Tobacco Use & Bipolar Disorder: Results from a Large Online Survey

Duration:

90 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Judith (Jodi) Prochaska, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University

Judith (Jodi) Prochaska, PhD, MPH is Associate Professor of Medicine with the Stanford Prevention Research Center and a member of the Stanford Cancer Institute. Dr. Prochaska is a Principal Investigator on multiple research awards from the National Institutes of Health and the State of California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program. Her research program is leveraging technology (e.g., web, text, social media) to bring tobacco cessation treatment into novel settings and to populations with high smoking prevalence. With attention to medical education and clinical practice, Dr. Prochaska has disseminated tobacco treatment curricula to psychiatry and cardiology training programs as part of Rx for Change (http://rxforchange.ucsf.edu). She has authored over 175 peer-reviewed publications, serves on the Editorial Board of JAMA Internal Medicine, is an editor with the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Review Group, and is on the advisory board for Optum’s Quit for Life Tobacco Quitline. Dr. Prochaska is immediate past president of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), the international scientific society aimed at stimulating the generation and dissemination of new knowledge concerning nicotine and tobacco from bench to bedside and through to health policy.

Webinar Objectives
  • Learn the methods and results of the large online survey
  • Understand key findings and their applications to tobacco dependence interventions
  • Learn how the study may inform development of more effective smoking cessation programs for people living with Bipolar Disorder