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Program Director Abigail Halperin Program Director

Dr. Abigail Halperin founded the UW Tobacco Studies Program in 2002 and continues to lead as its Program Director. Dr. Halperin is also Associate Medical Director at Free & Clear's Quit For Life program, the nation's largest provider of tobacco treatment services. Dr. Halperin has been Principal Investigator, Co-investigator, and Consultant on numerous research and development projects related to tobacco prevention, treatment, and policy. She has presented her work around the globe and is a renowned leader in the field.

Dr. Halperin received a Medical Degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, completed residency training in Family Medicine at UW/Swedish Hospital Residency Program, and earned a Masters in Public Health at the University of Washington.

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abigail@uw.edu
206-616-4482


Program Assistant Patricia Atwater Program Coordinator

Patricia Atwater joined the Tobacco Studies Program staff in June 2013. She received her MPH from the UW School of Public Health Community-Oriented Public Health Practice Program (COPHP) in 2013. A former smoker, Atwater is interested in tobacco disparities, particularly in the LGBTQ population.

atwaterp@uw.edu
206-616-4482


Please direct general questions to
tobacco@uw.edu
206-616-4482


Physical Address (for overnight mail and express shipping)
Tobacco Studies Program
4311 11th Avenue NE, Suite 210
Seattle, WA 98105

Mailing Address
Tobacco Studies Program
UW Box 354982
Seattle, WA 98195


If you are seeking help to stop smoking, please call the WA State Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit www.quitline.com.