Close to 60 professionals attend tobacco training

March 22, 2016 Comments Off on Close to 60 professionals attend tobacco training

More than 60 mental health professionals attended a training on Treating Tobacco Dependence in Behavioral Health Settings in Duluth, Feb. 25-26. The training was conducted by staff from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and was sponsored by the American Lung Association, the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Healthy Northland through the Statewide Health Improvement Program, Minnesota Department of Health.ALA training

Pictured from left to right are Justin Fowlkes, intern at American Lung Association; Jill Williams, MD, professor of psychiatry and chief at the division of addiction psychiatry, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Reba Mathern-Jacobsen, tobacco control manager at American Lung Association; Amanda Michaelson, Tobacco Control Manager at American Lung Association; Michelle Morris, Senior Manager, Tobacco Programs at American Lung Association; Andrew Beeman, Tobacco Control Manager at American Lung Association; Nina Cooperman, PsyD, assistant professor of psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Pat McKone, regional senior director at American Lung Association; Liz Johnson, program manager at American Lung Assocation; TrishDooley, Mental Health Clinician at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Janelle Koscinski, Senior Manager, Tobacco Programs.