Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin

MBChB., MPM., Ph.D.

Co-Principal Investigator, ITC Malaysia
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Dr Amer Siddiq is an Associate Professor, consultant psychiatrist and smoking cessation specialist from the University of Malaya. He is the coordinator of the Nicotine Addiction Research Group of UMCAS and is the primary investigator for the Grand Challenge Grant (GC004-15HTM) investigating gaps and upscaling existing smoking cessation services in Malaysia. He is the technical and expert advisor to the Ministry of Health for policy documents including the Tobacco Control National Strategic Plan 2015-2020 and the mQuit Services project which is involved in strengthening the ”O” of MPOWER. As part of his interest, he is involved with both local and international organizations in tobacco control and cessation primarily, and is an active communicator of his ideas on tobacco control in social, scientific and mass media in Malaysia and abroad.

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