APF At Home: Fireside Chat with Adam Leventhal, PhD
Adam Leventhal, PhD, is a 2022 recipient of the American Psychological Foundation Gold Medal Award for Impact in Psychology. He is joined by APF Trustee Dean Camilla Benbow for this Fireside chat. Adam Leventhal, Ph.D., Professor of Preventive Medicine and Psychology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, is an addiction psychologist and public health scientist. Dr. Leventhal has contributed significantly to the body of research on youth tobacco use and vaping, which has led to policy decisions responsive to an urgent social problem in the form of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decisions to prohibit sales of flavored e-cigarette products that attract youth. Dr. Leventhal has served as a member of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee, which advises the FDA in policy decisions. He also has served on panels of the National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to guide federal policies directed toward tobacco products and has contributed to U.S. Surgeon General Reports focused on tobacco use.