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Principal Researcher, University of the Witwatersrand

Denise Evans is a Principal Researcher at the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), a division of the Wits Health Consortium, with more than 12 years of research experience in South Africa focused on optimizing HIV, TB, and drug-resistant TB treatment outcomes. She has a joint position in the Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of the Witwatersrand as an Associate Professor. She is currently the technical lead of the Tuberculosis research area at HE2RO and her primary research interests include the socioeconomic consequences and management of TB, as well as community-based interventions to address the health needs of people in under-resourced communities. She has a particular interest in the long-term social, economic, and psychological consequences of TB and has been the lead for the socioeconomic research task of TB Sequel for the past five years.


  • –present
    Principal Researcher , University of the Witwatersrand