Organization profile

Organization profile

Co-director: Jonathan Foulds, PhD

Co-director: Joshua Muscat, PhD, MPH

The Penn State Center for Research on Tobacco and Health’s mission is to be a national leader of scientific discovery that will translate into effective interventions and policies to reduce tobacco-caused harm. More than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking and across the world tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death. The goal of the Center is to conduct innovative research that will inform future policymaking on tobacco and health, investigate the toxicology and addictiveness of new and existing tobacco products, and discover new treatments for nicotine addiction.