a position at WHO, Geneva where he became the Director of the Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion before returning… Read more »

Prof Steven A. Schroeder, MD

Steven Schroeder, MD, is Distinguished Professor of Health and Healthcare at the University of California San Francisco, where he directs the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC). A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Medical School, he trained in internal medicine at Harvard and in epidemiology at the CDC. He held faculty positions at Harvard and… Read more »

Prof Robin Mermelstein

Dr. Robin Mermelstein, a Distinguished Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Department of Psychology, directs the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also is a research professor of community health sciences in the UIC School of Public Health, and the co-director of the UIC Center for Clinical… Read more »

Prof Wayne Hall

Wayne Hall is an Emeritus Professor at the National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research at the University of Queensland and the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences. He was: a Professor at the National Addiction Centre, Kings College London (2014-2019) and a Visiting Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2012-2021)…. Read more »

Richard Holley

Richard Holley is the Area Manager for the Northamptonshire Stop Smoking Service, and Tobacco Control lead for Public Health Northamptonshire. In February of this year, Richard and his team added e-cigarettes to the list of products they provide to Northamptonshire smokers looking to quit smoking. A keen harm reduction advocate, Richard has included vaping in… Read more »

Nicky Coote

Nicky has worked in stop smoking in a variety of guises since 2006, first as an HCA in a GP practice, followed by a locum advisor for pharmacy in Ealing, then into Public Health as part of a specialist team in Harrow.  She is now the Service Lead and Specialist for the London Borough of… Read more »