Soraya Seedat obtained her medical degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa, and her specialist degree and a Ph.D. degree in psychiatry from the University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa. In addition, she became an Associate Professor in psychiatry at the University of Stellenbosch in 2004 and a Full Professor in psychiatry in 2007. Furthermore, she codirects the Medical Research Council Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders and holds the South Africa Research Chair in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Seedat has published extensively in the area of anxiety disorders and on the neuropsychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDS.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2011