Richmond Center

​The American Academy of Pediatrics Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence is committed to protecting​​​ children from tobacco and secondhand smoke. Clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families all play a critical role. The Richmond Center offers tools and resources to help clinicians and communities, as well as supports research and policy development to create a healthy environment for children, adolescents, and families. The Richmond Center was named for former Surgeon General Dr. Julius B. Richmond, and was established with generous support from the Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute in 2006.​

  • Our Mission

    Our Mission

    Our mission is to improve child health by eliminating children's exposure to tobacco and secondhand smoke. 

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