Year of Cessation—2019: An Update from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health

Duration:

60 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Corinne Graffunder, DrPH, MPH

Director, of the Office on Smoking and Health, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Corinne Graffunder, DrPH, MPH, is Director of the Office on Smoking and Health within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. She is responsible for providing broad leadership and direction for all scientific, policy, and programmatic issues related to tobacco control and prevention.

Prior to her current position she served as the Deputy Associate Director for Policy in CDC’s Office of the Director, working to strengthen collaboration between public health, health care, and other sectors to advance CDC’s population health priorities. She has more than 30 years of experience with national, state, and local prevention efforts and worked with the US Surgeon General and National Prevention Council, leading the development of the first ever National Prevention Strategy: America’s Plan for Better Health and Wellness.

Since joining CDC in 1987, she has held leadership positions in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, working on a range of health issues including tobacco control, cancer prevention and control, and violence prevention. She received her doctorate from the University of North Carolina and her Masters of Public Health and Bachelors of Science from the University of South Carolina.

Webinar Objectives
  1. Describe CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health’s work and priorities
  2. Explain why cessation matters and is still important
  3. Consider strategic opportunities in 2019 to amplify and advance cessation efforts
  4. Identify existing resources, including data and cessation support, available from CDC
Instructions for CME/CEU Credit

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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:

Corinne M. Graffunder, DrPH, MPH, Jon Jovi Bodestyne, Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Jennifer Lucero, MA, MS, Jennifer Matekuare, Jessica Safier, Catherine Saucedo, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD

Additional Resources
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