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A Smoke Free Paso del Norte

Backbone Organization


A Smoke Free Paso Del Norte is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, whose goal is to eliminate smoking in the Paso del Norte region. 

Organizations from around the region have been awarded grants to accomplish this goal. The University of Texas at El Paso serves as the Backbone Organization (BBO) to the initiative. 

The primary focus areas of the grant are the following:

1. Ensure quality control of grantees in the A Smoke Free Paso Del Norte initiative by providing technical assistance;

2. Smoke Free media research, development, and implementation for youth prevention and adult smoking cessation;

3. Clean indoor air ordinance/policy protection and promotion;

4. Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network oversight.

   
Contact Information    

Principal Investigator
Dr. Jose Rivera
(915) 747-8519
Program Manager
Nora Hernandez
(915) 747-5072
Program Coordinator
Annette Torres
(915) 747-5574
Graduate Research Associates
Dessaray Gorbett
Giovanna Perez
Undergraduate Research Associate
Stephen Nuñez



A Smoke Free Paso del Norte • Organizing Agency • The University of Texas at El Paso • Department of Psychology • El Paso, TX  79968