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    John R. Hughes, MD - Addiction Psychiatry

    John R. Hughes, MD - Addiction Psychiatry

    Dr. John R. Hughes reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. His major clinical research focuses include nicotine dependence, human behavioral pharmacology of drug abuse, and alcohol and drug abuse. Dr. Hughes received the Ove Ferno Award for research in nicotine dependence and the Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Health. He is a cofounder and past president of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco and the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence. He has written over 350 publications on nicotine and other drug dependencies and is one of the 25 most-cited tobacco scientists. Dr. Hughes has been a consultant on tobacco policy to the World Health Organization, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the White House.

    Education and Training

    MD: University of Mississippi Medical School, Jackson, MS, 1975

    Internship in Internal Medicine: University of Mississippi Medical School, Jackson, MS, 1975?1976

    Residency in Psychiatry: University of Mississippi Medical School, Jackson, MS, 1976?1978

    Residency in Psychiatry: University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, 1978?1979

    NIH Postdoctoral Fellow: University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, 1979?1981

    Certifications

    Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Academic Appointments

    University of Vermont, Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Family Practice, Burlington, VT:

    • Professor, 1991?present
    • Associate Professor, 1985?1991

    Visiting Professor, Pharmacia and Upjohn, Helsingborg, Sweden, 1996

    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Epidemiology, Minneapolis, MN, 1981?1985

    Financial Disclosure

    Dr. Hughes has received fees from almost all of the companies that develop smoking cessation services, medications, and devices and from various public and private organizations that promote tobacco control.

    Last Revised: January 27, 2010

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