Defining tobacco regulatory science competencies

Nicotine & Tobacco Research

In 2013, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration funded a network of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) with a mission that included research and training. A cross-TCORS Panel was established to define tobacco regulatory science (TRS) competencies to help harmonize and guide their emerging educational programs. Heather Wipfli and co-authors describe the Panel’s work to develop core TRS domains and competencies in this manuscript published July 14, 2016, in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

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Authors: Heather Wipfli, PhD; Micah Berman, JD; Kacey Hanson; Steven Kelder, PhD; Amy Solis, BS; Andrea C. Villanti, PhD, MPH; Carla M.P Ribeiro; Helen Meissner, ScM, PhD; and Roger Anderson, PhD
Published By: Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Date: July 14, 2016
Publication Link: http://ntr.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/07/14/ntr.ntw178.abstract