Annual Tobacco Symposium
FREE and open to all in the UCSF community as well as the public. Friday, February 1, 2019 from 8am-12:30pm in UCSF Cole Hall.
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, as well as colleagues at UC Berkeley.

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 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

In response to exploding youth use of e-cigarettes, led by Juul, the FDA has been talking tough but doing little.  The statement issued on October 31, 2018, by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on his meetings with industry suggests that he is falling into their old “youth smoking prevention” trap, by “welcoming voluntary steps by companies” and vie