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15 Blog Post: Celebrating 20 Years of Quitline History with 20 Questions About our Future

Wednesday, August 1, 2012  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov

Whatare the opportunities on the very near horizon that quitlines must take full advantage of?

Scott Leischow, PhD, who recently left his position at the University of Arizona as Professor in the Colleges of Medicine & Public Health, and Associate Director at the Arizona Cancer Center, to serve in a research capacity at the Mayo Clinic & Hospitals, has worn "quitline shoes” for many years. Did you think we could finish this blog without checking in with him? Of course not. Having focused on tobacco policy and bridging research and practice for so many years we know that Dr. Leischow has seen opportunities for our field come and go – some that we successfully leveraged and others that we did not. We wanted to know what Dr. Leischow had to say about the opportunities on the very near horizon that quitlines must take full advantage of? Here are his thoughts...

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