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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

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
LEGACY Foundation

Elroy Brown


Mississippi County Coalition For A Tobacco Free Arkansas

Rev. Jesse Brown

Executive Director

National Association of African Americans for Positive Imagery

Philadelphia, PA

Brenda Bell Caffee

Executive Director

Caffee, Caffee and Associates PHF, Inc.

Hattiesburg, MS

Ritney A. Castine
Associate Director, Youth Advocacy
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Dr. Phillip Gardiner

Policy and Regulatory Sciences Nicotine Dependence and Neurosciences

Program Officer

Tobacco Related Disease Research Program

University of California Office of the President

Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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

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