Award to UKZN epidemiologist

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QuarraishaProfessor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, one of the world’s leading HIV/Aids epidemiologists, associate scientific director of the [b]Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in Africa[/b] at the [b]University of KwaZulu-Natal[/b], and professor of epidemiology at [b]Mailman School of Public Health[/b] at [b]Columbia University[/b] was recently awarded the [i]2014 Lenovo Science Award[/i] by [b]The World Academy of Sciences[/b], the latest in a string of accolades recognising her 25 years of HIV/Aids research, reports [s]Business Day[/s]. Earlier this month, she was elected as a foreign associate of the [b]US Institutes of Medicine[/b] and was awarded the science for society gold medal by the [b]Academy of Science of SA[/b]. She is due to receive another medal from the [b]Medical Research Council[/b] for her scientific achievements.

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