Dr Gina Itzikowitz

Dr Gina Itzikowitz is a medical officer at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation. She is a clinician with a particular interest in paediatric and adolescent health, with 10 years of clinical experience in this field. She worked at the Perinatal HIV Research Unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, engaging with adolescents on issues around HIV voluntary counselling and testing, and has been involved in The NeuroDev study-investigating genetic characterization of neurodevelopmental disorders in children. She read for an MSc in Biostatistics and Epidemiology on a fully funded Chevening Scholarship at Oxford University where she remains a Member of Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx), a cross-university platform for research collaborations between African universities and the University of Oxford.