New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Virtual: Tobacco Use and Health Impact

  • May 13, 2021
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Remote via Zoom
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A 1.5 hour training with Albee Budnitz, MD                                      

May 13, 2021

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

This training is remote only!



PRESENTATIONThis training will discuss the population and public health impact of tobacco product use, including disparities; tobacco products from cigarettes to electronic devices’ health impacts relative to tobacco related disease as well as and especially as relates to Tobacco Use Disorder (TUD) -nicotine addiction; what can be done about it; and how all this relates to youth.  As a result of this training participants will be able to: 


  • Identify why tobacco product use is a population, public health and societal problem; 
  • Understand nicotine and nicotine addiction; and how it relates to tobacco products; and  
  • Become aware of what can be done about it and resources to do it.


PRESENTER:  Albee Bunditz, MD is physician with 40 years experience treating pulmonary diseases and an expert in tobacco impact on disease, particularly lung cancer. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and M.D. from Wayne State University. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease. He recently retired from active medical practice in Nashua. He served as the President of American Lung Association, NH. He was the Medical Advisor to NH/VT Respiratory Therapy Society as well as serving on multitude of Boards of Directors including Breath New Hampshire and Nashua Partnership for Tobacco Free Youth. Dr. Bunditz has had multiple teaching appointments. Dr. Bunditz was one of select few to becalled “Koop’s Troops in The Tobacco Wars” in the 1990s when he worked closely with Dr. C. Everett Koop whose fight on tobacco use is legendary. Dr. Bunditz continues to be part of the Koop Institute of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He chairs the Tobacco Free NH network, the Nashua Prevention Coalition and teaches tobacco issues to UNECOM and Dartmouth med students and anyone else who cares to listen. 

Registration Fee:  $25; *NBCC add $5.   For registration information contact: training@nhadaca.org


1.5 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains:  3, 4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 2, 5, 7
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains: 2, 3, 5, 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category A) & Psychologist (Category A)  
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.


PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form.  For multiple registrants you must register each one individually.  Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received.  Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration.  Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a wait list until payment is received.  We strongly encourage payment by credit card for trainings of high demand topics.  Thank you.

This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.


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