Smoke-Free Public Housing: Early Lessons Learned, hosted by SCLC, ACS and NAQC

Duration:

60 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Laura Makaroff, DO

Interim SVP, Prevention and Early Detection, American Cancer Society, Inc.

Dr. Laura Makaroff is a family physician and interim Senior Vice President of Prevention and Early Detection at the American Cancer Society. In this role, she provides strategic and clinical leadership for a broad range of cancer control initiatives including improving health equity through a cancer lens, increasing access to cancer screenings and HPV vaccination, reducing tobacco use, and addressing social determinants of health to improve cancer outcomes.

Prior to joining ACS, Dr. Makaroff served as a Senior Clinical Advisor for the Office of Quality Improvement, Bureau of Primary Health Care at the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA). Dr. Makaroff completed a fellowship in health policy at Georgetown University and The Robert Graham Center in Washington, DC. She completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, CO. Dr. Makaroff has experience in a variety of clinical settings including solo practice, community health centers, and an integrated delivery system. Dr. Makaroff continues to provide patient care in a primary care setting in Fayetteville, GA.

Sharon Cummins, PhD

Project Director, California Smokers’ Helpline

Sharon Cummins, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego. She has worked in tobacco control for over 20 years and is currently the Director of External Affairs for the California Smokers’ Helpline and faculty for the Center for Tobacco Cessation, both operated through the Moores Cancer Center. Trained as a clinical psychologist, she maintained a clinical practice for 14 years. Since joining the Helpline in 1996, Dr. Cummins has held a number of different positions at the Helpline both in research as the Director of Research and Evaluation and in the area of quitline operations. Dr. Cummins has also been highly involved with developing clinical protocols and testing them by embedding large randomized trials into the quitline setting. Her current research interests include interventions for high-risk populations, such as pregnant women, smokers with co-morbid substance abuse and depression or other mental health issues, and the impact of emerging products (e.g., e-cigarettes) on smoking initiation among teens and smoking cessation among adults.

Humberto Pinon, CHES

Health Educator, Curry Senior Center

Humberto was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Public Health from New Mexico State University and became a CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) in 2016. Before he went to NMSU, he was a pastry chef and a graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu program at Scottsdale Culinary Institute. His hobbies include researching infectious and rare diseases and reading the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Report weekly.

Lindsay Nelson, MSW

Director of Development and Grant Programs, Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center

Lindsay Nelson is the Director of Development and Grant Programs at Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center. Previously, she worked as a grant writer and non-profit consultant and as the Coordinator of Community Development and Outreach at the Kentucky Primary Care Association. Lindsay brings her passion for social justice to her work by developing strategies and programs that are focused on improving disparities and increasing access to opportunities. Lindsay earned a Bachelors from Gettysburg College and her Masters in Social Work from Spalding University.

Heath Rico-Storey, PhD

Compliance Manager, Louisville Metro Housing Authority

Heath Rico-Storey is currently the Compliance Manager at Louisville Metro Housing Authority. He oversees the creation and implementation of policies and procedures. Before his appointment at the Housing Authority, he worked in grant management for the Louisville Metro Government. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration at the University of Kentucky. Prior to graduate school, he worked in a variety of positions for the State of Tennessee for over a decade.

Webinar Objectives

Join the American Cancer Society, Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF, and the North American Quitline Consortium for this webinar, to review the first year of our Smoke-free Public Housing: Helping Smokers Quit pilot project. During the webinar, we’ll share early lessons learned and emerging best practices, hear from two communities taking part in the program about their experiences and lessons learned, connect you to cessation and partnership resources to support public housing staff and residents, and discuss what’s next for the second year of the project.

 

  1. Identify at least 2 types of organizations locally that can be contacted to help provide smoking cessation services and/or support
  2. Discuss 2-3 best practices to help residents of public housing access smoking cessation services and/or support
  3. Identify where to refer patients/public housing residents for smoking cessation resources both locally and nationally
Instructions for CME/CEU Credit

The CME/CEU registration period has closed. The recorded version will be available for credit by September 30th.

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ACCME Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 CreditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

California Behavioral Science Professionals: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health providers. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Disclosures

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, Sharon Cummins, PhD, Jennifer Lucero, MA, MS, Laura Makaroff, DO, Jennifer Matekuare, Lindsay Nelson, MSW, Ma Krisanta Pamatmat, MPH, Humberto Pinon, Jr., A. Heath Rico-Storey, PhD, Jessica Safier, MA, Catherine Saucedo, Steven A. Schroeder, MD, and Rebecca Slemons, MNPO

Additional Resources
  • To order 1-800-QUIT-NOW blue cards, click here

  • To learn more about ACS, SCLC and NAQC's Smoke-Free Public Housing Project, click here

  • ECHO=Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes - To learn more about ECHO sessions, click here