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Insights From the Dean: Michael Erkisen is the Founding Dean of the Institute of Public Health (now School of Public Health). Eriksen was senior adviser to the World Health Organization and the longest-serving director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office on Smoking and Health and is the lead researcher on a $19 million grant, the largest in Georgia State history, to establish one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS). In this blog he will discuss tobacco control, urban health and global health.

Dr. Terry Pechacek: For people who are most susceptible, they can get addicted to smoking after fewer than 5 cigarettes. #smokeout via @PHGSU 3 days ago