Associate Professor Dr. Roy Rillera Marzo
Dr. Roy is the Head of the International Research Collaboration at International Medical School, Management and Science University. He was the Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs, Chairman of Medical Research and Ethics, and 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. He recently led ground-breaking research related to mental health and quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic 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. Also, he finished his Commonwealth Executive Master in Business Administration in Malaysia and was honored with the Outstanding Post-Graduate Thesis Cape Comorin Award. As a full scholar, Dr. Roy is in the final year of his Ph.D. in Public Health at Monash University, Australia. 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.