Media Advisory:  Show Me You Can Quit

Smoking Cessation Awareness Week – April 13-17, 2015

April 9, 2015 | 2 min reading time
“Show Me You Can Quit” - Smoking Cessation Awareness Week – April 13-17, 2015 – is an initiative organized by the City of St. Louis Department of Health, St. Louis County Department of Health, and more than 20 anti-smoking advocacy organizations in an effort to help St. Louis residents quit smoking. 

WHAT: Press Conference 

WHERE: St. Louis City Hall “Show Me You Can Quit” - Smoking Cessation Awareness Week Kickoff 1200 Market Street, Room 200 St. Louis, MO 63103
 
WHEN: Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. 

WHO: Remarks from: 
The Honorable Francis G. Slay, Mayor City of St. Louis 
Charles Rehm, MD, Chief Administrative Officer, Mercy, East Region 
Ron Watermon, Vice President of Communications, St. Louis Cardinals 
Christopher Pickel, Regional Director, AT&T Missouri 

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNTIES:
Francis G. Slay, Mayor City of St. Louis 
Charles Rehm, MD, Chief Administrative Officer, Mercy, East Region 
Ron Watermon, Vice President of Communications, St. Louis Cardinals 
Christopher Pickel, Regional Director, AT&T Missouri 
Melanie Edwards, MD, Thoracic Surgery, St. Louis University 
Rajiv Patel, MD, SSM Health Care, St. Louis 
Maria Baggstrom, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, 
Stacy Reliford, Government Relations Director, Missouri, American Cancer Society 
Jace Smith, Government Relations Director, American Heart Association Division of Oncology, BJC/Washington University School of Medicine/Siteman Cancer Center

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  • Department:
    Division of Health
  • Topic:
    Health

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