Cari van Schalkwyk, MComm

Cari van Schalkwyk, MComm

Faculty Member, DAIDD 2016, MMED 2017

PhD candidate, University of Cape Town and
Researcher in Statistics
South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

PhD candidate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Cape Town ((in progress))
MComm in Mathematical Statistics, University of Stellenbosch (2009)
BComm in Actuarial Science, University of Stellenbosch (2006)

About: Cari is a PhD candidate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at University of Cape Town and a Researcher at SACEMA. She was an MMED participant in 2012 and a DAIDD participant in 2014, served as an MMED mentor in 2014 and 2016, and joined the Workshop Faculty in 2016. Cari studied actuarial science and statistics and became involved with SACEMA through a Masters project relating to HIV incidence estimation. After a brief stint in the private sector, she joined SACEMA as research staff, working mostly on the biostatistical analyses of HIV and TB related projects. She is currently working towards a PhD on the interaction between HIV, HPV and its progression to cervical cancer, using an individual based model.