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Hand Holding Cigarillos New NIH Award to Explore Impact of Flavored Cigarillos Among Young Adult Sexual and Gender Minority Females

The CFLASH project (Cigarillo Flavor and Abuse Liability, Attention, and Substitution in Youth) has been awarded $96,954 of supplemental funding from NIH to explore the role of flavor with regard to appeal, purchasing and risk perceptions, and substitutability of cigarillo products specifically among young adult sexual and gender minority (SGM) females. 

Black Mental Health matters Image from Flyer YRBS Advisory Committee Member moderates "Black Mental Health Matters" by The City Club of Cleveland
On Tuesday, June 16th, The City Club of Cleveland hosted a forum called "Black Mental Health Matters". The session was moderated by Dr. Lisa Ramirez, Ph.D., ABPP, who is the Director of Community and Behavioral Health at the MetroHealth System and is a YRBS Advisory Committee Member at the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods. Read More >>>

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Dr. Erika Trapl Trapl appointed Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement
Erika Trapl, PhD has been appointed Associate Director (AD) for Community Outreach and Engagement for the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC). This newly created role will oversee the broad interests and approaches taken by the Case CCC in all aspects of developing community-oriented engagements that have a goal of reducing the burden of cancer throughout our catchment area. 
Director Erika Trapl Erika S. Trapl, PhD named Director, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods effective Feb. 1, 2020,
succeeding Founding Director, Elaine A. Borawski, PhD, whose vision led the Center in addressing chronic health issues faced in disadvantaged Greater Cleveland neighborhoods for more than 10 years. Dr. Trapl is associate professor in the Dept. of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences and Co-Leader of the Case CCC Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program 
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