New HSRC Staff

DR JULIA LOUW

(PhD in Rehabilitation Counselling, Michigan State University, USA), has rejoined the HSRC as a research specialist, following her studies in the USA. She works in the programme on HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs. Previously she was a senior researcher in the office of the CEO. She has also worked as a course instructor at Michigan State University, teaching an undergraduate class in substance abuse and a Master’s class in multi-cultural counselling.

DR KE YU

(PhD in Educational Management and Policy Studies, University of Pretoria), rejoined the HSRC after completing her studies. She has been appointed as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Research Use and Impact Assessment programme.

DR LIEZILLE PRETORIUS

(PhD in Research Psychology, Stellenbosch University) has been appointed as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII). Before joining the HSRC she was a PhD research intern at the SA Medical Research Council. She has also worked in the area of Health Promotion.

DR NAZEEM MUSTAPHA

(PhD in Applied Mathematics, UCT), has been appointed chief research specialist in the Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation programme. Before joining the HSRC in February 2001, he was a specialist in statistical methodology at Statistics South Africa. He has also worked in the areas of cosmology and indicator development in socioeconomic analysis.

MS SANUSHA NAIDU

(MA in International Relations, University of Staffordshire, UK) has taken up a position as senior researcher in the Democracy Governance and Service Delivery programme. Before joining the HSRC in March 2011, she was research director of the China/Emerging Powers in Africa programme, based with Fahamu, a Pan African network for social justice NGOs. She has also worked as a research fellow at the Centre for Chinese Studies at the University of Stellenbosch.