USC health lecture on nation’s tobacco policy

  • Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:05 p.m.
    UPDATED: Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:06 p.m.

COLUMBIA (AP) ó An international authority on the influence of public policy on individualís tobacco use is scheduled to speak at the University of South Carolina.

The Arnold School of Public Health hosts Dr. Mike Cummings on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Russell House Theater.

Cummings is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. His research focuses on the influence of tobacco product marketing, product design and consumer risk perception as well as the influence of public policy on tobacco use.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Russell House Theater is located on Greene Street, and parking is available in the Bull Street Garage.

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