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HIV & AIDS Research Unit

Operation days: Monday-Friday
Operation time: 08h00-16h30


Head of Department
Rosemary Chimbala-Kalenga
Dr Rosemary Chimbala-Kalenga
Position: Director: HIV and AIDS Research Unit
Department: HIV / Aids Unit
Room: Room 0117, Building 7
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2344
Fax: 086 617 5890
Email: rkalenga@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip (Teaching) (Kwame Nkrumah/Zambia), ACE-Mathematics (Potchefstroom University), Hon. B. Ed (Teaching & Learning) (Potchefstroom University- Van der Bijl Campus), M. Ed (Ed. Psych) (Potchefstroom University- Van der Bijl Campus), Ph. D (Ed. Management) (NWU-Van der Bijl Campus)

For appointments: 041 504 2876

Research Staff
Nceba Nyembezi
Dr Nceba Nyembezi
Position: Senior Researcher
Department: HIV / Aids Unit
Room: 0127
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 78 1979 498
Email: nceba.nyembezi@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD; MA; MEd; Hons; BTech; CHED.
Expertise: HIV & AIDS, ICT, Sociology (Ed).
Responsibilities: Research and Post-graduate Supervision

Friederike Baasner-Weihs
Friederike Baasner-Weihs
Position: Research Associate: HIV and AIDS Research Unit
Department: HIV / Aids Unit
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Email: friederike.baasner-weihs@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: MPhil HIV/AIDS Management (Stellenbosch), Master equivalent in economics (Hagen University, Germany)

Liana Steenkamp
Dr Liana Steenkamp
Position: Research Associate: HIV and AIDS Research Unit
Department: HIV / Aids Unit
Room: Room 0115, Building 7
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2849
Fax: 086 689 9145
Email: liana.steenkamp@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B Sc Dietetics (UFS); M Sc Dietetics (UFS), Ph D Dietetics (UFS)

Ingrid Oxley
Ms Ingrid Oxley
Position: Research Assistant: HIV and AIDS Research Unit
Department: Dietetics
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4286
Email: ingrid.oxley@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BDietetics (University of Pretoria)

KudaKwashe Muchena
Mr. KudaKwashe Muchena
Position: Research Assistant: HIV and AIDS Research Unit
Department: HIV / Aids Unit
Room: M & P Building, Room 000
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27618632545
Email: kudakwashe.muchena@nmmu.ac.za