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Innovations in Tobacco Control Lecture Series: Jennifer Pearson

Department & Center Events   |   Guest Lecturer

Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Monthly Lecture Series
Past Event

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 Jennifer Pearson, PhD, for a lecture entitled, “Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Claims, Consumer Perceptions, and Support for Tobacco Control Policies in Brazil.”

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. 



Jennifer Pearson

Jennifer Pearson, PhD

Jennifer Pearson is an Associate Professor in Health Administration and Policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Reno. Broadly, her research focuses on how regulation of tobacco and cannabis product characteristics, packaging, and advertising affects consumer behavior and public health outcomes. Dr. Pearson has authored over 120 scientific peer-reviewed scientific articles on tobacco and cannabis policy and published in high-impact journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Journal of Public Health, and Tobacco Control, and is a Deputy Editor of Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Dr. Pearson earned her doctorate in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2011, and her Master of Public Health degree from George Washington University in 2007. Dr. Pearson started her career in public health as a Tobacco Education Coordinator for the American Lung Association of Nevada and served as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Guinea from 2002-2004.


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