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Join The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the American Lung Association for a webinar exploring the intersection of smokefree multi-unit housing and tobacco cessation policies. The webinar will discuss the smokefreee housing rule for federally owned properties promulgated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and importance of smokefree mult-unit housing from a public health perspective. It will also look at ways to connect residents living in public housing to tobacco cessation treatments and what cessation treatments are available to them. Information will also be provided on resource and tools to help improve tobacco cessation benefits and connect residents with resources.

Speakers Include:

  • Ernest Hawk, M.D., MPH, is Vice President and Division Head for Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO, American Lung Association
  • Saqi Maleque Cho DrPH,MSPH, Manager of Policy, Research, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health in Public Housing
  • Simon McNabb, Senior Policy Advisor, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention