Moses John Bockarie

Honorary Chief Specialist Scientist, South African Medical Research Council

Professor Moses John Bockarie obtained his MSc and PhD from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. In 2016, he was awarded the Mackay Medal, for outstanding work in tropical health, by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, in the United Kingdom. Professor Moses John Bockarie is currently the Director of International Cooperation (Africa) and Head of Africa Office at the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). He has honorary appointments as Honorary Chief Specialist Scientist at the South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa and Honorary Professor at University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Prior to joining EDCTP in 2016, Professor Bockarie was Professor of Tropical Health Sciences, and Director of the Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. EDCTP is hosted in South Africa by the South African Medical Research Council.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Head of Africa Office, EDCTP

Education

  • 1992 
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, PhD in vector Biology and Applied Parasitology

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropial Medicine and Hygiene, UK

Honours

Awarded the Mackay Medal in 2016, for outstanding work in tropical health, by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, in the United Kingdom.