ASTHOConnects: Tobacco Exposure and Impacts on Early Brain Development --

Oct 24, 2018 03:00pm -
Oct 24, 2018 04:00pm

Event Details

Event Description

Please join the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) for a webinar on Wednesday, October 24th, from 3:00-4:00 PM ET, as we discuss why tobacco exposure during pregnancy is an ongoing problem in the United States that can lead to detrimental effects on the fetus and early brain development. This webinar aims to educate state health department staff in the areas of tobacco cessation and early brain development. Webinar speakers will discuss the science behind prenatal and early tobacco exposure and the impact on early brain development. State speakers will share experiences implementing successful tobacco cessation and smoking reduction programs within the MCH population.  


Speakers include: 

  • Glenn Czarnecki, MPA, Regional Director, Southeast Region of the Tennessee Department of Health
  • Lesa Dixon-Gray, MSW, MPH, Women’s Health Systems Coordinator, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Maternal and Child Health Section, Oregon Public Health Division
  • Andrew Jaffe, PhD, Lead Investigator, Lieber Institute for Brain Development
  • Amber Miller, BSN, RN, Nursing Programs Manager, Yamhill County Public Health

Event Type:ASTHOConnects
Early registration ends on Oct 03, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Oct 04, 2018 and ends on Oct 24, 2018.
Late registration starts on Oct 25, 2018.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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