4245.0 Tough Economic Times: Strategies for Success in State and Local Tobacco Control

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
In the current economic climate, adequate funding has become a major challenge to implementing effective tobacco control policies. This session will describe these challenges, and present strategies and partnership opportunities to address funding shortfalls.
Session Objectives: Describe the impact of funding cuts in implementing tobacco control policies Identify partnerships and strategies to address the challenge of inadequate funding
Michelle A. Larkin, JD, MS, RN

Conversations with tobacco control professionals about funding cuts and the future of services
Rose Malinowski Weingartner, MPH, Lean Camara, MSW, Kristin O. Minot, MS, Maya Gutierrez and Kathleen Coughey, PhD
Tracking and using funding reduction data in a tobacco control program
Michelle Henry, Jennifer D. Keith, MPH, Kristin Minot, MA, Amanda Innes Dominguez, MSS, MLSP, Jennifer S. Thompson, PhD, Joy Blankley Meyer and Phyllis Zitzer
Assessing public health advocacy capacity: Lessons from the evaluation of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Tobacco Policy Change program
Cheryl Merzel, DrPH, MPH, Andrea Anderson-Hamilton, PhD, Catherine Borgman-Arboleda, Helene Clark, PhD and Mary Clare Lennon, PhD
Purposeful leadership development and network structure in the CDC National Networks for Tobacco Control and Prevention
Bobbi J. Carothers, PhD, Peg Allen, MPH, Eric Ndichu, MSW, Jenine K. Harris, PhD, Douglas A. Luke, PhD and Anna Berkowitz, MPH

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)