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Kowitt Awarded K01 to Help Communicate Harms of Multiple Tobacco Products to Youth

Sarah Kowitt, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine, was recently awarded a five-year, $762,196 grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award (K01 grant) focuses on tobacco regulatory research in youth, specifically on how to communicate the harms of multiple tobacco products that youth may be using—referred to as multiple tobacco product (MTP) use—instead of just one product at a time.

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Enyioha Receives Career Development Award to Study Culturally Adapted Intervention for African American Smokers

Chineme Enyioha, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine, was recently awarded a K23 Career Development Award for a study entitled, “Development of a prototype for a mobile health intervention for smoking cessation with features culturally adapted for African American smokers.” Enyioha will focus her work on creating a mobile cessation system specifically targeted at African American smokers.

 

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