Faiza Aslam is a visiting research fellow in the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group, presently engaged in the IMPACT project. She is IMPACT Co-ordinator at the Institute of Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health & Research, Rawalpindi Medical University, Pakistan. She is also country lead for the “Feasibility trial of a behavioural support intervention, with or without pharmacotherapy, for tobacco use cessation among people with severe mental illness in India and Pakistan” commenced under the IMPACT programme.
Before joining the group, she had over 12 years of experience of working as an academic researcher and heading the research units of a Public Medical College and University. She was actively involved in provision of individual and group consultations regarding research to faculty, undergraduates and Post graduate trainees of the institutions but also their teaching and training in research methods. In addition, she coordinated the activities of “British Council-Higher Education Commission Link programmes” & “Development Partnerships In Higher Education(DELPHE) Program” of Rawalpindi Medical College in collaboration with University of Leeds and University of Manchester, UK.
Improving Outcomes in Mental and Physical Multimorbidity and Developing Research Capacity (IMPACT) in South Asia at the University of York