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

I am just catching up on my reading after being on the road for a while and want to highly reccomend Chris Kirkham's extensive story, published by Reuters on November 5, 2019, "Juul disregarded early evidence it was hooking teens."  Kirkham meticulously follows the development of Juul's nicotine salt system and highlights how and why the company's leaders not only ignored intenal warnings that Juul would be hightly addictive to teens, but used this fact to line up retailers.