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Wed, Oct 02

Vaping – Crisis or Lost Opportunity? A Discussion on the Social Implications of Vaping Technology

Law School, Room 3041     12:30 PM

Due to an oversubscription to this event, we have changed our location in the Law School. Please join us in room 3041.

Is vaping better than traditional smoking? Do e-cigarettes Help with smoking Cessation? Join us for lunch and learn about the controversial rise in vaping technology use, the nationwide outbreak of linked respiratory illnesses, and the recent calls for regulatory oversight.

Panel Moderator

Dr. Nita Farahany, JD
Director of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Professor of Law & Philosophy

Guest Panelists

Dr. Jed Rose
Director, Duke Center for Smoking Cessation
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. James Davis, MD
Medical Director, Duke Center for Smoking Cessation
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Lauren Pacek
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke School of Medicine


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Science & Society, JD/MA in Bioethics and Science Policy Program

Many of the most important challenges confronting the legal profession lie at the intersection of science, technology, law, and policy. Emerging science and technologies, such as AI, big data, social media, genomics, and neuroscience, demand an interdisciplinary approach and visionary leadership. Students in the JD/MA in Bioethics and Science Policy program spend their three years at Duke focusing on these intersectional problems and preparing themselves for a seat at the table in these discussions for decades to come, and earn an additional degree while doing so. Duke Law School 1Ls have the opportunity to join the 2022 cohort, beginning the program in the spring foundations course. For more information on requirements and how to apply before the October 31st deadline, please contact Professor Thomas Williams at thomas.wilson.williams@duke.edu.

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