Associate Professor Dr. Roy Rillera Marzo
Head of Medical Research and Ethics, Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia.
International Coordinator of South –East Asia, Education Against Tobacco.
Executive Board of Fight Cancer Global, USA.
Dr. Roy was the Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs and now the Chairman of Medical Research and Ethics and Associate Professor of Public Health and Healthcare Management at Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia.
Dr. Roy is an award-winning researcher with an international reputation for excellence and innovation. He is an editorial board member in several international journals, and his research works are published in a variety of high-impact journals.
He is one of Fight Cancer Global’s (USA) executive boards, a large voluntary multi-stakeholder organization. The institution’s goal is to transform global cancer into one patient-centric community through global engagement and collaboration to improve cancer patient’s lives worldwide. Dr. Roy is also the international coordinator of Education Against Tobacco in Southeast Asia. He is making a significant contribution in addressing the social determinants of health tobacco prevention and cessation across South-East Asia. Recently, he led ground-breaking research related to mental health and quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis that participated in 45 countries.
Dr. Roy earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a medical degree from Saint Louis University, Philippines. He also finished his Masters of Public Health in the same university where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Currently, Dr. Roy is pursuing his Ph.D. in Public Health at Monash University, Australia as a full scholar. He is passionate and an advocator of quality education; thus, he is also doing his Master in Distance Education at the University of the Philippines and Ph.D. in Education in Malaysia as a full scholar.