Center for Tobacco Control, Research and Education

Phone: 415-476-4683
Fax: 415-514-9345

Location(s): Latin America and the Caribbean; Guatemala; South America; Argentina

Description

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 46 faculty in 11 departments and all 4 schools at UCSF, as well as colleagues at UC Berkeley and UC Merced. 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.

Active Projects: 17

Project Investigator Topics Location Start End
Smoking Cessation Contracts with Social and Monetary Incentives Justin White, PhD Smoking and Tobacco Thailand
Cannabis and Tobacco co-use in Adolescents Adolescent Health, Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Facebook intervention for young sexual and gender minority smokers Danielle Ramo, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Comprehensive Program to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities in CHCs Michael Potter, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Using Facebook to address smoking and heavy drinking in young adults Danielle Ramo, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Engagement in Care, Substance Abuse, Treatment Adherence United States
A Family-Focused Intervention for Asian American Male Smokers Janice Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Global trade rules on tobacco control Sohil Sud, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States
Smoking cessation trials in Spanish and English Ricardo F. Munoz, PhD Neurology and Mental Health, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Global Bridges Program in Tobacco Cessation Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Implementation and Behavioral Science United States
Evaluation of a school-based smoking prevention program in Indoensia Justin White, PhD Pediatrics, Smoking and Tobacco Indonesia
Eastern Europe Center of Excellence for Nurses in Tobacco Control (EE-COE) Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH Smoking and Tobacco, Training and Capacity Building Hungary; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia
CONNECT: Smoking Cessation in the Context of Lung Cancer Screening Smoking and Tobacco United States
Analysis of Tobacco Industry Documents Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Training International Scholars and Clinicians United States
Epidemic tobacco use in California drug treatment: A policy intervention Joseph Guydish, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States
Postdoctoral training in tobacco control Pamela Ling, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training United States
Effect of Tobacco Advocacy at the State Level Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States
Continued Support of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States

