Prof David Levy
Lombardl Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University
David Levy has a PhD from UCLA in Economics. He is currently a Professor of Oncology at Georgetown. He has published over 200 papers, including articles in the American Economic Review, American Journal of Public Health, JAMA, Lancet, Medical Care, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Obesity Review, Tobacco Control, and the Review of Economics and Statistics.
He has been principal investigator of grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bloomberg/Gates Foundation, European Union, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is currently PI of grants from NCI’s CISNET program and NIDA. Dr. Levy oversees the design and development of the SimSmoke tobacco policy simulation model, which predicts the effect of tobacco policies, such as tax increases, smoke-free air laws, media campaigns, youth access policies, and cessation treatment policies, on smoking rates and tobacco-related deaths. He has developed models for the 10 states and for over 40 countries.
Prof David Levy will be speaking at:
- 17:00 - 17:25
How an e-cigarette strategy could help move towards the goal that we all have, to reduce cigarette use
- 16:10 - 16:25
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