MDQuit's 15th Best Practices Conference


We would like to thank all of our keynote speakers, session presenters, panelists and moderators, and attendees for making our virtual 15th 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)


Wednesday, January 27th Session

Introduction & Updates from Maryland Department of Health: Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD, ABPP & Dawn Berkowitz, MPH, CHES

     Link to Powerpoint of Introductions and link to Powerpoint of Part 1 and Part 2 of Updates from Maryland Department of Health and to Recording

Keynote #1 Different smokes for different folks: Health disparities in an evolving tobacco marketplace: Daniel Giovenco, PhD, MPH

     Link to Powerpoint and Recording

Workshop A Tools for tobacco use prevention and education communication: Meghan Moran, PhD

     Link to Powerpoint and Recording 

Workshop B Engaging underserved smokers in tobacco treatment through community-based health system and social service agency partnerships: Jennifer Vidrine, PhD

     Link to Powerpoint and Recording 

Workshop C Characterizing electronic nicotine delivery systems, flavors, and use: Sabrina Smiley, PhD, MPH, MCHES

     Link to Recording 


Thursday, January 28th Session

MDQuit Current Initiatives & Maryland Legislative Update: Carlo DiClemente, PhD, ABPP & Kathleen Hoke, JD

     Link to Powerpoint  and Recording

Keynote #2 Treating light smokers: A key to addressing tobacco-related health disparities:  Lisa Sanderson Cox , PhD

     Link to Powerpoint and Recording 

Workshop D Childhood adversity and tobacco: Bringing trauma-informed approaches into our tobacco cessation work:  Karen Johnson, MSW, LCSW

     Link to Powerpoint and Recording 

Workshop E *Same as Workshop B, please see above*

Workshop F Maryland Tobacco Quitline: Meeting the moment of e-cigarettes, COVID-19, and behavioral health: Maria Martin MPH & Chelsea Nash, BA

     Link to Powerpoint and Recording