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Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Tobacco

Start Date: May 21, 2015
End Date: May 21, 2015
Location:
Event Details:

HHS/ODPHP, Healthy People 2020: Webinar
May 21, 2015, 12:00 pm ET

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Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease in the U.S.1, 2 Cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke are responsible for approximately 480,000 deaths each year in this country.2 Preventing tobacco use and helping people who use tobacco quit can improve health and quality of life for many Americans.

This Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? webinar will focus on activities and interventions related to tobacco cessation and prevention. Through presentations focusing on data, communication efforts, and effective implementation strategies at the local level, presenters will explore the importance of tobacco cessation efforts and the progress we are making to address this public health issue.

Confirmed Presenters:

  • Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Ms. Blakey has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Gabbi Promoff, M.A., Associate Director for Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office on Smoking and Health
    Ms. Promoff has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Erica Haller-Stevenson, MPH, Senior Program Analyst, Chronic Disease Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
    Ms. Miller has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Phoenix Matthews, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Dr. Matthews has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Brian Richardson, MBA Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
    Mr. Richardson has no conflicts of interest to report.

Confirmed Moderator:
Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ms. Blakey has no conflicts of interest to report.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the purpose of the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators.
  • Describe the impact tobacco use has on the health of our Nation.
  • Identify state-based strategies to address tobacco use.
  • Describe effective strategies to address tobacco use among the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
  • Discuss existing resources for stakeholders to use as they address tobacco use in their communities.

Target Audience:
Nurses, Physicians, Health Professionals, Public Health Professionals, Hospitals, Government Agencies, Administrators, Epidemiologists, Consumers, Researchers


For Assistance:
Contact healthypeople@norc.org.

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) does not endorse or attest to the quality of the content. Questions regarding content, recordings, and additional information should be directed to the host organization and/or presenter.

Contact Email: healthypeople@norc.org
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Webinar Details

Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Tobacco

Start Date: May 21, 2015
End Date: May 21, 2015
Location:
Event Details:

HHS/ODPHP, Healthy People 2020: Webinar
May 21, 2015, 12:00 pm ET

Register >

Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease in the U.S.1, 2 Cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke are responsible for approximately 480,000 deaths each year in this country.2 Preventing tobacco use and helping people who use tobacco quit can improve health and quality of life for many Americans.

This Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? webinar will focus on activities and interventions related to tobacco cessation and prevention. Through presentations focusing on data, communication efforts, and effective implementation strategies at the local level, presenters will explore the importance of tobacco cessation efforts and the progress we are making to address this public health issue.

Confirmed Presenters:

  • Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Ms. Blakey has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Gabbi Promoff, M.A., Associate Director for Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office on Smoking and Health
    Ms. Promoff has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Erica Haller-Stevenson, MPH, Senior Program Analyst, Chronic Disease Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
    Ms. Miller has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Phoenix Matthews, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Dr. Matthews has no conflicts of interest to report.
     
  • Brian Richardson, MBA Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
    Mr. Richardson has no conflicts of interest to report.

Confirmed Moderator:
Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ms. Blakey has no conflicts of interest to report.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the purpose of the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators.
  • Describe the impact tobacco use has on the health of our Nation.
  • Identify state-based strategies to address tobacco use.
  • Describe effective strategies to address tobacco use among the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
  • Discuss existing resources for stakeholders to use as they address tobacco use in their communities.

Target Audience:
Nurses, Physicians, Health Professionals, Public Health Professionals, Hospitals, Government Agencies, Administrators, Epidemiologists, Consumers, Researchers


For Assistance:
Contact healthypeople@norc.org.

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) does not endorse or attest to the quality of the content. Questions regarding content, recordings, and additional information should be directed to the host organization and/or presenter.

Contact Email: healthypeople@norc.org
Description:
More Info Url:
Registration Url: https://hhs-hp.webex.com/mw0401lsp13/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=hhs-hp&service=6&rnd=0.9936234753927186&main_url=https://hhs-hp.webex.com/ec0701lsp13/eventcenter/event/eventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26confViewID%3D1752352110%26%26EMK%3D48

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