2024 National Summit

For information on upcoming annual summits, please visit the National Eliminate Tobacco Use Initiative website here


Past Missouri Summit Sessions

Fourth Annual Summit, April 27-28, 2023

Third Annual Summit, April 20-21, 2022

Thank you to our 2022 MO ETU Staff for your hard work that made it possible to organize a successful summit.

ETU 2022 Staff

Back Row (Left to Right): Ginny Chadwick, Mikayla Kitchen, Josie Ihnat, JaMya Dean, Jaylan Wright, Alexis Stockwell, Grace Krueger

Front Row (Left to Right): Eriola Ayo, Larissa Bell, Taylor Iverson, Michelle McDowell

Analyzing the Current State of Tobacco Use Among College Students in Missouri

Joan Masters, M.Ed., Project Director, Partners in Prevention, and Kayleigh Greenwood, M.P.H., Research Coordinator, Partners in Prevention

Student Perspectives on College Tobacco Use

Mikayla Kitchen, Artemii Udovenko, Dawson Davis (Remote), Anna Wyman, Grace Krueger, Dominic Lewis, Missouri College Students

Student Panel

Poly-Substance Use: A Challenge for Tobacco Prevention

Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa

Tobacco Effects and Interactions in the Dangerous Game of Polysubstance Use

Molly Leis, M.S., L.A.D.C., L.P.C.C., C.T.T.S., Counselor, Nicotine Dependence Center, Mayo Clinic

Second Annual Summit, April 14-15, 2021

Advocating Research to Improve Implementation of a Tobacco-Free Policy: Lessons from East Carolina University

Joseph Lee, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University

Cessation Services and the Important Role They Play in a Comprehensive Tobacco-Free Campus Strategy

Jessica Gargus, M.Ed., C.H.E.S., Director, and Kelly Thornborrow B.A., Wellness Coordinator, Miner Wellness, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Tobacco Control in Greek Life: Identifying Public Health Disparities in College Populations (Panel)

JaMya Dean & Vivienne Kayser-Soltys, Samantha Myers and Alexis Stockwell, University of Missouri Students

Analyzing the Current State of Tobacco Use Among College Students in Missouri

Kayleigh Greenwood, B.S., Graduate Research Assistant, Partners in Prevention

First Annual Summit, July 16-17, 2020

Tobacco Use and Control: The Impact in Missouri and What We’re Doing About It

Valerie Howard, MSW, Tobacco Control Program Manager, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

History and Status of Tobacco in Missouri

Stan Cowan, Research Aide, University of Missouri, Columbia