Danielle Crida

Senior Medical Officer

Dr Danielle Crida obtained her MBChB from the University of Stellenbosch in 2000. She completed her internship and community service at Groote Schuur Hospital. From 2005 – 2007, she worked for the Department of Health at the Hannan Crusaid Treatment Centre, a dedicated community based antiretroviral clinic which was established by the DTHF and the Western Cape Department of Health. During this time she established a dedicated adolescent anti-retroviral treatment division. She headed up a team which developed a flipchart used for patient education, which was rolled out to anti-retroviral clinics provincially. She has worked for the DTHF at the Emavundleni Research Centre since 2008. She has been a sub-investigator on several HIV vaccine, microbicide and pre-exposure prophylaxis clinical trials. She has also worked on HPV vaccine trials, seroconverter and vaccine-induced seropositivity protocols, and been involved in protocol development.