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February 11, 2003: National Action Plan for Tobacco Cessation

Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., Surgeon General

Dr. Carmona welcomed the Committee, reviewed the purpose of the day's meeting and offered his appreciation to the Cessation Subcommittee for its hard work.

Before Committee introductions, Dr. Carmona recognized two new public members; Dr. Dorothy Hatsukami from the University of Minnesota Medical School, and Dr. Yvette Lopez Warren, Executive Director of the National Fatherhood Initiative.

Member Introductions

  • Michael Schooley, M.P.H., Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Frances Stewart, Department of Defense
  • Barry Portnoy, Ph.D., National Institutes of Health
  • Nicholas Trane, M.D., Blank Children's and Methodist Hospital
  • Lynn Haverkos, M.D., National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Yvette Warren Lopez, National Fatherhood Initiative
  • Dennis Richling, M.D., Midwest Business Group on Health
  • Alison Freeman, M.A., Environmental Protection Agency
  • James Coan, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Harriett Bennett, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Glenn Hanson, National Institute for Drug Abuse
  • Lyman Van Nostrand, Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Mary Wachacha, Indian Health Service
  • Peter Kaufman, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • Dorothy Hatsukami, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Scott Leischow, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute
  • Aron Primack, M.D., M.A., Fogerty International Center, NIH
  • Michael Fiore, M.D., M.P.H., University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Rosemarie Henson, M.S.S.W., M.P.H., Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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