Utah Cancer Summit: Utah's Tobacco Burden and Potential Policy Solutions

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 8:30am to 11:00am
University of Utah Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2110
26 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Join us for the 2019 ACS CAN Utah Cancer Summit: Utah's Tobacco Burden and Potential Policy Solutions.  

Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in Utah. $542 million in annual health care costs in Utah can be attributed to smoking. Join us to hear about the impact that tobacco use has on our state, the latest data showing tobacco use among Utah’s youth, and learn ways in which evidence-based public policy solutions can impact tobacco use in Utah.


8:30am-9:00am check-in and breakfast

9:00am-9:10am opening remarks

9:10am-9:30am The Cost of Tobacco Use in Utah, Dr. Clarke Low, Director of Thoracic Oncology, Intermountain Healthcare

9:30am-9:45am Tobacco Use in Utah, Braden Ainsworth, Tobacco Prenvention and Control Program, Utah Department of Health

9:45am-10:30am Panel Discussion, Steve Hanson, Salt Lake County Health Department, Joyce Ah You, The Queen Center, Jordan Osborne, ACS CAN Volunteer

10:30am-10:50am Utah Tobacco Policy Options, Utah State Representative Jennifer Dailey-Provost

10:50am-11:00am Closing remarks

This event is made possible with generous support from our sponsors:

Intermountain Healthcare
Myriad Genetics

Bristol-Myers Squibb

With questions or for additional information, contact Brook Carlisle at [email protected] or 801.493.4719.