February 16, 2021 N/A
Commercial Tobacco Cessation Learning Community Webinar Series
Smartphone-Based Tobacco Cessation Interventions with American Indians in Oklahoma
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is pleased to continue its Commercial Tobacco Cessation Learning Community Webinar Series. The webinar series will cover topics like Tribal efforts to make gaming facilities smoke-free, tobacco cessation strategies with smartphone applications, tobacco cessation with youth, and more.
Join the second webinar in this series, featuring Dr. Ashley B. Cole from Oklahoma State University, who will share strategies for tobacco cessation via smartphone applications for American Indians and applying strength-based approaches to reduce tobacco-related health inequities among American Indian populations.
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What: Smartphone-Based Tobacco Cessation Interventions with American Indians in Oklahoma
When: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Who should attend? Tribal health and behavioral health professionals, community members, and partners interested in learning about tobacco cessation in Indian Country.
REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar.
Dr. Ashley B. Cole is an enrolled Tribal member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma. Dr. Cole earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Oklahoma State University, and she is an affiliate of the Health Promotion Research Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Stephenson Cancer Center.
Dr. Cole’s research examines health inequities and health behaviors among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations, including alcohol, tobacco, and substance use; exercise and eating patterns; and mental health. She also studies social and individual determinants of health among AI/AN peoples from both resilience and risk perspectives. Dr. Cole is the recipient of the several competitively funded national fellowships and awards, and she is currently funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project to examine the usability and feasibility of a smoking cessation intervention delivered via smartphone application with American Indian adult smokers who want to quit smoking. Dr. Cole has written 17 peer-reviewed publications and two book chapters, with several additional publications that are currently under review.
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