Archived Projects: 105

Project Investigator Topics Location Start End
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Effects of Chronic Exposure to Ozone on Lung Function John Balmes, MD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Occupational and Environmental Disease United States
Treating Chinese Smokers with Interactive Expert Systems Janice Tsoh, PhD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco, Risk Reduction and Prevention, Training and Capacity Building United States
Ending the Epidemic: National Behavioral Health Summit for Tobacco-Free Recovery Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Implementation and Behavioral Science United States
Development of Smoking Restrictions on Airlines Lisa Bero, PhD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Tobacco Free Project: Stop Smoking Services for San Francisco Ricardo F. Munoz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Airway Transcriptome Changes in Smokers Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
UCSF Environmental Tobacco Smoke Center of Excellence Neal Benowitz, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Tobacco Use Among Argentinean Youth: A Cohort Study Eliseo Perez-Stable, MD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Adolescent Health, Smoking and Tobacco Argentina
Internet Health Research Center: Smoking, Latinos, & the Web Ricardo F. Munoz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Phase 2, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess Safety and Immunogenicity of Two Doses of 3?-aminomethylnicotine-P. aeruginosa r Exoprotein A Conjugate Vaccine (NicVAX?) in 2 Different Dosing Schedules in Smokers Drug and Diagnostics Development, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Tobacco Industry Influence on the U.S. Military Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco United States
Long-Term Vascular Effects of Second Hand Smoke Smoking and Tobacco United States
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Tobacco Control Policies in Low and Middle Income Countries Neal Benowitz, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development India; Malaysia; Thailand; Uruguay
Novel Strategies for School-Based Tobacco Prevention Efforts [I] Adolescent Health, Smoking and Tobacco, Patient and Peer Education United States
A Comparative Effectiveness and Long-Term Health Study in Wisconsin Smokers Neal Benowitz, MD Health Economics and Effectiveness, Smoking and Tobacco, Treatment Adherence, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Estimating the Environmental Burden in Two Orphan Lung Diseases Paul Blanc, MSPH, MD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Occupational and Environmental Disease United States
UCSF Center of Excellence on Secondhand Smoke Neal Benowitz, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Enhancing civilian support for military tobacco control Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco United States
Paternal Smoking and DNA Methylation in Childhood Leukemia Cancer/Oncology, Pediatrics, Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Family Intervention to Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men Janice Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Enhancing Validity of South Asian Tobacco Survey Module Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Barriers to Blue-Collar HMO Smoking Cessation Participation Valerie Yerger, ND Smoking and Tobacco, Substance Abuse United States
Tobacco Cessation in Behavioral Health Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
FDA Tobacco Education and Assistance Project Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Patient and Peer Education United States
The Chinese Community Internet Stop Smoking Project Janice Tsoh, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Substance Abuse China
Evaluation of Tobacco Treatment Strategies for Inpatient Psychiatry Neal Benowitz, MD United States
New Technologies, Novel Diseases: Industrial Illness in 20th Century Rayon Manufacturing Paul Blanc, MSPH, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease United States
Tobacco Free Project: Stop Smoking Services for San Francisco Ricardo F. Munoz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Delivering Smoking Cessation to Young Adults in Bars Smoking and Tobacco, Implementation and Behavioral Science United States
Evaluation of Harmful Effects of Cannabis Smoke on Vascular Endothelial Function Cardiovascular Disease, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education Week Long International Training Program Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Training International Scholars and Clinicians United States
Cost of Smoking for California's 58 Counties Wendy Max, PhD Health Economics and Effectiveness, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Thirdhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Public Health Risk Assessment Neal Benowitz, MD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Cost of Smoking for CA's 58 Counties Wendy Max, PhD Health Economics and Effectiveness, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Tobacco Control and Research and Training in South America Eliseo Perez-Stable, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Training and Capacity Building Argentina
FDA Tobacco Education and Assistance Project Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Biobehavioral Science Training in Health Disparities as They Relate with Tobacco Use and Mental Health Smoking and Tobacco, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training United States
Writing Workshop on Smoking in South Africa George Rutherford, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development South Africa
Improving Tobacco Dependence Treatment in the Addictions Joseph Guydish, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Youth Development and Parent Toolkit for Tobacco Education Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Thirdhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Public Health Risk Assessment Neal Benowitz, MD Smoking and Tobacco, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Thirdhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Public Health Risk Assessment Neal Benowitz, MD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Developing a Smokefree Intervention for Chinese Smokers and Nonsmokers Janice Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Evaluating a city's smokefree policy in multi-unit housing Valerie Yerger, ND Smoking and Tobacco United States
Center for Health Professions Leadership on Tobacco Cessation Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Youth Development & Parent Toolkit for Tobacco Education [II] Smoking and Tobacco United States
Practice-based Intervention for Vietnamese & Korean Patients Janice Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Youth Development & Parent Toolkit for Tobacco Education [I] Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Tobacco Control Policies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Neal Benowitz, MD Smoking and Tobacco India; Malaysia; Thailand; Uruguay
Understanding Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Pamela Ling, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Evaluating a city's smokefree policy in multi-unit housing Valerie Yerger, ND Smoking and Tobacco United States
