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  • The inaugural holding of the US E-Cigarette Summit will take place in Washington DC, on Monday May 8, 2017
  • Registration for the US E-Cigarette Summit 2017 is now open

Professor Ann McNeill

Professor of Tobacco Addiction
UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS), Kings College London

Ann McNeill is a Professor of Addictions in the National Addiction Centre with a focus on tobacco. She graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first class joint honours degree in zoology and psychology and then carried out her PhD at the Institute of Psychiatry focusing on the development of dependence on smoking. Since that time she has held a variety of academic and public sector posts focusing largely on tobacco control research. Ann has an established international reputation, receiving a World Health Organisation award for contributions to tobacco control in 1998.

She has published more than 250 academic papers book chapters, reports and opinion pieces on the subject and her research ranges across prevention, cessation, harm reduction and local, national and international policy. Ann was a co-author of the recent systematic review of tobacco product packaging which underpinned the recent government consultation on plain packaging and has a particular interest in the relationship between smoking, mental health and inequalities. She is Deputy Director of the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies.

Competing Interest: None Stated

Professor Ann McNeill will be speaking at:

Perspective from England: evidence, PHE and RCP reports

- 15:35 - 15:50

Open Floor Q&A

- 16:35 - 17:10

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