MDQuit's 13th Best Practices Conference


We would like to thank all of our keynote speakers, session presenters, panelists and moderators, and attendees for making our 13th annual Best Practices Conference a great success!

Below you’ll find the agenda for the day along with the available presentation materials.

(Note: links to presentations are listed where available)



Morning Session

Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD, ABPP 
MDQuit Current Initiatives


Jamie Ostroff, PhD
Keynote Address: Reaching and Engaging Smokers in Tobacco Treatment from Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Survivorship 
[slide set is in four parts]
Slides 1 of 4
Slides 2 of 4
Slides 3 of 4
Slides 4 of 4


Janine Delahanty, PhD and Michael Murray, MA
Keynote Address: Vaping Among Youth: What’s the Real Cost?


Lunchtime Updates

Kathleen Hoke, JD
Maryland Legislative Update


Dawn Berkowitz, MPH, CHES
Updates from the Maryland Department of Health


Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD, ABPP
Presentation of MDQuit’s Annual Fax to Assist Referral Awards


Early Afternoon Sessions

Session: Integrating Tobacco Treatment in Cancer Care (panel)
Moderator: Jamie Ostroff, PhD


Session: Tobacco Awareness Program for Teens
Presenters: Natalie Hall, BS, BA and Jasmine Drake, MPH


Late Afternoon Session

Session: Quit Journeys: Stories of Success (panel)
Moderator: Carlo DiClemente, PhD, ABPP


Session: Youth Vaping Prevention:  Best Practices
Presenters: Janine Delahanty,
PhD and Michael Murray, MA