Leading with Race & Structural Racism to Advance Health Equity in Tobacco


60 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Jacqueline Doane

Manager of Community Programs at the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program

Jacqueline Doane is the Manager of Community Programs for the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP) at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. She has spent nearly a decade fighting injustices caused by the tobacco industry in Massachusetts, specializing in program development and management. She has successfully advocated and mobilized communities for policy change and building community capacity to address tobacco and secondhand smoke issues. In her current role at MTCP, Ms. Doane oversees municipal, community-based, and statewide programs that are responsible for local policy and enforcement, reducing secondhand smoke exposure, community mobilization, and authentic youth engagement.

Lindsay Kephart, MPH

Epidemiologist, Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program

Lindsay Kephart is an Epidemiologist and part of the evaluation team for the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP) at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. For the past four years, she has supported MTCP through surveillance, evaluation, analysis, and dissemination, including mapping and visualization. Her current efforts focus around addressing tobacco-related inequities in the built and social environment. She received her Master of Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine with a concentration in Biostatistics and Epidemiology.

Webinar Objectives
  • Develop a shared understanding of the levels of racism and racial equity as it pertains to health

  • Explain how using a leading with race framework can eliminate racial inequities and improve the health of all

  • Describe examples of how Massachusetts has begun to integrate a racial justice framework in to tobacco programming and research

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This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

The following speakers, moderators and planning committee members have disclosed they have no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity:

Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jacqueline Doane, BS, Lindsay Kephart, MPH, Jennifer Lucero, MA, MS, Jennifer Matekuare, Ma Krisanta Pamatmat, MPH, Jessica Safier, MA, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD,

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