CAMH Addiction Rounds: Going tobacco free – the storm explores the qualm?

On Friday, March 6, 2015, CAMH's Addictions Rounds presented a webinar titled, "Going Tobacco Free - The Storm Explores the Qualm?"

Learn about:

  • the what, why, and how of implementing a tobacco-free policy;
  • some of the ethical tensions inherent in such policies;
  • how to address the apprehensions and pragmatics.

Watch this webinar here. EENet is pleased to present this webinar as part of our partner series.

The presenters

Lilian Riad-Allen, MSc
Tobacco Free Project, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Lilian Riad-Allen has worked in the healthcare and research sectors since 2005. She has worked in several healthcare areas, including clinical practice in the area of Alzheimer’s disease (St. Joseph’s Health Centre) and research capacities in the area of Radiation Oncology (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre). These experiences further strengthened her interest in understanding how the brain works, and after completing her MSc degree (Neuroscience) at the University of Toronto, she began her career at (CAMH). While at CAMH, Lilian has applied her academic knowledge of addictions and psychiatric co-morbidities to the field of nicotine dependence, both as a Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) Research Coordinator and also as the CAMH Tobacco Free Project Manager. Lilian further enjoys activities that focus on community and capacity building, stakeholder engagement, and creative problem solving.

Kevin Reel, MSc
Ethicist, CAMH
Kevin has been the Ethicist at CAMH since May 2014. He has an MSc in Medical Ethics from Imperial College, London, England, and a BSc in occupational therapy from the University of Toronto. He completed his Fellowship in Clinical and Organizational Ethics at the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto, where he is now a Course Co-Director in the MHSC in Bioethics Program. He is also Co-Chair of a national working group developing practice standards for healthcare ethicists. In his spare time he likes to play with power tools and kitchen appliances…usually to separate ends.

Addictions Round is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.