Dr. Kundai Chinyeze


Kundai is a medical doctor currently working as the Medical Director at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI). Her focus is on the design and implementation of Phase 1-3 clinical trials, combination prevention studies and observational studies. She also leads the IAVI International Training and Investigator Initiated Programs to build scientific and research capacity in 5 African Countries. She was awarded a Canon Collins Trust scholarship to study for a Masters in Public Health at Leeds University and received the Leeds University John Griffith Prize for distinctive work in public health in 2010. Dr Chinyenze has over 12 years of experience working in East and Southern Africa, including 10 years in clinical HIV/AIDS care, programme management and HIV prevention research.