Shabir A. MadhiMBBCh, FCPaeds, MMEd, PhD
Shabir A. Madhi is Professor of Vaccinology at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Shabir completed his under-graduate and post-graduate training at the University of the Witwatersrand, graduating with his MBBCh degree in 1990, Paediatric specialist training in 1996 and his Doctorate in Philosophy in 2004. He is certified in Paediatric Infectious diseases.
Shabir currently also holds the posts of Director of the South African Medical Research Council Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit and National Research Foundation/Department of Science and Technology Research Chair in Vaccine Preventable Diseases. In 2018, he co-founded and is the co-Director of the African Leadership in Vaccinology Expertise (ALIVE), a flagship program at the University of the Witwatersrand with the objective of building vaccinology expertise in Africa and fostering South-to-South collaborations.