Yvette Van Der Eijk, PhD

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Yvette did a PhD in public health ethics at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore and a BSc in Biochemistry (Pharmacology) at the University of Surrey, UK. As part of her studies, she was also based at the University of Turku (Finland), Hastings Center (New York), University of Tübingen (Germany), Brocher Foundation (Switzerland), and WHO Regional Office for Europe (Denmark). After her PhD she worked as a Public Health Analyst at Newcastle City Council, UK, and as a freelance consultant for the WHO Regional Office for Europe's tobacco control programme. Her research interests include the ethical aspects of tobacco control, particularly liberal arguments, human rights, and social determinants of health; ethics of addiction policy more broadly; tobacco industry tactics and arguments; global tobacco control policy; and new approaches to tobacco control such as tobacco endgames and tobacco harm reduction.


E-cigarette use in pregnancy: a human rights-based approach to policy and practice.

Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica

Van Der Eijk Y, Petersen AB, Bialous SA

Ethics of tobacco harm reduction from a liberal perspective.

Journal of medical ethics

van der Eijk Y

Scientific and conceptual flaws of coercive treatment models in addiction.

Journal of medical ethics

Uusitalo S, van der Eijk Y

Clausen J, Levy N (eds). Handbook of Neuroethics

Ethical issues in the treatment of addiction

Capps B, Carter A, van der Eijk Y

Tobacco: prohibition, coffee shops, or discouragement?

The American journal of bioethics : AJOB

van der Eijk Y