Updates

Webinar:Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health

 Jan 21, 2019

 

 

Subject:2019: Year of Cessation Webinar The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/)(SCLC) invites you to join us for this webinar:Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health,onThursday, February 7, 2019, at 1:00 pm EST(60 minutes). We are honored to haveCorinne M. Graffunder, DrPH, MPH, Director, Office on Smoking and Health presenting on this important and timely topic. Webinar Objectives: 1. Describe CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health’s work and priorities 2. Explain why cessation matters and is still important 3. Consider strategic opportunities in 2019 to amplify and advance cessation efforts 4. Identify existing resources, including data and cessation support, available from CDC REGISTER HERE: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/xravvf4nzyp9&eom One hour of credit can be earned, for participants who join theLIVEsession, onFebruary 7, 2019. You will receive instr ..

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The US vs. HPV Webinar Series

 Jan 20, 2019

 

 

The US vs. HPV Webinar Series is hosted by American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) and Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer (GIAHC), with webinars offered through Indiana University. The 1-hour webinars (12:00 - 1:00 pm EST daily) are intended for members of the public, patients, health care providers, and anyone else who wishes to learn more about HPV, HPV-related diseases, and HPV prevention including vaccination. The webinar schedule is attached. To learn more: https://headandneck.org/hpv-awareness-week/ ..

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Safe States is Giving Away 11 Student Memberships

 Jan 20, 2019

 

 

Subject: Safe States is Giving Away 11 Student Memberships After a successful year-end giving campaign, Safe States is excited to announce the availability of eleven complimentary student memberships. Students looking to grow professionally with the nation's only association solely dedicated to strengthening the practice of injury and violence prevention are encouraged to apply. To qualify for the one-year student membership, applicants must: * Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student with a background in public health; * Agree to participate on at least one Safe States committee for the duration of the year; and * Enter into the random drawing<http://SSA.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0yNTA5NjY3JnA9MSZ1PTM4MzA0MzY5NyZsaT0xNjkxODY2Nw/index.html< https:// urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/ url?u=http-3A__SSA.informz. net_z_cjUucD9taT0yNTA5NjY3JnA9 MSZ1PTM4MzA0MzY5NyZsaT0xNjkxOD Y2Nw_index.html&d=DwMGaQ&c=Lr0 a7ed3egkbwePCNW4ROg&r=BwqNK0hL QyS ..

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Webinar: Staying Vigilant – Keeping Our Eyes on Tobacco Preemption

 Jan 19, 2019

 

 

Webinar: Staying Vigilant – Keeping Our Eyes on Tobacco Preemption Please join us for an important webinar on Friday, January 25th for information and discussion on how the tobacco control movement can fight back against the growing threat of preemption. More details and registration link are below. As the 2019 legislative sessions get underway, the tobacco control movement is once again facing a growing threat from state laws that preempt local action on tobacco control policies. Last year the tobacco industry successfully inserted last-minute preemption clauses in must-pass bills in Hawaii and Pennsylvania. This year we are already hearing about preemption legislation in numerous states, including Georgia and Texas. It is critical for the tobacco control community to be more vigilant than ever, and to proactively and forcefully fight against preemption. This webinar will cover the following topics: A short history and recent examples of tobacco policy preempt ..

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Find A Women's March in Your Area-1/19/19

 Jan 18, 2019

 

 

If interested in joining the 3rd Annual women's march (for 2019), see the link below for one in your area: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/third-annual-womens-march-womenswave ..

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Overview of the Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis II Project and Consent to Participate

 Jan 18, 2019

 

 

