Epidemiology of active and passive smoking – current situation: perspective from studies in Spanish population
Schedule
19.05.2017
11:00am to 01:00pm
Location
ISPUP
Description

Structure of the seminar:

  • Prevalence and quitting of smoking in Spain (impact of laws 28/2005 and 42/2010)
  • Epidemiology of tobacco smoking in medical students: 30 years of follow-up
  • Impact of consumption of tobacco on health of Spanish population (variations of mortality burden attributed to tobacco in Spain in recent decades)
  • Impact of passive smoking on health of Spanish population (attributed mortality)
  • Electronic cigarettes
Speakers
Agustín Montes
Affiliation
Department of Psychiatry, Radiology and Public Health University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Director of the Department of Psychiatry, Radiology and Public Health, University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

 

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health area at the University of Santiago de Compostela since 1994. Director of the Department of Psychiatry, Radiology and Public Health since January 2010. Member of Working Group on smoking of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology. Consultant in the unity of Tobacco or Health for the European Region of WHO (Copenhagen) in 1992. Thesis title: Prevalence of smoking among Galician doctors and their role in anti-tobacco health education. Principal research area: Epidemiology of smoking (prevalence of use and impact on mortality). Results of the principal research area: 4 doctoral thesis and multiple publications at the scientific journals.