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Dr Anne Yee

Consultant Psychiatrist / Addiction Specialist 


Associate Professor (Psychiatry), University of Malaya

PhD Doctorate (Addiction Psychiatry), University of Malaya

Master of Psychological Medicine, University of Malaya

Fellowship in Addiction Medicine, University of Malaya

Medical Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (London)

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (Ireland)

License/ Professional Membership

Honorary Secretary -the Addiction Medicine Association of Malaysia (AMAM)

About Me

Associate Prof. Dr Anne Yee was a associate professor and clinical psychiatrist at University of Malaya. She is also an active researcher at the University Malaya Center of Addiction Science (UMCAS), the co ordinator of Nicotine Addiction Research Group (NARCC). Her contribution to the society is greatly reflected by her dedication and work done as honorary secretary in the Addiction Medicine Association of Malaysia (AMAM).Her research and clinical interests are mainly in addiction and dual diagnosis.


In 2015, her team obtained a competitive grant for further expand the options of smoking cessation. Currently, her whole team now is the national leaders in smoking cessation and have developed a mobile apps for smoking cessation which is suitable for Malaysian. Besides, she is also currently a Technical and Expert Advisor to the Malaysia Ministry of Health in the development and implementation of the National Clinical Practice Guidelines for Tobacco Use Disorder, mQuit Service Project ,Technical Working Group on Evidence-based Smoking Cessation and free tobacco policy in University.


In 2020, Associate Prof. Dr Anne Yee has received Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) to do the research on “Elucidation of the Effects of Cigarette, Electronic Cigarette and Dual-Use on Cellular Morphology, Biochemical and Genetic Profile Alterations of Smokers” and “Investigating The Quantum Effects In The Brain Electroencephalogram (EEG) Under Amphetamine type Stimulant (ATS) Influences”.


Besides, she is also the sub principal investigator and obtained an external grant for “Developing an online intervention to reduce sexual risk and drug use-related harms among stimulant-using men who have sex with men (MSM) in Malaysia” Associate professor Dr. Anne has many academic publications in both local and international journals with 100 publications, H-index of 18. She has also frequently been invited as a speaker in various local and international conferences. 

She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Bahasa Malaysia.

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