Prof Elizabeth Wasserman
After completing her undergraduate studies at the University of the Free State in 1988, she joined the staff of Tygerberg Hospital in 1990, initially as a medical officer working in trauma and surgery and then as a registrar in medical microbiology.
Elizabeth became professor and head of the Division of Medical Microbiology of Stellenbosch University in 2005. Over the next seven years, she enhanced the team’s research and post-graduate teaching and expanded molecular diagnostic and research facilities.
She joined the PathCare team in 2012 as a clinical microbiologist. She is also the chair of the PathCare Research Committee.