Call for Abstracts & Scholarships: Promising Practices National Tobacco Control Conference in New Orleans

Shared by Emilia Dunham

Program Associate



We’d like to share a fantastic opportunity from our partner disparity Network, Break Free Alliance’s National Tobacco Control Conference: Promising Practices!

Call for Abstracts and Scholarship Application Now Open!

Promising Practices National Tobacco Control Conference April 17-18, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana 

The call for abstracts and scholarship application process is now open for Promising Practices to Eliminate Tobacco Related Disparities: The Power of Communities, April 17-18, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.
The deadline to submit your abstract and/or your scholarship application is September 14th, 2011 at midnight, Pacific Daylight Time.
Visit our Call for Abstracts page for more information about the submission process, and our Registration/Scholarships page to find out more about scholarships.
Stay up to date with all things “Promising Practices” on Break Free Alliance’s conference Facebook page!

Published by Emilia Dunham, MPP, MBA

Emilia Dunham is currently a Project Manager at MassHealth/Department of Public Health, and formerly the Project Manager of the Life Skills project at The Fenway Institute, an HIV intervention study for young transgender women. Emilia worked at Fenway for 7 years, first as a Quality Control and Regulatory Assistant mainly involved with biomedical HIV prevention trials, before serving as the Program Associate for The Network for LGBT Health Equity, a network instrumental in many national LGBT health policy improvements. She is also involved with the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, serving as a Steering Committee member and the Policy Committee Co-Chair, an organization largely responsible for the recent passage of the Trans Rights Bill. Additionally she serves as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth, Co-Chair of the Recommendations Committee. Emilia received a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University. There she served as President of the LGBTQ student group where she planned programs such as Pride Week, Transgender Day of Remembrance, and AIDS Week. In addition, she advocated for LGBTQ inclusive policies and programming on campus such as a Gender Neutral Housing program, an LGBTQ Center and the expansion of Women’s Studies to Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Emilia recently earned a Master of Public Policy and Master of Business Administration in health policy and management from the Brandeis Heller School School for Social Policy and Management.

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