Dr. Mary Bassett

New York City Department of Health

“New Yorkers are tough enough to quit smoking.”
—Mary Bassett, MD, MPH, 2015

DCF is honored to have been selected by NYC Health to create a smoking cessation campaign featuring New York City’s Doctor and Health Commissioner, Dr. Mary Bassett.

We thank Dr. Bassett for sharing her own real-life struggle with nicotine addiction and for providing her support and compassionate understanding in helping New Yorkers quit smoking.


Press about this campaign:

→ ABC 7 NY – Up Close: Smoking in NYC

→ NY Daily News - Health Commissioner Mary Bassett stars in NYC anti-smoking ad campaign

→ New York Trend - New Anti-Smoking Ads feature Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Health Commissioner

Huffington Post - NYC’s Doctor: My Life As a Smoker and Why New Yorkers Are Tough Enough to Quit