Research Specialist: Life Healthcare Group, University of the Witwatersrand

MA (PSYCHOLOGY), (RAU) D LITT ET PHIL (PSYCHOLOGY), (RAU)
MSCMED (BIOETHICS & HEALTH LAW), (WITS)  PHD (BIOETHICS & HEALTH LAW), (WITS)

Dr Ure holds double doctorates – one in psychology and the other in bioethics and health law, and is an honorary lecturer in bioethics and health law at Wits Medical School, Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics. She has been a PEPFAR fellow seconded to World Vision International working with carers of orphans of Aids and vulnerable children in rural Thaba Nchu and Matatiele, South Africa. Dr Ure is the author of the chapter on substance abuse in Abnormal Psychology: A South African Perspective published by Oxford University Press 1st, 2nd and Psychopathology: South African Perspectives (3rd edition), and is an associate editor of the International Journal of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (Springer). She is the head of administrative functioning and vice chairperson of the Life Healthcare health research ethics committee, is responsible for research education at the Life College of Learning, and regularly undertakes legal, research and ethics continuing professional education both within, and external to the group

Experience

  • –present
    Research Specialist: Life Healthcare Group, University of the Witwatersrand