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Dr Dita Wickins-Drazilova

Job Title
Research Fellow in Clinical Ethics
+44(0)24 76575540
Research Interests

I am particularly interested in various areas of applied ethics such as medical, clinical and research ethics, public-health ethics, ethics of childhood and childhood obesity, biotechnology ethics and animal and environmental ethics.


I have a PhD in ethics, and have worked on several research projects as an ethics advisor. I have taught postgraduate and undergraduate courses in various topics of applied ethics including medical ethics, clinical and research ethics, policy issues of biotechnology and biobanking, environmental ethics, and introduction to ethics and philosophy. I am a Research Fellow in Clinical Ethics at Warwick Medical School, working on evaluation of clinical-ethics support, providing academic input into the UK Clinical Ethics Network support programme, as well as teaching ethics to medical students and healtcare professionals.

  • Wickins-Drazilova, Dita, Williams, Garrath, 2011. Ethics and public policy. In Moreno, Luis A.; Pigeot, Iris; Ahrens, Wolfgang (eds.), Epidemiology of Obesity in Children and Adolescents, New York, NY, Springer Science+Business Media, pp. 7-20
  • Townend, D., Taylor, M. J., Wright, J., Wickins-Drazilova, Dita, 2009. Privacy interests in biobanking : a preliminary view on a European perspective. In Kaye, Jane; Stranger, Mark (eds.), Principles and practice in biobank governance, Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 137-160
  • Wickins-Drazilova, Dita, Nicholls, Stuart, Williams, Garrath, Börnhorst, Claudia, Grafström, L., De Henauw, S., Marild, S., Molnar, Denes, Moreno Aznar, Luis, Pigeot, Iris, Siani, A., Tornartis, Michael, Veidebaum, T., Ahrens, Wolfgang, 2010. Parental views on public-policy options regarding healthy eating. 9th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, Published in Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics: Global Food Security: Ethical and Legal Challenges, pp. 184-188