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NCI Announces Fifth Presentation in the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Step 2 Cyber-Seminar Series

Monday, May 3, 2010  
In February we put out a call for abstracts in search of your "success stories” highlighting partnerships that helped to move evidence-based interventions into practice. Congratulations to this month’s presenters who were selected to share insights on a top public health priority: smoking and tobacco control.

This cyber-seminar highlights two evidence-based tobacco control programs and the strong partnerships that fostered their development, implementation, and sustainability. The first will describe an effort to adapt Enough Snuff, a self-help smokeless tobacco cessation program, in rural Northwest Pennsylvania. The second presentation will explore the cultivation of successful community-academic partnerships to deliver tobacco control services to pregnant and postpartum women in high risk communities in New York City and Long Island.

Both programs demonstrate how evidence-based tobacco control interventions can be adapted and implemented with "fit and fidelity” at the community level to meet the specific needs of high-risk populations. Please join us as we discuss this important topic and see what work is being done at the local level to move tobacco control research into practice.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
» register now

NOTE: As part of the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email with the toll free number, entry code, and participant URL.


Cheryl Merzel, DrPH, MPH
Director, Master of Public Health Program
Institute for Public Health Sciences of Yeshiva University
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Evelyn González, MA
Director, Community Programs
Health Communications & Health Disparities
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Merrilynn Cushman, MA
Tobacco Programs Coordinator
Titusville Area Hospital
Crawford County Cancer Coalition

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