Mark A. Collinson

Reader in Population and Public Health, MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand

Mark is the director of the DST/MRC South African Population Research Infrastructure Network (SAPRIN). He is also a Reader at the Medical Research Council/ Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Principal Investigator:
Migration, Urbanisation and Health multi-centre Working Group, INDEPTH Network; Champion: Health and Socio-Demographic Surveillance National Research Infrasructure, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa


  • –present
    Associate professor, University of the Witwatersrand


  • 2009 
    Umea University, Sweden, PhD