Ian Couper currently works at the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health, Department of Global Health, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University. He divides his time between the Worcester and Tygerberg campuses. He also teaches in the Centre for Health Professions Education. Ian does research in Rural health, Human Resources for Health, Public Health, Primary Care and Medical/Health Professions Education. His current projects include evaluating the expansion of undergraduate training in Upington, Northern Cape, and tracking graduates of the rural clinical school.