Amanda Amos

Amos Amanda

Amanda Amos is Professor of Health Promotion at the Centre for Population Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. She has been teaching and researching health promotion for over 25 years. Her main area of research is tobacco control.  Her current research includes evaluating interventions and policies on: smoking in the home, young people’s sources of cigarettes, school prevention interventions, the point of sale display ban, reducing inequalities and smoking, and smokers’ attitudes to e-cigarettes. Amanda is a member of the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, the Scottish Ministerial Working Groups on Tobacco Control and Smoking Prevention, and the Board of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. In 2013 she was awarded the WHO World No Tobacco Day Award.