MDQuit's 10th Annual Best Practices Conference

We would like to extend great thanks to all presenters, panelists, and long-time and first-time attendees for making our 10th Best Practices Conference a great success! 
Below you’ll find the agenda for the day along with the available presentation materials. 
Morning Session
Dawn Berkowitz, MPH, CHES,
Christi Patten, PhD, 
Robert W. Glover, PhD, 
Lunchtime Updates
Dawn Berkowitz, MPH, CHES,
William Tilburg, JD,
Updates on Current & Upcoming Legislation
Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD,
Presentation of MDQuit’s 5th Annual Fax to Assist Referral Award
Congratulations to this year’s recipients for the highest number of referrals to the Maryland Tobacco Quitline!
  • HealthCare Access Maryland (HCAM)
  • Cecil County Health Department
Early Afternoon Sessions
Session A: Panel Presentation - “Local Health Departments Making Local Change and
Impacting Statewide Goals”
Moderator: Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD,
Baltimore City Health Department (PPT available) - Emilie Gilde, MPP, 
Harford County Health Department - Dorothy Ruff, BS, CTTS, 
Montgomery County Government (PPT available), Public Health - Tyrone Rowland, MS, 
Christi Patten, PhD,
Tabetha Brockman, MA, 
Session C: Panel Presentation - “Evidenced-based Youth Tobacco Cessation Programs”
Moderator: Megan Jacobs, MPH, 
Jennifer Hobbs-Folkenroth, BA, CTTS, (PPT 

To learn more about reaching and engaging young adult smokers with cessation interventions and strategies for implementing smoking cessation treatment for young adults using social media, view this SCLC-sponsored webinar, archived here.
Late Afternoon Sessions
Kathleen Hoke, JD,  
William Tilburg, JD,
Marc Fishman, MD, 
Session F: Panel Presentation - “Tobacco-free Policies in State & Community Healthcare Settings”
Moderator: Robert W. Glover, PhD,  
Heidi Kendall, MPA, CPRP, (PPT available) 
Melissa Dasch, MA, CPRP, & Janet Kravitz, BA, (PPT available)