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Cliff Douglas, JD

VP of Tobacco Control, American Cancer Society

Cliff Douglas is Vice President for Tobacco Control and Director of the Center for Tobacco Control at the American Cancer Society. He also serves on the faculty of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he teaches tobacco control policy. As consulting tobacco control policy advisor for Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh, Cliff co-chaired development of HHS’s national tobacco control strategic action plan, “Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: A Tobacco Control Strategic Action Plan for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,” released by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in 2011. On behalf of HHS, in partnership with the University of Michigan and the American College Health Association, Cliff also served as the founding director of the national Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative. In earlier years, Cliff coordinated the successful national advocacy campaign to prohibit smoking on all airline flights on behalf of the Coalition on Smoking or Health (representing the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association) and served as Special Counsel on Tobacco Issues for Congressman Martin Meehan (co-chair of the Congressional Task Force on Tobacco and Health in the U.S. House of Representatives).

Previous Sessions

Monday, May 23, 2016

Lunch & Speaker: The American Cancer Society Center for Tobacco Control, One Year On

Mr. Cliff Douglas, JD the new director for the American Cancer Society Center for Tobacco Control describes challenges ahead for cancer control and global tobacco control.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Evening Session – Emerging Evidence on Harm Reduction & Electronic Cigarettes

A panel and interactive session facilitated by Cliff Douglas, JD.