Clinical and Environmental Strategies to Address Cancer and Chronic Disease Prevention


Upon completion of this free educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand tobacco’s burden on Chronic Disease Management, and Best Practices in Tobacco Treatment to help alleviate the burden
  • Review screening and evolving surgical treatments for lung cancer
  • Understand the primary care physicians’ role in community collaboration and Environmental strategies
  • Identifying New Jersey Tobacco Cessation resources


This course is directed towards physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and social workers.


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date & Time(s)


The Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison, NJ



Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Regional Care Network

Registration Details

Seating is limited, please RSVP by September 9, 2014.


Jill M. Williams, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Chair, New Jersey Breathes

Robert J. Downey, M.D.
Attending Thoracic Surgeon, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Diane Litterer, MPA, CPS
CEO and Executive Director, New Jersey Prevention Network

Rachel Lendner, MPH, MCHES
Manager, Tobacco-Free for a Healthy New Jersey American Cancer Society