A medical correspondent for NBC's Today show and WNBC-TV in New York City. He also writes a weekly health column for the New York Daily News and is a contributing columnist for Time magazine. Dr. Smith graduated from Harvard University and received a master's in science education from Columbia University. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and completed the last two years of his medical education at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Prior to becoming a medical correspondent, Dr. Smith was a -surgical intern in orthopedics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hospitals. He lives in Manhattan.