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Tony Astran, MPA, APR

Tony Astran, MPA, APR, TTS
Public Information Specialist
(716) 845-8239

Contact Tony for media inquiries, connections to tobacco cessation experts, and additional quitline resources.
Patricia Bax, RN, MS, NCTTP, ACB

Patricia Bax, RN, MS, NCTTP
Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
(716) 845-4365

Contact Pat for information about the Quitline’s patient referral programs, connections to partnering health plans, and the Quitline’s role in health systems change.

Last updated 7/17/2024 12:56 PM
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