This is from SOPHE National HESPA II (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001aMmAKFUPqGCH9Zr10uvjWlnaOo8Sf9WwllEutwOxh_AHZshTjLPRA3ubbPk9X0fzdJTptUemaqJxgo8lHuCKnfDAfY2E6IX8ALze8A_d6QS_smubivlNYkkQHbkLuwk_nMaNFpYIkur3Mxge457dbf6DTHZOvnFq4iBHO5jap5R2ywnDDRkcBfxbmykqK3amHbA51vy7cGUPjsmI_Wzwe2wPhEZK6b6-PUgAxiBiLPHhp2a5d1-tjN0VFPJrAMIRmt8oML9k_8chOD7Kbj-XYbvPjl37xIQzj2KxfACMJQKccSz4IWUojZ587rXQlQo4_3DT5d4gousRVo906AblaoKrU7qbrur8sMBA7x0HNdFFRlFgAj20y6zwxcExeVuwXyPqBUqNqX17nxXxYX2Nbvjh7QNGuA2KudCg45PF5xCtnjmsy8BJfoUYiP_ia4myE4K0-MnBF0g=&c=mDCiFkuvCJSYGeEPY50_D28da000LQlN_L3qdYLoBMLN98ZROBKsvA==&ch=k4D93i2Q_T7r_0IV8dsODSxcFey2M7hB_mpi4Az-sUO8IFhhuwqz6g==) describes and validates the practice of health education specialists across work settings at entry and advanced levels and to validate the Areas of Responsibility, Competencies, and Sub-competencies and the knowledge required for proficient performance in the role. https://www.surveygroup.com/NCHEC-SOPHE/HESPAgate/index.cfm?fu ..

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UCSF Free Event: It’s About a Billion Lives.

 Jan 11, 2019

 

 

It’s About a Billion Lives. February 1, 2019, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm, San Francisco, CA, University of California San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. A free event, open to the public and no registration required, featuring tobacco control research conducted at the Center. https://tobacco.ucsf.edu/it%E2%80%99s-about-billion-lives-annual-symposium ..

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Webcast: FDA Public Hearing on Drug Therapies to Help Addicted Kids Quit Using E-Cigarettes

 Jan 11, 2019

 

 

Below is the e-Bulletin from the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health for January, which includes lots of news and resources on a variety of tobacco topics! Hearing and Public Comments: FDA Public Hearing on Drug Therapies to Help Addicted Kids Quit Using E-Cigarettes Rescheduled for Jan. 18, 2019. FDA has rescheduled the public hearing on potential drug therapies to help addicted youth e-cigarette users to January18, 2019, at the FDA White Oak campus in Silver Spring (MD). Anyone who previously signed up to present at or attend the canceled December 5 hearing will have to register again. Those interested in attending the hearing in person or watching the free, live webcast must register by January 15, 2019. The deadline to submit a public comment to docket FDA-2018-N-3952 has also been extended through February 1, 2019. Further information, including instructions for presenters, is included in the Federal Register notice. https://www.eventb ..

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Webinar: Highlights from the Medicaid Coverage for the National DPP Demonstration Project

 Jan 09, 2019

 

 

Webinar: Highlights from the Medicaid Coverage for the National DPP Demonstration Project The Medicaid Coverage for the National DPP Demonstration Project was a multi-year venture by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) in Maryland and Oregon. Join this webinar (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001A1qcnJ3wCQqQpcF5Mz8nIriXMcseiG_nbhvGJVV7oAib9wWnLWzS1tJrcPWhPYi1NmuykFUPo0aDG03MwefYpwcLvBWfKhiup-NcSu51Xiv5UUReR4y7ABeteQP9A2Loemm9piXQBpZL2p2Ate_8646BXajgYkbn1lI0-oFm8rzjUuAlHJiEpUMhCRHYynmeAQSrnMevU5RWy4MdPkxPYlgCk2nuUNwNaT_5ZPmgzvQ0oplLrOmrZYj7B5ItSOLUyNtqyCGi27ybZGdHNHVQRWKcExKEreDoB3jw0YFeMK4eHuSSy6F5_5YP-Y_P8iMpBn_y5Tjcscp0ZO2_TiY6zkTr2ispMEogrUhTs83sjAg=&c=erlqeSBV9yaZVp86eR2FlLWQiC3CQavU4X3rGn6hpscAa4UhtlEtGw==&ch=X_QNLXqHVPoUahKEKp9xyVzPOJzY9Iau2H4qOqyCCL50mR_uV8JzMA==) on January 17 at 2:30 p.m. ET to examine key learnings and results from this landmark project and consider how your state can advance Medicaid coverage for the National DP ..

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