• By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist

Medical Experts for Media - Nicotine Dependence

August 27, 2010

Richard D. Hurt, M.D.


Richard D. Hurt, M.D., an international expert in tobacco dependence treatment and secondhand smoke

  • Director, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center
  • Co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • First witness in the 1998 Minnesota Tobacco Trial that resulted in the tobacco companies producing millions of pages of previously secret documents
  • Author of more than 180 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Extensive interview experience with local and national print and broadcast media, including The New York Times, USA Today, CNN and CBS news’ “The Early Show.” Has been featured on every major news outlet in his distinguished career.

Sample Interview:

CBS News- The Early Show

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Kelley Luckstein (507-284-5005)

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