Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher on the Great American Smokeout

  • Topic Info:The third Thursday of every November marks the Great American Smokeout, a day dedicated by the American Cancer Society to recognize and educate the public about the very real dangers and continued widespread use of tobacco and tobacco products.

    Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, who took on the anti-tobacco campaign early and often throughout his public health career, discusses why smoking and tobacco is still such a rampant problem in the U.S., what the true health consequences of smoking are, and how we can continue to support the anti-tobacco movement.
  • Host: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA