WENDY D. RESNICK, MBA
STEFANI NIXON, MPH, CPH, MCHES
Stefani is a Training and Education Specialist working at the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Education and Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Florida and is pursuing a doctoral degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida. She is also a Tobacco Treatment Specialist and contracts with Suwannee River Area Health Education center to provide tobacco cessation groups to the community. Stefani is interested in social determinants of health, health disparities and cultural competency and humility within the health sector. She is also interested in the development and evaluation of educational programs and the use of evaluation for continuous improvement.
Tobacco Free Alachua meets once a quarter. Meetings are open to the public, guests are welcome!
Our next meeting will be held in July 12th, 3:00pm at UF HealthStreet located at 2401 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, Florida 32608, with a virtual option as well. Please contact Sarah for more information.
Students Working Against Tobacco meetings are held on a regular basis at the Millhopper Branch Library located at 3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 and at Santa Fe High School. For more information about meeting dates and times or to join via video, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) mobilizes and equips youth to protect their generation from the tobacco and vaping industries. Alachua County SWAT members build leadership skills and plan activities to help raise awareness and support for policies that benefit the community.
To learn more or to attend a SWAT meeting or event in Alachua County, contact Tyrese.
To learn more about SWAT’s work across the state, visit SWATflorida.com.
Are you or someone you care about ready to quit? Support is available!
Talk to a quit coach, find a quit group, or get free nicotine replacement patches or gum. Learn more about these and other FREE resources at Tobacco Free Florida.
To learn more about Tobacco Free Alachua, please contact
Sarah Gehrsitz at SarahG@civcom.com or visit us on our FaceBook page.