Director of Education and Outreach Programs
UW Center for Tobacco Research & Intervention
1930 Monroe Street, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53711
Robert Adsit joined the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI) in 2004 and directs the statewide clinician education and health systems change program. This program includes management of Regional Outreach Specialists located across Wisconsin, who provide medical education outreach and systems change implementation technical assistance to healthcare professionals and systems. Rob has a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in education. His experience includes educational program development and implementation, training, and technical assistance in the areas of tobacco control and alcohol and drug abuse. He has a strong interest in health and economic disparities, diversity, and inclusiveness. Rob’s current work focuses on using the electronic health record to identify and treat patients who use tobacco, as well as implementing changes in health care systems to make evidence-based tobacco cessation the standard of care.