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Dr. Jim Thrasher to Present on How Governments Should Warn Consumers about Smoking Sept. 6JimThrasher

Science and Health Communication Research Group (SHCRG) member Dr. Jim Thrasher will give a presentation titled, “How Should Governments Warn Consumers about Smoking,” as part of USC’s Cancer Prevention & Control Program’s (CPCP) Colloquium Series. This event will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 from 10-11:30 a.m. in Room 140 of the Discovery I Building at 915 Greene Street.

Dr. Thrasher is an associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior and member of the SHCRG. His research focuses on assessing the effects of media and policy on smoking-related perceptions and behavior. Dr. Thrasher’s research particularly emphasizes and examines the consistency of media and policy effects across populations that differ in terms of sociocultural background and risk. He recently expanded his research to include nutrition labeling policies and advocacy campaigns to reduce obesity as well.

CPCP’s Colloquium Series presentations are held on the second Friday of every month from 10-11:30a.m. in Room 140 of the Discovery I Building. These events are open to all USC faculty, staff and students as well as interested research partners.

For more information on Dr. Thrasher’s presentation, information on the organization and upcoming Colloquium Series presenters, please visit the Cancer Prevention and Control Program’s website.

 
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