Healthy Baby, Healthy Mom: Smoking Cessation Interventions for all Stages of Motherhood

90 Minutes

Jyothi Marbin, MD

Director, Pediatrics Leadership for the Underserved Residency Program, Associate Professor, Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

Jyothi Nagraj Marbin is a pediatrician at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, where she works in the Primary Care and Asthma Clinics. She is the Director of the Pediatrics Leadership for the Underserved Residency Program at UCSF, and an Associate Residency Program Director for Pediatrics. She is also the Principal Investigator on the CEASE (Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) California project, funded by First 5 California, through which she helps to teach pediatricians across the state of CA how to help parents quit smoking. She is also a member of the Executive Committee for the Section on Tobacco Control at the American Academy of Pediatrics, and has given a number of talk on reducing SHSE in children, most recently as an AAP Visiting Lecturer at the Guam Regional Medical Center in Guam. Her research interests focus on the impact of tobacco on vulnerable populations, asthma, and using technology to help improve health of urban teens. She did her undergraduate work at Brown University, where she received a BA in Health & Society. She then spent five years working with City Year, an international youth service organization, eventually serving as the Executive Director of City Year Rhode Island. Following her work at City Year, Jyothi returned to Brown University where she received her MD. During medical school, she founded and directed the Rhode Island Family Advocacy Program, now known as the RI Medical Legal Partnership, which brings lawyers and doctors together to help address policy issues impacting the health of urban children. Jyothi completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco in the PLUS program.

Liz Marshall, MPH

MPH, Manager, SCRIPT Program, Society for Public Health Education

Liz Marshall is an Editorial & Project Manager at the Society for Public Health Education in Washington, D.C. where she manages the Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment program. She oversees SCRIPT training workshops including one-day, train-the-trainer workshops for health educators, medical staff, administrators, social workers and others.

Richard A. Windsor, MS, PhD, MPH

Professor Emeritus and NIH SCRIPT Program Principal Investigator: 1982-2014, School of Public Health, George Washington U. Medical Center

After serving honorably in the USMC (1961-65), he completed a BS (Honors-1969) as a Trustee Scholar at Morgan State College (a HBUC) in Baltimore. He completed a MS (1970) and PhD (1972) in Community Health Education from the U. of Illinois with concentrations in Educational-Social Psychology and Evaluation Research Methods. He was an Assistant Professor at Ohio State U. (1972-75). He completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship and MPH in Maternal and Child Health at Johns Hopkins U. School of Public Health (1975-76) and was an Assistant Professor (1976-77) at Hopkins.

He was recruited from JHU (1977) to help create the U. of Alabama (UAB) School of Public Health (SPH) and was Professor and Chair, Department of Health Behavior (1977-91). He was also Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Control, of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Alabama, UAB Med Center (1987-91). He was Associate Director for Prevention & Control, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (1991-93), and was appointed to the US Government Senior Executive Service (SES 4). He was a Research Professor at UAB (1994-2000) following his federal appointment, and Lead Science Advisor (40%) to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Smoke Free Families, National Program Office, Dept. of Ob/Gyn, UAB School of Medicine (1994-00).

He was a tenured Professor (2000-14) at George Washington U. SPH and was jointly appointed Presidential Professor at the U. of Alaska-Anchorage (2007-13). He has been PI or Co-PI of 10 NIH-DHHS funded “Smoking Cessation and Reduction In Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Trials” (1982-2012) with colleagues at UAB, JHU, the Mayo School of Medicine, Brown U. and GWU Medical Center. He received the 1997 C. Everett Koop National Health Award from Dr. Koop for his leadership and direction of the SCRIPT Program evaluations (1982-97). He was elected Professor Emeritus by the George Washington U. Faculty in 2014.

Webinar Objectives
  1. Recognize that immediate postpartum period is a high risk time for smoking relapse for new mothers

  2. Describe how pediatricians can support parents in quitting smoking

  3. Define the core Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Program Procedures, and the Dissemination Evidence-Base documenting Patient Acceptance, the Fidelity of Provider Delivery, and Behavioral and Clinical Impact.

  4. Describe how SCRIPT can be successfully integrated into routine clinical care.

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