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Generation Vape: The New Era of Lung Injury


  • Location: Museum London 421 Ridout Street North
    London ON N6A 5H4
  • Cost: Free
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Telephone: 519-661-0333

One in four high school students have tried vaping in the past 30 days. Some believe that it’s a safe alternative to smoking, but is that true? Do we know enough about the risks? Hear the latest from a panel of experts and join the conversation about the health effects of vaping.

This community event includes a series of small presentations followed by a panel discussion featuring the team that published and cared for the first reported case of vaping-related lung injury in Canada.

Speakers include:
• Dr. Karen Bosma, Critical Care Specialist, London Health Sciences Centre, Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
• Grace Parraga, PhD, Scientist, Robarts Research Institute and Professor, Medical Biophysics, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
• Carly Weeks, Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail
• Suraj Paul, Aliana Manji, and Eleanor Park, Human Environments Analysis Laboratory Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC)

This event is free for all to attend. Registration is required.

This event is presented in partnership by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute.

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