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Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria

Expert clinician, epidemiologist and researcher in clinical microbiology & infectious diseases with specific focus on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV and TB. Key scientific areas of my research portfolio are public health microbiology, molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance. I have worked in various resource-constrained public healthcare settings across sub-Saharan Africa and am currently based in East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.


  • 2015–present
    Extraordinary professor, University of Pretoria
  • 2019–present
    Head of Clinical research, Foundation for Professional Development
  • 2014–2019
    Head of Clinical Care and Research, Anova Health Institute


  • 2014 
    Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, Dipl HIV Man (SA)
  • 2012 
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, MSc (Epidemiology)
  • 2007 
    VU Unniversity in Amsterdam, PhD
  • 2006 
    VU University in Amsterdam, MD