Mary-Ann Davies

December 27, 2016

Prof. Davies has been the co-Principal Investigator of IeDEA-SA since 2011, and serves as the Director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER). She is a member of the IeDEA Executive Committee and participates in the global IeDEA Pediatric Working Group (previous chair 2009-2011).
CIDER has extensive experience in HIV observational cohort research, ranging from the first public sector ART program in the region demonstrating the feasibility and effectiveness of ART to ongoing provincial, regional and international cohort collaborations. Dr. Davies played a key role in analyses of the Red Cross Children’s Hospital ART program, one of the first dedicated pediatric ART programs in Africa. CIDER investigators have led analyses on program outcomes and the effectiveness of the South African National ART Program for children and adults as well as across the Southern African region, and comparisons with other regions. Prof. Davies also leads the international Collaborative Initiative for Pediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Cohort Collaboration in partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health and University College London. She is frequently invited as technical expert to the WHO and National Guidelines Development groups.