12th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health “ From The Ground Up: North Carolina’s on the Ground College Campus Campaign”. Discussant: Helen Lettlow, DrPH. HBCU Project Sites.
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12th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health“From The Ground Up: North Carolina’s on the Ground College Campus Campaign”
Discussant: Helen Lettlow, DrPH
This project engaged students in learning about research and encouraged them to take leadership to prevent tobacco use.
The goals of the “On the Ground Smoking Cessation and Prevention Project” are to:
The initiative seeks to engage college students to serve as effective communicators on these issues, and work with faculty and local leaders to develop resources to help reduce and prevent tobacco use in surrounding communities.
Reasons for Smoking By Race:
Whites and Other
In the past 12 months, the most common ways students sought help for quitting were:
Leading reasons given by smokers for not being able to stop smoking:
North Carolina A&T Student Advocacy
Administration & Faculty
Grants and research
Exposure to research and new experiences
Develop relationships with campus and community leaders
Compared A&T to UNC-G’s
1. Number of signs and ads
2. Placement of signs
3. Sale of loose cigarettes
4. Sale of designer cigars
5. Visibility of prevention signs
6. Merchants checking ID before selling tobacco
LISTEN UP: Talking Tobacco in Your Community
Wednesday 5:30 p.m. -- February 23 to April 27, 2005
Guests: Dr. Percy Jones, MD and Dr. George Kilpatrick, MD
Guests: Ms. Gloria Rankin, Ms. Mary Gillette, and Ms. Malaika Stubbs-Wilson
Guest: Mr. Wade Hampton
Guests: Student Researchers