Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Psychology and Family Practice, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
John R. Hughes, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Family Practice at the University of Vermont, USA. Dr Hughes is board-certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. His major focus is clinical research on tobacco use. He received the Ove Ferno Award for research in nicotine dependence and the Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Health. He is a co-founder and past President of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco and of the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence.
Dr Hughes has authored or co-authored over 400 publications on nicotine and tobacco. He has received consulting fees, honoraria and grants from several for-profit and non-profit organizations that develop smoking-cessation devices, medications, and services, including Pfizer.