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Date of Birth March 28, 1960
Age 62 years, 2 months, 9 days
Place of Birth Tongaat
Country South Africa
Profession Epidemiologist
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Quarraisha Abdool Karim Biography

Quarraisha Abdool Karim is a famous Epidemiologist, who was born on March 28, 1960 in South Africa. According to Astrologers, Quarraisha Abdool Karim's zodiac sign is Aries.

Abdool Karim was born in Tongaat in South Africa in 1960. She attended Vishwaroop state-aided school, Victoria school, and Tongaat high school. She cites her grandmother and parents as some of her mentors, instilling in her a passion for knowledge. In 1981, she graduated with a bachelor of science from the University of Durban-Westville. Abdool Karim then moved on to the University of Witwatersrand, gaining a bachelor of science honours degree in Biochemistry. For her master’s degree, Abdool Karim moved to the United States, gaining her master’s in Parasitology in 1988, from Columbia University. In 2000, she completed her PhD in Medicine from the University of Natal, in South Africa.

Quarraisha Abdool Karim (born 28 March 1960) is a South African epidemiologist, known for her many contributions to AIDS research. She is the Associate Scientific Director of the AIDS research center, CAPRISA, a professor in Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University, and an honorary professor in Public Health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Professor Abdool Karim is also a visiting scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and visiting lecturer at Harvard University. She was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Johannesburg. She is also the vice-president of the African Academy of Sciences and Foreign Associate Member of the Institute of Medicine (IoM) of the National Academies.

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In the 1990s, South Africa was gripped by an HIV epidemic. During this time, Abdool Karim began her socio-behavioural studies in relation to HIV, in South Africa. She conducted population-based surveys, aiming to the understand the spread of the epidemic in women, as well as researching on additional factors such as gender, age, and migration. In 1992, Abdool Karim et al. published a paper, highlighting that women were more vulnerable to the HIV infection. The study also found a correlation between migration and HIV. This correlation was found to be particularly emphasized among men. During the 1990s, Abdool Karim conducted numerous studies and wrote a handful of papers, studying the infection and highlighting the different groups who were more at risk to the disease.

Quarraisha Abdool Karim Net Worth

Quarraisha Abdool Karim is one of the richest Epidemiologist & listed on most popular Epidemiologist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Quarraisha Abdool Karim net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

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Net Worth$1.5 Million
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Source of IncomeEpidemiologist
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In the 1990s, South Africa was gripped by an HIV epidemic. During this time, Abdool Karim began her socio-behavioural studies in relation to HIV, in South Africa. She conducted population-based surveys, aiming to the understand the spread of the epidemic in women, as well as researching on additional factors such as gender, age, and migration. In 1992, Abdool Karim et al. published a paper, highlighting that women were more vulnerable to the HIV infection. The study also found a correlation between migration and HIV. This correlation was found to be particularly emphasized among men. During the 1990s, Abdool Karim conducted numerous studies and wrote a handful of papers, studying the infection and highlighting the different groups who were more at risk to the disease.

Outside of her research in HIV and AIDS, Abdool Karim has also worked to improve education and training for scientists in South Africa and served as an advocate for women in science. Through the Columbia University-Southern African Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Programme, Abdool Karim has worked to train over 600 scientists in the region since 1998.

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Since this project, Abdool Karim has continued to research and publish writing about HIV/AIDS in South Africa. She published the book HIV/AIDS in South Africa with her husband and research collaborator Salim ‘Slim’ Abdool Karim in 2005, with the second edition published in 2010. In 2015, she co-edited the sixth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health. In 2017 she was appointed by the executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) as the UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Epidemiologist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in South Africa. Quarraisha Abdool Karim celebrates birthday on March 28 of every year.

In 2017, the BBC named Abdool Karim as one of the seven trailblazing women in science.

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