Integrating Tobacco Treatment within the Stanford Cancer Center: An NCI Moonshot Initiative

60 Minutes

Judith (Jodi) Prochaska, PhD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Stanford Cancer Institute

Dr. Prochaska is a licensed clinical psychologist, educator, researcher, and expert in the treatment of tobacco dependence. She is a past president of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT).

Maura Lau

Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Health Education, Engagement and Promotion, Stanford Health Care

Maura Lau is a tobacco treatment specialist at Stanford Health Care. Ms. Lau comes to Stanford with a background in health and nutrition management, as well as community programs.

Kathleen Gali, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Prevention Research Center

Dr. Gali completed her PhD in public health at UC Merced in 2018 and is an NHLBI T32 supported postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. Dr. Gali’s research interests include treatment of tobacco dependence, cannabis use and policy, and health disparities.

Kayla Jimenez, MS

Doctoral Student, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium

Kayla Jimenez is a doctoral student at the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium and is completing her pre-doctoral internship at the Sepulveda Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Ms. Jimenez worked with the Moonshot tobacco treatment team for two years as a student tobacco cessation counselor.

Brittany Pike, MS, RN, BSN

Manager for Health Education, Engagement and Promotion, Stanford Health Care

Brittany is a registered nurse and program manager at Stanford Health Care with a focus in community health, patient education and behavior change. Brittany manages Stanford’s Cancer and Neuroscience Supportive Care Programs and Tobacco Treatment Service.

Webinar Objectives
  1. Explain the need for tobacco treatment integration within cancer care
  2. Identify workflow processes for building efficiencies in identifying tobacco use among patients
  3. Describe the value of training models for meeting institutional educational and clinical goals
  4. Examine the evidence for engaging patients into treatment and supporting their living tobacco-free
Instructions for CME/CE Credit

CME/CEU credit is no longer available for the recorded version of this webinar. The accreditation has expired for this course.


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