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Category Archives: Presentations

We are participating in some upcoming conferences in the field of tobacco control! The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco’s annual meeting was in Florence, Italy March 8-11. Sadly, no PDA staff attended in-person, but we did co-author several posters. The North American Quitline Consortium’s conference is March 20-21 in Austin, TX followed by [...]

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The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco’s annual conference starts tomorrow and several PDA staff will be there. Anne is presenting along with our client from the Florida Department of Health on a novel non-medical tobacco cessation referral system, housed within workforce development centers in Florida.  She will report on numbers referred to a [...]

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A handful of PDA staff are heading to Chicago tomorrow for the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference. Check out our presentations below. We hope to see you there!   From tragic to magic: Building organizational capacity to produce high-quality data visualizations, reports, and presentations. An ignite presentation by Angie Ficek on Wed, Nov 11 at [...]

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Last month, Anne, Becky, and Julie presented at the North American Quitline Consortium’s (NAQC) conference in Atlanta, GA. The conference was a great opportunity for the quitline community to come together to discuss the future of quitlines and hot topics, such as electronic nicotine device systems (ENDS), e-referrals, and the quitline’s role in treating tobacco [...]

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Contributing staff: Becky Lien Last week, Becky Lien presented at the 2015 conference of the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers (AAPOR). The conference took place in Hollywood, FL and attracts a diverse group of attendees: political pollsters, market research firms, methodologists from academia, and survey practitioners. Becky presented a paper comparing a web+phone follow-up [...]

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This weekend Heather is attending the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. This conference is the largest international meeting focused on research in child health. Through her role at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, she is presenting one poster and is a contributing author to another. If you’re there, check out [...]

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In early November Traci and Vanessa traveled to the wonderful city of Boston for the American Public Health Association’s 141st Annual Meeting. Traci Capesius presented on the results of an evaluation of a tobacco cessation systems change funding initiative. She discussed the system changes four Minnesota health systems were able to implement so that tobacco [...]

Written by Anne Betzner Five PDA staff attended and presented at the 27th American Evaluation Association conference held on October 16-19 in Washington DC.  The range of our presentations illustrates the range of methods we use and the range of tobacco control interventions in which we have developed expertise: Angie Ficek shared PDA’s experience using [...]