1st Cohort



Alex Muller

Alex trained as a medical doctor and medical sociologist and is a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine at UCT. Her current research… more



Alison Swartz

Alison is currently working on a PhD in Public Health at UCT. Her PhD is investigating the ways that youth coming of age in Khayelitsha navigate threats and… more


Brendan Maughan-Brown

Brendan is a Senior Research Officer at the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), University of Cape Town. He is a Social Scientist with training in… more

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Cal Volks

Cal is the Director of HAICU at UCT. She is… more


Lucina Reddy

Lucina is the Information, Communication and Education Officer at HAICU. This entails coordinating the university’s HIV/AIDS campaigns, events and colloquia. Lucina undertook her BA (Honours) in Psychology at… more




Marlise Richter

Marlise has a BA (Hons) and LLM degree from Wits University and an MA in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame (USA). She recently completed a PhD in public health at the International Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Ghent (Belgium) on… more



Ntobeko Nywagi

Ntobeko earned a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Governance and Political Studies at the University of Cape Town (2003), an Honors Degree in Social Development at… more


Sianne Abrahams

Sianne’s role as the HEAIDS and Curriculum Integration Officer at HAICU entails… more



Stella Kyobula-Mukoza

Stella is the Peer Programme Co-ordinator at the University of Cape Town’s HIV/AIDS Inclusivity and Change Unit (HAICU). She holds a Master of Philosophy in… more

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Tim Shand

Tim is a gender and health practitioner and PhD student living and working in Cape Town.  His doctoral research focuses on better understanding and responding to… more



Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola

Vuyiseka was born in the rural town of Idutywa in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, where she did her… more

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Zoe Duby

Zoey is currently a PhD candidate at UCT’s School of Public Health and a doctoral research fellow at… more