Heels in the Field: “Model Tobacco-Free Policies in North Carolina and Israel”

Title: Heels in the Field: “Model Tobacco-Free Policies in North Carolina and Israel”
Speaker: Adam Goldstein, MD
Date: March 21, 2014
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: FedEx Global Education Center Room 2008

Adam Goldstein.jpgDescription:  Dr. Adam O. Goldstein is a U.S. family medicine expert in primary care and a professor of family medicine at the UNC School of Medicine.  Dr. Goldstein founded and directs the Tobacco Intervention Programs at UNC, and he is the founder and co-host of UNC Health Care’s Your Health, a syndicated, weekly one hour radio show on health, healing, medical care and ethics (www.yourhealthradio.org).

Dr. Goldstein’s research has had extensive local, regional and national influence through print, radio and television media, with over 200 articles, essays, book chapters and books, featured in CNN, CBS evening news, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Goldstein mentors medical students, residents, fellows and graduate students. He has consulted on Advanced Leadership Skills in Community Service and taught internationally on leadership development, substance abuse, health policy and clinical medicine in Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Argentina, Chile, Haiti and Israel.

In 2013 Dr. Goldstein received an Explorations in Global Health grant from the IGHID to support his work on tobacco control policies in Israel.

Learning Objectives:  Review toll of international tobacco use in the 21st century; discuss policy approaches to reducing international tobacco use; compare existing policy development in NC and Israel; discuss existing policy and collaborative opportunities in NC and Israel.

About Heels in the Field

The “Heels in the Field: Global Health Discussion Series” is held in the fall and spring semesters and presents a forum for open and engaging learning and discussion on critical and current health issues. The series showcases innovative and outstanding UNC talent in the global effort to address pressing and critical health problems. The series is co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and Curriculum in Global Studies. For more information contact Mamie Sackey Harris.


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