Annual Tobacco Symposium
FREE and open to all in the UCSF community as well as the public. Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, 8am-12:30pm, 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 53 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 53 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

David Bareham and I just published “E-Cigarettes: Use, Effects on Smoking, Risks, and Policy Implications” in Annual Review of Public Health.  The review, which includes 151 references, is a comprehensive overview of all aspects of e-cigarettes, including an updated meta-analysis on the association between e-cigarette use and smoking cessation (still shows depressed quitting overall).

Here is the abstract: