Thursday, May 11, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: 
Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel Towson, MD

Join the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and the Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy (LRC) for a free event to bring together local, state and national experts to discuss the state of tobacco control and what lies ahead. Presenters and attendees will discuss best practices and policies to reduce tobacco use and health disparities, covering a wide-range of topics, including: tobacco prevention and cessation, law and policy, enforcement, smoke-free environments, and research. Dr. Boris Lushniak, former U.S. Surgeon General and current Dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Health will provide the key note address.

Who Should Attend 
State and local health officials; public health, health care, academic and research professionals; policy makers; tobacco coalition members; law and code enforcement officers; faith- and community-based organization members; and other stakeholders interested in:
    •    Discussing and learning about current tobacco control and prevention efforts in Maryland
    •    Collaborating to reduce tobacco-related health inequities/disparities
    •    Learning practical ways to improve tobacco control programs and activities
    •    Exchanging ideas and tips to sustain long-term effort

 

Contact: 
Megan Griest
Contact Email: 
mgriest@law.umaryland.edu