Sabrina Smiley earns NCI diversity award to continue research on tobacco marketing


Sabrina Smiley grew up in Selma, Alabama, fully aware of its importance in the civil rights struggle in this country. “I feel like my passion for health equity and social justice stems from me being from Selma,” she said of the city where, in 1965, black voting-rights activists led by John Lewis and Hosea Williams marched […]

USC contributes to surgeon general’s first report on e-cigarettes

The United States Surgeon General on Dec. 8 released a new report calling e-cigarettes “a major public health concern.” “E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General” is the first comprehensive review on this public health challenge from the nation’s highest public-health authority.  The report provides insights into youth e-cigarette use, which […]