Pam Sonnenberg is a Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at UCL (University College London) where she is co-Director of the Centre for Population Research in Sexual Health and HIV in the Institute for Global Health.
Pam trained in medicine and infectious diseases at Wits and moved to the UK in 1997. She completed a PhD in Epidemiology on “Classical and molecular epidemiological studies of tuberculosis in the South African gold mines”. As a clinically-trained academic in public health and infectious disease epidemiology, her research career has focused on areas of public health priority: uberculosis (TB), HIV/AIDS, TB/HIV coinfection, sexual health and STIs – in the UK and in South Africa.
Pam leads multi-disciplinary teams that develop and evaluate complex interventions, such as the novel use of mobile eHealth technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of infections.