Dr. Philip Smith

Dr Philip Smith (MSocSc, PhD) is a Behavioural Scientist in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town. The goal of his research is to explore the feasibility of engaging under-resourced South Africans in healthcare; identify psychosocial challenges faced by this group, as well as structural factors that facilitate and hamper health-seeking behaviour; and culturally adapt scales assessing concepts critical to the development of behavioural research in this group.