2015 TIPS CAMPAIGN RECRUITMENT
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
recruiting additional candidates to be considered for the 2015 Tips campaign.
We would like to request your assistance to help identify individuals who fit
our recruitment criteria (listed below) and who may be interested in participating
in the Tips campaign. You can be assured that we will treat all applicants with
dignity, respect, and sensitivity.
seeking people from all backgrounds, and are particularly looking for
candidates who are of Asian descent. All applicants must be tobacco-free for at
least 6 months.
looking for ex-smokers who:
Have or have had colorectal cancer that was linked to cigarette smoking (ages
Have or have had macular degeneration that was linked to cigarette smoking
Used cigars with cigarettes or used cigarillos or little cigars with or without
cigarettes, thinking cigars, cigarillos and little cigars were healthier than
cigarettes and developed a serious health condition while smoking (ages 20-60).
Used e-cigarettes or smokeless tobacco for at least a year while continuing to
smoke some cigarettes; and
Thought using e-cigarettes or smokeless tobacco to cut back on some cigarettes
would be good for your health; and
Despite cutting back, you were later diagnosed with a serious health condition.
individuals should be comfortable sharing their story publicly and be able to
articulate how their smoking-related condition has changed their life. The
association between smoking and their condition must be clear, and candidates' physicians
will be contacted to verify that smoking contributed to the condition.
asking you to help distribute the 2015 Tips Campaign recruitment flyer
(also attached). Please feel free to share it with
anyone who might be willing to help CDC recruit for this campaign. The flyer
can be posted in public areas or shared with anyone who may know people who fit
the criteria above.
have questions, please send them to our CDC representative, Crystal Bruce, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "Recruitment
Question” in the subject line. Thank you in advance for any assistance you can