Dr Sumaya Mall

Dr Sumaya Mall, Gender Summit 5 Africa speaker

Post doctoral research fellow, Department of psychiatry and mental health, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa.

Theme 1 wrap-up: Gender and Scientific Research & Knowledge

Dr Sumaya Mall completed a Masters in Public Health at the University of Cape Town (UCT), a PhD at Stellenbosch University and post doctoral training in epidemiology at Columbia University in New York, United States of America. Her research and teaching areas intersect HIV/AIDS, disability studies, women's health and epidemiology. She is currently a post doctoral research fellow in the department of psychiatry and mental health at UCT where she is engaged in research on trauma for people with schizophrenia, the ethics of care for persons with severe mental illness and schizophrenia prognosis in developing countries.