We would like to express our appreciation to everyone who contributed to the success of this year's conference. First of all, we would like to thank Dr. Marc Fishman for his informative keynote on smoking cessation medications, and Dr. Sherry Stewart for her wonderful keynote address and workshop on substance misuse. Thanks also to all of the attendees who braved the weather to spend the day with us!
We also thank Dawn Berkowitz, Chief, Division of Federal and Special Tobacco Control Initiatives for an overview of DHMH’s upcoming issues and funding. Additionally, we would like to thank Dr. Renee Fox, Director of the Institute for a Healthiest Maryland (IHM) for her overview of the Community Transformation Grant (CTG) and the IHM; and we give a special thanks to Rita Vera, JD, Deputy Director of the Legal Resource Center, UM,B School of Law for her updates on upcoming legislation. Finally, we’d like to acknowledge Galena Family Medicine in Kent County -- the recipient of MDQuit’s 2nd Annual Fax to Assist award for having the highest number of Fax to Assist referrals to the Quitline from a family practice in the past year. We also acknowledge Cecil County Health Department for having the highest overall number of Fax to Assist referrals to the Quitline for the second year in a row.
Dr. Carlo DiClemente, email@example.com
Keynote Address: Current Statewide and MDQuit Initiatives: Outreach to Vulnerable Populations
Handout: Medication and NRT quick reference
Dr. Sherry Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org
Keynote Address: A Personality-Matched Approach to the Treatment and Prevention of Substance Misuse
Workshop: Smoking Cessation in Behavioral Health Settings.
Moderator: Dr. Carlo DiClemente, email@example.com
Patricia Stabile, Program Director, HARBEL Prevention and Recovery Center, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Drummond, Executive Director, Arundel Lodge, Inc.
Craig Lippens, Division Director, Gaudenzia (Chesapeake Region)
Workshop: Implementing and Enforcing Smoke-Free Policies
Moderator: Will Tilburg, J.D., email@example.com
Sylvia Heinze, Ph.D., Director of Oncology Services, Union Hospital of Cecil County, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerry Dieringer, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Housing & Residence Life, Towson University
Michael Ehrlinger, Ed.D., College Senate Chair, Professor, School of Applied and Information Technology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus, email@example.com
Workshop: Emerging Tobacco Products: “New Products, Same Targets”
Kristen Tertzakian, Truth Initiative, http://truthinitiative.