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Dr Elizabeth Allen

Head of IDDO Southern African Regional Centre

Elizabeth is a pharmacist with an MPH and PhD Clinical Pharmacology who has worked in clinical research since 1995. She joined WWARN in 2017 as Scientific Coordinator for the Clinical Pharmacology Group, subsequently Head of IDDO’s Southern Africa Centre. She contributes to meta-analyses, optimising management of safety data, and capacity development activities (including the WWARN Clinical Trial Toolkit). Based at the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Cape Town, she heads clinical research operations for the MRC Collaborating Centre for Optimising Antimalarial Therapy, teaches and supervises post-graduate students. She also leads the Global Health Network’s South African Faculty, and Global Pharmacovigilance, and the UKMRC-NIHR Trials Methodology Research Partnership Global Health Working Group.