Fellowship Program
The center offers a broad interdisciplinary postdoctoral training program to prepare individuals to become academic leaders in tobacco control.
Our Faculty
The Center's 60 faculty are spread across 11 departments and four schools at UCSF.
Annual Tobacco Symposium
FREE and Streamed Live! Open to all in the UCSF community and the public.

The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education serves as a focal point for a broad range of research, education, and public service activities for over 60 faculty in 11 departments and all 4 schools at UCSF.

It is part of the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute and its membership is congruent with the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Tobacco Control Program. The Center is also a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Tobacco Control.


Learn about our collaborations and resources.


From Our Blog

Jeff Gotts, Sven-Eric Jordt, Rob McConnell, and Robert Tarran recently published “What are the respiratory effects of e-cigarettes?” in BMJ.  This article provides an extensive (and readable) comprehensive assessment of the evidence on the pulmonary effects of e-cigarettes, covering the population, clinical, animal, and cellular evidence on the effects of e-cigarettes.  (The paper has 193 citations.)  While dealing with technical matters, the authors do a remarkably good job of explaining their findings in a way that normal