University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education, San Francisco, California
Catherine O. Egbe is a counselling and research psychologist and a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa where she works on the PRogramme for Improving Mental health CarE (PRIME), South Africa and Emerging Mental Health Systems in Low-and Middle-income countries (EMERALD) projects.
Dr. Egbe holds a PhD in Psychology from UKZN and MEd in Guidance and Counselling and BSc(Ed) in Biology/Education from the University of Benin, Benin-City, Nigeria. She has a special interests in health promotion, tobacco control, and health-related stigma. Her specific tobacco control research interests currently focus on the risk influences of smoking, reducing tobacco smoking uptake among the young, and targeting the new ways tobacco companies reinforce and continue tobacco use among smokers.