Aurelijus Veryga

 

 

Dr. Aurelijus Veryga

President, Lithuanian National Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition;

 

Expert discussion. Panel II. Non-communicable diseases and healthy ageing.

16:10-17:30, 29th November, 2012

Moderator. Panel II. Non-communicable diseases and healthy ageing.

16:10-17:30, 29th November, 2012

 

 

Assoc. prof. Aurelijus Veryga is a president of the Lithuanian National Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition and a Head of Health Research Institute of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.

He qualified as a psychiatrist in 2004 and in the same year defended doctoral thesis in Public Health.

He has been a member of the National Health Board since 2006, President of Baltic Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition and a member of European Network for Tobacco and Smoking Prevention (ENSP) since 2008, Expert of the Committee for Health Affairs at the Parliament and member of Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NORDAN) board since 2009. In 2009-2012 he was a public adviser of Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania.

He is an author and co-author of over 100 publications.