17th October 2012 Meeting, Tîrgu Mureș

Building Capacity for Tobacco Research in Romania - Meeting with Scientists

Place: University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Tg. Mures, str. Gh. Marinescu 38, Academic House (Casa Universitarilor)


9:30-09:50 Zoltan Abram, Welcome and Introductions  (To download PPT presentation, click here)                                                 

9:50-10:10 Kristie Foley, Overview of the Initiative (To download PPT presentation, click here)                                                       

10:10-10:30 Peter Balazs, Overview of the Fogarty awarded project 2007 - present in Hungary

10:30-10:50 Todd Rogers, Overview of Tobacco Control (MPOWER)                          

11:10-11:30 Valentin Nadasan, School-based Prevention & Cessation of Tobacco Use among Adolescents

11:30-11:50 Eniko Albert-Lorincz, A Community-Based Prevention Program among Teenagers from Diverse Communities

11:50-12:10 Monica Tarcea, Smoking and SHS Exposure among Pregnant Women & Children


12:10-13:00 Lunch


13:00-13:20 Lorand Schmidt, Adopting Systems-Level Changes to Promote Cessation among Residents in Social Institutions

13:20-13:40 Pal Kikeli, Implementation of a Smoking Cessation Program for CVD Patients and Medical Students

13:40-14:00 Arpad Szabo, Economic Impacts of Smoking

14:00-14:10 Zsuzsanna Szasz, Air Quality Monitoring for SHS Exposure and Policy Advocacy


14:10-14:30 Break


14:30-15:45 Concurrent small group meetings: Abram, Nadasan with Urban, Penzes and Easterling; Schmidt with Kovacs, Foley and Spangler; Szabo with Rogers and Bodrogi

15:30-16:45 Concurrent small group meetings: Albert-Lorincz with Urban and Easterling; Tarcea with Foley and Fogarasi-Grenczer; Kikeli with Kovacs and Spangler; Szasz with Rogers

16:45-17:00 Closing Meeting (moderator: Kristie Foley)

17:00-17:15 Zoltan Abram, Closing Remarks


17:30 - Dinner