Prof. Maria Sofia CATTARUZZA


Prof Maria Sofia Cattaruzza, MD, MSc, PhD, is a distinguished figure in the field of tobaccology and public health. Serving as the President of the Italian Society of Tobaccology (SITAB) and the Scientific Director of Tabaccologia/Tobaccology, she is at the forefront of research and advocacy to combat the detrimental effects of tobacco use. With her expertise as an Associate Professor of Hygiene and Epidemiology and as the Head of the Tobaccology Unit (UNITAB-Sapienza) at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, Prof Cattaruzza is dedicated to advancing our understanding of tobacco-related health issues and promoting healthier choices for individuals and communities.

World No Tobacco Day 2024

The Member States of the World Health Organization created World No Tobacco Day in 1987 to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death and disease...

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Joint Press Release: European Societies call for an EU Endgame on Tobacco

30 May, Brussels – Ahead of World No Tobacco Day 2024, European scientific, healthcare professional and other civil society organisations call for an EU Endgame on Tobacco.  Noting the official...

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Global Youths’ Declaration Takes Aim at Tobacco Industry Accountability

Global Youth Voices, a movement of youth-led organizations representing over a million of youth worldwide, has come together on a groundbreaking declaration to hold the tobacco industry accountable and...

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