Environmental Effects on Disparities in Smoking and Obesity among Women Paula Braveman, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Women's Health United States
Mechanisms of the Nicotine Metabolism Effect on Tobacco Dependence Neal Benowitz, MD United States
Enhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco Control Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco United States
Centre of Excellence in Nurses and Tobacco Control in Eastern Europe Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH Smoking and Tobacco, Training International Scholars and Clinicians Czech Republic; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia
AQUA Study: Tobacco in the Home Environment and Air Quality Undermining Asthma Neal Benowitz, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
The Cost of Smoking for CA's Racial/Ethnic Communities Wendy Max, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Postdoctoral training in tobacco control Stanton Glantz, PhD Cancer/Oncology, Smoking and Tobacco, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training United States
Working to Reduce Smoking Among Young Americans Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Exploring voluntary tobacco-related initiatives by businesses Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco United States
Internet Health Research Center: Smoking, Latinos, & the Web Ricardo F. Munoz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
The effects of the Proposed $2 tobacco tax on cigarettes Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Comparative Effectiveness and Long-Term Health Study in Wisconsin Smokers Neal Benowitz, MD Substance Abuse United States
Dissemination of health impacts of thirdhand tobacco smoke Neal Benowitz, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Economic Impact of Tobacco Taxes in African Americans Smoking and Tobacco United States
Health and Economic Toll of Tobacco on CA's LGBT Community Wendy Max, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Barriers to Effective Tobacco Control Policy Implementation in the U.S. Military Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco, Substance Abuse United States
Effect of Tobacco Advocacy at the State Level Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States
Understanding Disparities in Quitting in African American and White Smokers Neal Benowitz, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Social Media Intervention for Young Adult Smokers Danielle Ramo, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Substance Abuse, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Working to Reduce Smoking Among Young and Vulnerable Americans Steven Schroeder, MD Adolescent Health, Smoking and Tobacco United States
A Family-Based Approach to Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men Janice Tsoh, PhD Immigration and Migration, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Countering Young Adult Tobacco Marketing in Bars Pamela Ling, MD Adolescent Health, Smoking and Tobacco, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Investigating Institutional Influences on Tobacco Control Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco Kenya; Rwanda; Uganda; South Africa
The Science of Decision Making: Connecting People and Policy (An examination of ENDS characteristics among adult smokers) Justin White, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Marketing, FDA communication, tobacco perceptions and use in addiction treatment Joseph Guydish, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education Week Long International Training Program Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Understanding Smokeless Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Marketing Pamela Ling, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Smoking Cessation Smoking and Tobacco United States
Commitment Contracts and School Competition for Smoking Prevention in Indonesia Justin White, PhD Pediatrics, Smoking and Tobacco, Implementation and Behavioral Science Indonesia
Population Studies of New Tobacco Products and Cigarettes Maya Vijayaraghavan, MD, MAS Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States
Air pollution, tobacco smoke, & asthma in minority children Esteban Burchard, MD, MPH Chronic Respiratory Disease, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Pediatrics, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Thirdhand tobacco smoke exposure and health risk assessment Neal Benowitz, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Differential softening of smokers in California Smoking and Tobacco United States
Transnational tobacco control network overcoming tobacco industry opposition in Colombia Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care Colombia
Policy Analysis on Banning Flavored Tobacco in Thailand Toki Ko, MS Smoking and Tobacco Thailand
Improved Models to Inform Tobacco Product Regulation Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
Enhancing the economic impact analysis used in FDAs rules for tobacco products Justin White, PhD Health Economics and Effectiveness, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Improved Models to Inform Tobacco Product Regulation Stanton Glantz, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
The Cost of Smoking for CA's Racial/Ethnic Communities Wendy Max, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Steven Schroeder, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
California, trade pacts, tobacco control: lessons to learn Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH Health Economics and Effectiveness, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Ending tobacco use in high risk, low income smokers Joseph Guydish, PhD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Advancing tobacco use treatment for african american smokers Neal Benowitz, MD Smoking and Tobacco United States
Measuring Relative Cardiovascular Health Risks of Inhaled Tobacco Products Cardiovascular Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
Empower Korean Families to End Tobacco Use & Smoke Exposure Janice Tsoh, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Implementation and Behavioral Science United States
Smoking cessation programs on Tribal lands Valerie Yerger, ND Smoking and Tobacco United States
Tobacco/Marijuana Smoke: From Lab to Public Health Policy Smoking and Tobacco, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
A smoke-free home intervention in supportive housing Maya Vijayaraghavan, MD, MAS Smoking and Tobacco United States
Interactive Mobile Doctor (iMD) for Asian smokers Janice Tsoh, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Engagement in Care United States
Measuring combined tobacco, e-cigarette, and marijuana use in California Danielle Ramo, PhD Smoking and Tobacco, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
Readiness for and Obstacles to California's Tobacco Endgame Ruth Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States
Controlled Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Core Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Occupational and Environmental Disease United States
Tobacco Digital Library and Academic Center Grant Stanton Glantz, PhD Chronic Respiratory Disease, Smoking and Tobacco United States
The Economic impact of the California Tobacco 21 Law Wendy Max, PhD Health Economics and Effectiveness, Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care United States