Professor Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Director: Research

Professor Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Director: Research

Professor Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, MBBCh PhD DTM&H is a clinical epidemiologist, Associate Professor and Director of Research at Wits RHI. A South African-born medical doctor, her experience is primarily in sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention research. She has supported HPV vaccine introduction into South Africa through her work and she is currently working with Australian and South African partners to evaluate the impact of South African national HPV vaccination programme. She is also part of a consortium aimed at evaluating the evidence for one dose HPV vaccination schedule. Professor Delany-Moretlwe is an accomplished researcher who has been invited to speak at different international conferences which include IAS AIDS 2018, HIV R4P 2018, and the STI & HIV World Congress where she has presented on new HIV prevention methods including PrEP. She is also a member of a number of national and international conference organising committees. In 2018 she contributed towards 16 manuscripts which were published in ISI indexed journals.

Professor Delany-Moretlwe is a member of the WHO Product Development Vaccine Advisory Committee, the HSV vaccine advisory group, and a new group advising on gonorrhoea vaccine development for use in low and middle-income countries. She is also a member of Wits University’s Research Entities Committee.

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