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Center for a Tobacco-Free Finger Lakes (CTFFL)

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Funded by the New York State Department of Health: Bureau of Tobacco Control.

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WNY Center for Research on Flavored Tobacco Products​ (CRoFT)

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Funding Mechanism: National Institutes of Health Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science [TCORS Grant: 1 U54 CA228110-01 Award Date: 9/14/18]
Roswell Park Cancer Institute and University of Rochester Medical Ctr.


Latinos Kick Butts: Mobile Engagement and Cessation Support for Latino Smokers

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Funding Source: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R42MD010318)
PI: Ana Paula Cupertino, PhD
Subcontract PI: Francisco Cartujano Berrera, MD

Smoking Cessation Treatment Center

Click Here to Access FREE Personalized Treatment and Individual Counseling 

  • FREE Replacement Therapy
  • Available in English and Spanish, and via text messaging

To speak with a tobacco specialist, call (585) 287-4539.

Funding: Office of Community Outreach, Engagement, and Disparities, Wilmot Cancer Institute
PIs: Francisco Cartujano Berrera, MD, and Ana Paula Cupertino, PhD

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Kick Vaping: A Vaping Cessation Text Messaging Intervention for Latino Young AdultsLatino Study Image

Funding Source: American Lung Association
PI: Francisco Cartujano Berrera, MD
Click IRB# ID STUDY00007630

Click to Kick Vaping, (English)
Para español, haga clic aquí

Seeking Participants

Researchers at the University of Rochester are looking for Latinos who vape to evaluate a text messaging program to quit vaping.


  • Must be between 18-25 years old and vape at least three days per week.
  • Can earn up to $80 for completing all parts of the study.
  • Will be asked to complete a baseline survey and a follow-up survey three months after enrollment.
  • All sessions will be conduced virtually over Zoom.

For more information, please contact Dr. Francisco Cartujano, (585) 478-7740

Download Kick Vaping flyer - English

Download Kick Vaping flyer - Spanish