Professor Pamela Naidoo


Professor Pamela Naidoo is a Registered Clinical Psychologist (MA, Clin Psych) and holds a Master’s in Public Health, as well as a Doctorate in Philosophy (Behavioural Medicine). Professor Naidoo is a public health specialist with 29 years’ experience in the health sector across non-communicable and communicable diseases.

Previously the Research Director of the Psycho-social Well-Being and Behavioural Interventions programme at the South African Human Sciences Research Council, she also holds an Extraordinary Professorship in the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences at the University of the Western Cape and is Associate Professor Extraordinaire in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University. In addition, Professor Naidoo is a National Research Foundation (NRF) rated researcher.