In this episode of Psych Matters, Associate Professor Mat Coleman and his guests discuss Smoking Cessation & E-Cigarettes.
Joining in the discussion are Professor Hayden McRobbie and Dr Mark Montebello.
Associate Professor Mat Coleman is the Clinical Director of the Great Southern Mental Health Service (WA Country Health Service) based out of Albany WA. He is also the inaugural chair of Rural and Remote Mental Health Practice for the Rural Clinical School WA (University of Western Australia) and is a Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission. Mat is a member of the Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry, and the Child and Adolescent Faculty of the RANZCP and is the current chair of the Section of Rural Psychiatry.
Professor Hayden McRobbie, MB ChB (Otago), PhD (London), FASLM
Hayden has worked in the field of behavioural medicine for more than 20 years and is a senior clinician with a specialist interest in lifestyle medicine. He holds a medical degree from the University of Otago, a doctorate from the University of London, and is Professor in Public Health Interventions at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, and a Fellow of the Australasian Society for Lifestyle Medicine. Hayden has played a key role in Tobacco Control in New Zealand, and his current work includes prevention and management of long-term conditions, with a particular focus on improving health outcomes for Māori in New Zealand. Hayden McRobbie has received honoraria for speaking at smoking cessation meetings and attending advisory board meetings that have been organised by Pfizer
Dr Mark Montebello is the Clinical Director of the Northern Sydney Local Health District Drug and Alcohol Service. He is a Psychiatrist, an Addiction Medicine Specialist, a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, and a Clinical Senior Lecturer, Discipline of Addiction Medicine, Northern Clinical School at the University of Sydney. Dr Montebello’s research interests include novel treatments for substance use disorders including nicotine use disorder withdrawal management in drug and alcohol settings. He was the Psychiatry Board Member for the Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals. Mark Montebello has received honoraria for speaking at smoking cessation meetings and attending advisory board meetings that have been organised by Pfizer.
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