NAATPN Live Panel Discussion and Webinar
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The National African American Tobacco Prevention Network invites you to participate in an expert panel discussion on Promising Practices for Tobacco Prevention and Control in African American Communities on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. The webinar and live panel discussion, taking place from 1:00 -4:00 pm at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC, will generate a list of recommendations and promising practices that will serve as valuable tools and resources for state programs, national partners, and other agencies working with the African American community.
The primary objectives include:
1) Outcomes impacting tobacco control and prevention in African American communities as a result of local, statewide and federal tobacco control initiatives
2) Promising practices for environmental policy changes, community competent initiatives and cessation services for African Americans
3) Opportunities for action that can significantly impact African American communities
4) Prioritization of opportunities for action and expanded implementation of promising practices
To register for this event, please go to:
The URL for the webinar is https://ncprevention.adobeconnect.com/quittobacco
The dial-in number to listen to audio (and for the panelists) is (866)543-8091.
We are excited to have the following experts participating:
Amber Bullock, MPH, CHES
Executive Vice President, Program Development
Mississippi County Coalition For A Tobacco Free Arkansas
Rev. Jesse Brown
National Association of African Americans for Positive Imagery
Brenda Bell Caffee
Caffee, Caffee and Associates PHF, Inc.
Ritney A. Castine
Associate Director, Youth Advocacy
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Dr. Phillip Gardiner
Policy and Regulatory Sciences Nicotine Dependence and Neurosciences
Tobacco Related Disease Research Program
University of California Office of the President
Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology & Bio-behavioral Oncology
University of Miami
Dr. Valerie B. Yerger
Associate Professor of Health Policy
University of California, San Francisco
Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences
A couple reminders about the webinar:
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the NAATPN office at (919) 680-4000.
PDF Copy of the Announcement
Source: Kara Endsley, MSM, Program Manager, National African American Tobacco Prevention Network