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Innovations in Tobacco Control Lecture Series: Les Hagen

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Thursday, December 1, 2022, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Monthly Lecture Series
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Les Hagen, MSM, discusses the Global Tobacco Control Progress Hub during this lecture presented by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2022-12-01 17:00 2022-12-01 18:00 UTC use-title Location Zoom

About the Event

Hosted by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC), the monthly Innovations in Tobacco Control lecture series welcomes key researchers and experts to share ideas, present their work, and spark discussion.

Presented via Zoom webinar, this virtual event welcomes Les Hagen, MSM, for a lecture entitled, “Global Tobacco Control Progress Hub,” discussing the goals, objectives, and behind-the-scenes process of building this recently-launched online resource

The lecture will be followed by a brief moderated Q&A and a recording of the event will subsequently be posted to IGTC’s YouTube channel. 


Upon approval of registration, attendees will receive a personalized Zoom link to access the webinar. 



Les Hagen, MSM

Les Hagen

Les Hagen, MSM, is the Executive Director of Action on Smoking & Health (ASH Canada) and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta School of Public Health. For the past three decades, Les has provided local, regional, and national leadership on tobacco reduction in Canada, and has helped to secure a number of significant policy measures including a ban on menthol tobacco products. He has also collaborated with numerous health organizations and government sectors on policy measures to reduce and prevent chronic disease. Les has served as Canada’s official NGO delegate at the last two COP summits for the Framework Convention, and he recently helped to successfully defend the Framework from a potentially damaging tobacco industry interference scheme led by Philip Morris. He has received numerous awards for his work in tobacco control including a Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada for his national contributions to public health.


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