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Thank you for a great


3rd Annual Summit


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2022 Agenda at a Glance

Time Topic/Title Session/Speaker
9:00 AM 9:00 AM

Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D.
Professor, VCU School of Medicine, Massey Cancer Center

9:10 AM The Grades are In: Virginia Tobacco-Free Policies

Earning a Gold Star: Overview of a Model Policy
Onjewel Smith
Southern States Consultant, American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation

Making the Grade: Virginia Policy Scores
Elizabeth Do, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Research Manager, Truth Initiative

10:30 AM The How To: Technical Assistance from the Tobacco Control Program

Gina Roberts
Acting Program Manager/Regional Tobacco Control Coordinator, Virginia Tobacco Control Program

10:40 AM Break
10:50 AM Addressing Tobacco Use at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Community Colleges

Kristen Tertzankian
Managing Director, College Program and Grants, Truth Initiative

Cynthia Burwell, Ed.D., M.C.H.E.S., R.K.T.
Director, NSU Center of Excellence in Minority Health Disparities, Norfolk State University

Danyelle Miray, R.R.T.-N.P.S.
Director of Clinical Education, Robeson Community College

11:50 AM Vaping Cessation Resources

This is Quitting
Megan Jacobs, M.P.H.

Managing Director, Product, Innovation, Truth Initiative

Live Vape Free
Etta Short, M.S.
Manager, Clinical Development, Lifestyle & Prevention Optum

12:40 PM Closing Remarks from Systems and State

Roger Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Medicine, Associate Director of Population Science, UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Virginia

The Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit welcomes a variety of professionals working in higher education, professionals working in tobacco prevention, cessation, and policy, as well as community and non-profit partners whose mission aligns with that of Eliminate Tobacco Use. Summit organizers reserve the right to decline participant registration to any entity not meeting these inclusion criteria.

Continuing Education Credit Available


The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work is an approved provider of Continuing Education Units by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners for LMSW and LCSW CEUs. LMFT and LPC CEUs are available to participants upon approval of their licensing boards. Up to 4.0 CEU’s are available for April 20, 2022. Up to 4.5 CEU’s are available for April 21, 2022. Up to 8.5 CEU’s are available for both days.


Sponsored by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Up to 3.75hours of entry level CHES/MCHES credits available for April 20, 2022. Up to 3 hours of entry level CHES/MHES credits available for April 21, 2022. Up to 6.75 hours available for both days. NCHEC Provider # MEP 99697


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.