Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town

Africa and Middle East & North Africa representative for the International Drug Policy Consortium strategic sub-committee

2016 Open Society Foundations Drug Policy Fellow

University of Cape Town (Current affiliation)
Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health
MPhil in Addictions Psychiatry Candidate and part-time lecturer

Projects, Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager
TB/HIV Care Association

University of Pretoria
Department of Family Medicine
COSUP Substance Use Researcher & part-time lecturer

Stellenbosch University Department of Psychiatry
Graduated 2015
Post graduate diploma in addictions care (cum laude)

UNISA
Graduated 2011

Member of the South African Addictions Medicine Society

Advisory board:
- Families for Sensible Drug Policy
- Harm reduction, Abstinence and Moderation Support Network

Experience

  • –present
    Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town
  • 2015–present
    Projects, Policy, Advocacy & Human Rights, TB/HIV Care Association
  • 2016–present
    Researcher: Department of Family Medicine, University of Pretoria

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Stellenbosch Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Diploma in Addictions Care

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Network Development
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    INPUD
  • 2016
    RUN2016
    Role:
    Principle
    Funding Source:
    Open Society Foundations
  • 2016
    Project ACE
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research
  • 2016
    Mind the Gaps
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Mainline (Dutch Foreign Ministry)

Professional Memberships

  • Advisory Board Member: Families for Sensible Drug Policy
  • Advisory Board: Harm Reduction Abstinence & Moderation Support Network (HAMS)
  • South African Addiction Medicine Society Member 168