Meet the Scientist – Dr. Ozayr Mahomed

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Dr.Ozayr Mahomed


Meet the scientists behind DDI’s research

DR. OZAYR MAHOMED is a Population/Preventative Medicine Specialist, having earned his primary medical degree (MBCHB) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. He holds a Fellowship in Public Health Medicine from the College of Medicine in South Africa, as well as a Masters in Medicine and a PhD in Public Health Medicine from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. For his doctoral research, he developed and implemented an Integrated Chronic Disease Management Model, serving as an operational model for service delivery to patients with chronic diseases at primary healthcare facilities in South Africa.

Over the past decade, Dr. Mahomed has actively participated in undergraduate and postgraduate training at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, supervising over 50 Master’s students to completion and guiding five PhD students. His extensive contributions to the field of Health Systems are reflected in more than 75 publications. Currently, Dr. Mahomed serves as an Honorary Associate Professor within the Discipline of Public Health Medicine at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

In August 2022, he joined DDI as a Senior Scientist in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health. His primary responsibilities involve developing surveys to identify health determinants for populations with diabetes, conducting Health Economic studies, and analyzing data from the Kuwait National Diabetes Registry.

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