Dee Burton, Ph.D., is a psychologist who has counseled hundreds of men and women in person on stopping smoking. She developed the American Cancer Society's FreshStart quit-smoking program and was part of the development team for the American Lung Association's original Freedom From Smoking program. Her work currently focuses on approaches to help those most vulnerable to the effects of tobacco to stop smoking. Dr. Burton is Associate Director for Research and Evaluation of the Center for Health, Media and Policy at Hunter College. Previously she was Chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences in the SUNY Downstate School of Public Health. She was inducted into the Delta Omega national honorary society for public health in 1999. Dr. Burton's books have been published by MacMillan; William Morrow; Simon & Schuster; and Sage.