Prof. Petra Brysiewicz Communicating PI

Professor Brysiewicz has worked with research and education of health professionals in South Africa and Africa for 20 years. Through her work in the development of emergency care in Africa, she has experience in multidisciplinary medical education and research. She is currently developing mentorship programmes for emergency care workers in Africa. Her role in DRILL is as communicating Principal...
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Prof. Jonathan Burns

Professor Burns is a professor at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. The former Head of the Department of Psychiatry at UKZN and has been closely involved with the development of mental health policy and services in the province. His research interests are global mental health, social epidemiology of mental disorders in low and middle-income countries and mental health systems and...
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Dr Mosa Moshabela

Dr Moshabela is the Acting Dean and Head of School for the School of Nursing and Public Health. Dr Moshabela is trained as a medical practitioner (MBChB), and specialized in Family Medicine and Primary Health Care (M Fam. Med). He has received focused training in the practice of HIV Medicine (Dip HIV (SA)), a public health priority area in South Africa. He has also completed doctoral studies...
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Prof. Fatima Suleman

Professor Suleman is Professor in the Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Health Sciences, UKZN. Her professional work has been focused on setting medicine pricing policy and practice both nationally and internationally. She was awarded the Distinguished Teachers’ Award in 2010 by the UKZN for her role in curriculum development and innovative teaching practices. She has a C2-rated...
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Prof. Doug Wassenaar

Professor Wassenaar is a Professor in Psychology at the UKZN School of Applied Human Sciences (Pmb). His focus for the last 15 years has been on building research ethics capacity for researchers and research ethics committees in developing country settings. Prof Wassenaar’s role in DRILL will be to contribute to overall program management and specifically oversight of the Research Ethics and...
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Dr Suvira Ramlall (Operational Leader: Mental Health)

Dr Ramlall is the Clinical Head of Psychiatry at King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban. She is both an active clinician and academic involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. She is the secretary of the College of Psychiatrists, and is also involved in examining registrars nationally. Her areas of interest are depression, spirituality and psychiatry, cognitive disorders,...
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