Nicolette Comley – White

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Name: Nicolette Comley – White
Country: South Africa
Mentor: Dr. Dvora Joseph – Davey
Summary: Nicolette is a physiotherapist working at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, as a senior lecturer. She recently completed her PhD in the field of adolescent HIV. The results of this mixed-methods study were used to create a model of care for screening of adolescents with perinatal HIV. Her aim is to continue the research project in other geographical areas, both within South Africa and in other sub-Saharan countries. For the duration of the fellowship, she will be focusing on mentorship and development in grant writing and planning larger scale research. She hopes to continue her publication track from her PhD, and scale – up her PhD.