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Transdisciplinary Tobacco Rounds

 

Transdisciplinary Tobacco Rounds (TTR) are held monthly at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).  The objective of TTR is to stimulate knowledge translation of tobacco-related research.



Past Rounds​

Date: Friday, June 15th, 2012 @ 9-10am EST

TitleEffectiveness and Safety of Varenicline in Clinical Populations

Speakers: 

          Pamela Kaduri, MD
          Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto​


Location: 175 College Street, 3rd floor, Toronto, Ontario ​ ​

Date: Friday, May 11th, 2012 @ 9-10am EST

TitleBuilding Capacity for Smoking Cessation Treatment within Primary Care Teams

Speakers: 

         Janine Fitzpatrick, MCogSc
  ​       Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
         
         Justine Mascarenhas, MSc
         Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto​


Location: 60 White Squirrel Way- Multipurpose Room (115)


Date: Friday, April 20th, 2012 @ 9-10am EST

TitleTobacco Control: A Global Perspective

Speakers: 

         Joanna Cohen, PhD
         Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore
        Tobacco and Health Global Issues TTR April 2012.pdfDownload PowerPoint presentation         

Location: 175 College Street, 3rd floor, Toronto, Ontario ​



Date: Friday, February 17th, 2012 @ 9-11:30am EST

TitleTobacco Treatment ​in Specific Populations: Mental Health and Addictions

Speakers:
 
Tony P. George, MD, FRCPC
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
 
Judith J. Prochaska, PhD, MPH
University of California, San Francisco 
 

Click here​ to watch recording of this symposium
 
 Location: 175 College Street, 3rd floor, Toronto, Ontario
 
*Rounds are also available via webcast.  See below for details on how to join via webcast*
 

Webcast Details

 

1. At the webinar's starting time, either click the following link or copy and paste it into your web browser:

http://camh.adobeconnect.com/r4k5iu4wu52/

 

2. Enter your name in the window labeled 'Enter as a guest' and then click 'Enter Room'

 It may take several minutes for your browser to connect to the online session.

AND


3. If you wish to listen to audio through your telephone call 1-800-509-6600, and enter participant PIN: 27345324# 

PLEASE ENSURE YOU MUTE YOUR LINE WHEN YOU DIAL IN BY PRESSING *6

OR

You may listen to the audio portion through your computer speakers.   

 

If you have any questions, please email Stephanie at stephanie_elliott@camh.net prior to the day of rounds.


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Archived Rounds  


December 2011: Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, MHSc, FASAM, University of Toronto, CAMH; Marilyn A. Herie, PhD, RSW, University of Toronto, CAMH; Karina Czyzewski, BA, MA, CAMH; Stephanie Sliekers, HBA, CAMH. IT’S TIME – Indigenous Tools & Strategies on Tobacco: Interventions, Medicines, Education.

 

October 2011: William Elliott, ICADC, Assistant Director of Program Development, Westover Treatment Centre. How to implement smoking cessation into residential treatment centre 

 

September 2011: Robert Schwartz, Executive Director, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit; Alexey Babayan, Research Associate, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit; Emily Taylor, Research Officer, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit.  "Can CAN-ADAPTT work? Results of an Evaluation of a National Guideline Development, Dissemination and Exchange Project".  View the PowerPoint presentation here.

 

June 2011: Hector Vargas Perez Ph.D:  "Role of the brain-derived neutrotrophic factor in the neurobiology of opiate withdrawal motivation"  View archived presentation here.

 

May 2011: Sean P. Barrett, Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University.  "The effects of nicotine and tobacco on cigarette craving and self-administration"  View archived presentation here.

 

March 2011: "CAN-ADAPTT Achievements and Seed Grant Highlights"  Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation and here for more information on our seed grant recipients. 

 

January 2011: Eric LeGresley M.Sc., LL.M., Barbara Russell, PhD, and David Sweanor, B.A., J.D.  "Exploring Law as a Tool in Canadian Tobacco Control and Public Health Policy." To view the archived webcast of this symposium, click here.

 

November 2010: Heather Manson, MD MHSc FRCPC. "Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario."  Click here to download the SFO-SAC report.

 

September 2010: Dr. Shawn O’Connor, Ph.D. "PUTTING DATA IN THE HANDS OF STAKEHOLDERS: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE TOBACCO INFORMATICS MONITORING SYSTEM (TIMS)". Click here to access TIMS.

 
June 2010: Dr. Milan Khara MBChB, CCFP, cert. ASAM: “Smoking Cessation in Patients with Substance Use Disorders: The Vancouver Coastal Health Tobacco Dependence Clinic”. 

 

April 2010: Dorothy Hatsukami, PhD, Fang Liu, PhD, and Maryka Quik, PhD: "Neuroscience and Tobacco" symposium.  Click here for a brief overview.  On a similar topic of how genetics influences a smoker's addiction, read this Toronto Star article, in which Dr. Peter Selby, the Director of CAN-ADAPTT, and Dr. Rachel Tyndale, a neuroscience researcher at CAMH, discuss their work.  
  

February 2010: Martin Stampfli, PhD: “How cigarette smoke skews immune responses to promote infection.”

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