Prof Simon Chapman

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Simon Chapman AO PhD is Emeritus Professor in Public Health at the University of Sydney. Across 45 years, he has been a prominent researcher and advocate for tobacco control, gun control and renewable energy. He was foundation deputy editor (1992–97) and editor (1998–2008) for the British Medical Journal’s specialist journal Tobacco Control. In 1997 he was awarded the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day Medal and in 2003 the American Cancer Society’s Luther Terry Award for outstanding individual leadership in tobacco control. In 2008 he was awarded the NSW Premier’s Cancer Researcher of the Year medal and in 2013 he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia for his contributions to public health, and named Australian Skeptic of the Year. The Sydney Morning Herald named him in 2008 and 2012 as one of Sydney’s 100 most influential people.

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Depressing news for smokers

Using prescription drugs or over-the-counter products like gums, mints or patches won’t increase your chances of quitting smoking ... View more
Prof Simon Chapman | 10 January 2018
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