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Doctor Tafireyi Marukutira

PhD Student & Research Assistant

Background

Tafireyi is a medical doctor and currently a PhD student and research assistant at the Centre for Population Health. His PhD is on identifying gaps and opportunities in HIV testing, care and treatment cascade that will help to get to HIV elimination. He is also a research assistant with the infectious disease surveillance group reviewing the ACCESS data base for the HIV treatment cascades.

Appointments

  • PhD student, Burnet Institute/Monash University
  • Research Assistant, Infectious Diseases Surveillance Group, Burnet Institute
  • Volunteer Medical Officer, Independence Surgery, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Research Associate, Botswana Harvard Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Consultant, I-TECH Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana

Positions

  • PhD student, Burnet Institute/Monash University
  • Research Assistant, Infectious Diseases Surveillance Group, Burnet Institute
  • Volunteer Medical Officer, Independence Surgery, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Research Associate, Botswana Harvard Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Consultant, I-TECH Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Clinical Intervention Technical Advisor, Botswana Combination Prevention Project (BCPP), Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Botswana
  • Public Health Specialist and Technical Deputy Director, Botswana Combination Prevention Project (BCPP), Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Botswana
  • Research Medical Officer, Botswana Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence (BBCCOE)
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Astellas Pharma Global Development (APGD), USA
  • Senior Medical Officer/Site Manager, Mabutsane District Health Team, Botswana
  • Medical Officer, Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital, Botswana
  • Hospital Medical Officer, Mpilo Central Hospital, Zimbabwe
  • Senior House Officer, Mpilo Central Hospital, Zimbabwe
  • Junior Resident Medical Officer, Mpilo Central Hospital, Zimbabwe

Qualifications

  • 2012 MPH, University of South Africa
  • 2012: MPhil HIV Management, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • 2010: Postgraduate Diploma HIV Management, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • 2005: Diploma in Obstetrics, Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • 2005: Diploma in HIV/AIDS Management, Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • 1998: MBChB, University of Zimbabwe

Awards

  • 2016-2018: Australian Postgraduate Association (APA) Scholarship
  • 2012: Prize for Excellence in Research Related to the Needs of Children Affected by AIDS - International AIDS Society (IAS)/CCABA (Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS). Awarded at the AIDS 2012 Conference
  • 2012: Scholarship - Bristol-Myers Squibb Exchange/British HIV Association/ Southern Africa HIV Clinicians Society. Participated in an exchange program over two weeks (8-19 October 2012) in UK and attended the British HIV Association (BHIVA) Autumn Conference (4-5 October 2012).
  • 2011-2012: Scholarship - World Health Organization (WHO) and the special project on Tropical Diseases Research (TDR). The scholarship was for a Career Development Fellowship (CDF) in Clinical Research and was attached for 12 months at Astellas Pharma Global Development (APGD) Inc. in Deerfield, Illinois, USA.
  • 2012: Scholarship - Southern Africa HIV Clinicians Society, Durban, South Africa. To attend the 3rd South African TB Conference

Publications (8)

2016 (1)

2015 (3)

2014 (3)

2013 (1)

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Contact Details

Mobile

+61422161316

Email

tafireyi.marukutira@burnet.edu.au

Working Groups

Programs

Discipline

  • Public Health