Please join us for our Health Systems for a Tobacco-Free New
York Collaborative Statewide Conference Call
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
The Quiet Revolution in Tobacco Treatment for Psychiatric Patients
Dr. Kimber Richter, Director of UKanQuit, The University of Kansas Hospital Patient Tobacco Cessation Program, at University of Kansas Hospital (KUMed).
About the presenter
Dr. Kimber Richter
Director of UKanQuit
University of Kansas Hospital
Dr. Richter is director of UKanQuit at KUMed, a bedside tobacco treatment service for hospital
patients that has served over 10,000 patients since its inception in 2006, when the hospital
campus went smoke free. Dr. Richter has over 75 publications, most focusing on tobacco control,
and leads NIH-funded research on tobacco treatment. She also collaborates with a Federal
University in Brazil on tobacco research. She has filled leadership positions in a number
of national and local health organizations, including serving as President of the Association
for Medical Education and Research on Substance Abuse, and a founding commissioner (program
reviewer) for the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs.
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