Erikas Simonavičius

Research Associate


Erikas holds a BA in Psychology (2008) and MA in Clinical Psychology (2010) from Vilnius University in Lithuania, MSc in Addictions studies (2017) and PhD in Addiction Sciences (2020) from King’s College London, where he explored how smokers in general population perceive tobacco harm reduction. After PhD, Erikas continued working as a Research Associate at the Addictions Department, King’s College London, where, together with colleagues at the Nicotine Research group, prepared the most comprehensive to date vaping evidence review (to be published in 2022). Jointly supported by the SSA post-doctoral transitional development award and the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, Erikas explored the feasibility of electronic primary healthcare data for identifying smokers who might be at heightened risk of developing smoking-related diseases.