May 26, 2017
2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research FellowsThe 2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows discussed tobacco regulation with Uruguay’s ambassador to the United States, Hon. Carlos Gianelli, and the embassy’s legal advisor, Marianela Bruno, during the officials’ visit to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in April. Current NIDA Humphrey Fellow Elisa Cabrera invited the pair to discuss her country’s efforts to prevent tobacco use and its legal strategy to make international corporations subject to public health regulations. Ms. Cabrera wrote about the visit on the VCU website. Front row, from left: Nazish Yousaf, Pakistan; Gulnar Magauina, Kazakhstan; Allison Breland, VCU; Ms. Bruno; Ms. Cabrera; Ambassador Gianelli; and Salman Shahzad, Pakistan. Back row, from left: J. Randy Koch, VCU; Igor Salvatierra, Bolivia; Olajumoke “Jummy” Koyejo, Nigeria; Samuel Cudjoe Hanu, Ghana; and Gilbert Habonimana, Burundi.