Daniel F. Seidman

Daniel F. Seidman, Ph.D., is the director of the smoking cessation service at Columbia University Medical Center whose revolutionary techniques for quitting have been featured on Oprah, in The Wall Street Journal, and RealAge.com.

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Smoke-Free in 30 Days

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Nothing feels better than accomplishing something you didn’t know you could do.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who pretend to know what they are doing and just cause more and unnecessary problems.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. “Smoking can't solve a real life problem; it is a real life problem.” Also I like to say “really!” when I am curious about what someone is saying.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Being a father to my two sons.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. tennis pro

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