TPEP’s Program Evaluation studies employ “utilization-focused” evaluation techniques, where evaluation activities and products are designed to provide the most useful information to program leaders and other stakeholders.

As an independent evaluator, TPEP works with clients at all levels including national, state, and local organizations to identify and meet their evaluation goals as well as those of their funders. Our staff is known for creative problem-solving, professionalism, and skill in managing project logistics and timelines.  Evaluation services TPEP provides include:

  • developing logic models conducting and analyzing focus groups and long interviews
  • creating program indicators
  • conducting needs assessments
  • designing and administering mail, telephone, and web-based surveys
  • strategically using incentives to increase response rates
  • conducting secondary data analysis on large databases like the Youth Tobacco Survey and BRFSS
  • developing and disseminating evaluation briefs and comprehensive reports

Contact Us

UNC Tobacco Treatment Program

Department of Family Medicine
Phone: 919-966-2803
Fax: 919-966-6125
Email: tpep@med.unc.edu