Established in 2016, the Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program is a collaboration of three leaders in tobacco treatment, education, and research: Duke Smoking Cessation Program, University of North Carolina Tobacco Treatment Program, and the NC Division of Public Health. Its leadership consists of internationally renowned experts in smoking cessation research and education and trains health professionals to provide evidence-based treatment for tobacco use and dependence to improve the health of individuals and populations.


July 15, 2020
Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program Goes Nationwide with the Launch of Interactive Online Training

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December 4, 2019
Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program Announces Dates for March and June 2020

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North Carolina Nurses Association: Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium

March 29 - April 1, 2020

Virtual Exhibit Booth

2020 NC Public Health Leaders' Conference

January 23-24, 2020

Raleigh, NC
Session: Using Motivational Interviewing Skills to Build Support for Effective Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy

Exhibit Booth


Our primary teaching faculty are from the Duke Smoking Cessation Program, the UNC Tobacco Treatment Program, and the Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program  |  2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705  |  cttsprogram@duke.edu  |  919.668.5042