Prof. Dr. Mohamad Haniki Nik Mohamed

Ph.D
Professor, Kulliyyah of Pharmacy, IIUM

Biography

Prof. Dr. Mohamad Haniki Nik Mohamed obtained his Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) from Universiti Sains Malaysia Malaysia (USM) in 1992 and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Tennessee (UT), Memphis, U.S.A. in 1996. Completed a post-doctoral fellowship at UT before joining USM from 10 November 1997 until 30 October 2005. Since then, joined the the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), holding the Head of Department and Deputy Dean (Academic Affair) posts, before appointed as Acting Dean of Centre for Foundation Studies for 2018 and the Head of Internationalisation and Global Network for Kulliyyah of Pharmacy and Medicine in 2019.

Actively involved in tobacco control since 2001 especially as the coordinator of the first dedicated and multidisciplinary quit smoking clinic for USM. Received an award as the 2003 best quit smoking clinic for the state of Penang in conjunction with the state level World No Tobacco Day celebration.

Teach, train and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in various research projects, especially those related to tobacco control. Appointed as an advisor to the Clearinghouse for Tobacco Control (C-Tob) at the National Poison Centre, Penang, as well as a core team member by the Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia for the first national clinical practice guidelines (CPG) on Treatment of Tobacco Smoking and Dependence, and Chairman of the CPG on Tobacco Use Disorder 2016. Chief coordinator of the Certified Smoking Cessation Service Provider (CSCSP) programme – jointly organized by the Ministry of Health Malaysia and Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS). Appointed by the Hon. Minister of Health Malaysia as committee member for the technical working group on shisha and e-cigarettes, expert panel on e-cigarettes, Health Technology Assessment expert (smoking cessation), vice chairman of Translating Evidence Towards Tobacco Control Policy committee and Chairman of Evidence-based Technical Committee for Ministry of Health Malaysia FCTC Steering Committee.

Presented at various meetings on tobacco control, including the 1st National Conference on Addiction Medicine in Kuala Lumpur, 12th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Helsinki, and the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT). Participated at various workshops on tobacco control, including SEATCA Regional Workshop on Role of Health Professionals in Advancing Tobacco Control and Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Awareness Raising and Capacity Building Workshop on Tobacco Control & The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Published in various journals, magazines, bulletins, newspapers, etc. Awarded UICC ASIA-Pacific Cancer Society Training Grant (APCASOT), SRNT Meeting Travel Scholarship, American Cancer Society (ACS) and FIP Travel Scholarship. Completed a certification programme on International Global Tobacco Control (IGTC), Johns Hopkins University and received the Alumni Award for excellence in tobacco control research 2012. Received grants from various funders, including the MOH Malaysia as primary investigator of the National e-cig Survey 2016.

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