Rosemary J. Burnett

University of Limpopo, South Africa


Rosemary J. Burnett holds the Ph.D. degree from the University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, in 2011, a Postgraduate Diploma in international research ethics from the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, in 2007, and the M.S. degree in public health from the National School of Public Health, Medical University of South Africa, Limpopo, South Africa, in 2003. Burnett has been working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Virology at the University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, since January 2013. She also served as a Senior Lecturer of epidemiology in the Department of Public Health at the same university from March 2006 to December 2013. Her fields of research expertise include the prevention and control of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in healthcare workers and HBV and HIV coinfection in sub-Saharan Africa, countering the antivaccination lobby. Burnett has published 20 original articles in SAPSE accredited journals (14 in international journals) and 11 abstract proceedings of international congresses in SAPSE accredited international journals. She has contributed 38 papers and 68 posters to scientific meetings. Burnett has supervised 18 M.P.H. students, a M.S. (virology) student, and a B.S. (honors) (virology) student.

Biography Updated on 14 November 2013

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