April 1, 2010

Participants at the 2010 meeting of the Fogarty International Center International Tobacco Research and Capacity Building Network shared experiences on project management, research and training collaborations between domestic and foreign investigators, and connections between National Institutes of Health (NIH) grantees and other U.S. Government and international tobacco research initiatives. Ms. Dale Weiss, NIDA International Program, chaired a session that featured presentations by four NIDA grantees: Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable, University of California San Francisco, Tobacco Control Research and Training in South America; Dr. Wasim Maziak, University of Memphis, Responding to the Changing Tobacco Epidemic in the Eastern Mediterranean Region; Dr. Isabel Scarinci, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Network for Tobacco Control Among Women in Parana, Brazil; and Dr. Jonathan M. Samet, Johns Hopkins University, Epidemiology and Intervention Research for Tobacco Control in China. The meeting was held February 23–24, 2010, on the NIH Campus.