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researcher , Virologist

Eftyhia Vardas, Zimbabwean, South African virologist, researcher. Grantee World Health Organization, 1997, Polio Research Foundation, 1998. Fellow College Pathologists; member South African Medical Association, Gauteng Branch Molecular Biologists.

Background

Vardas, Eftyhia was born on August 22, 1963 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Arrived in South Africa, 1982. Daughter of Dimitrious and Fotini Penelope (Kavousianos) Vardas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1985. Bachelor of Science with honors, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1986. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1990.

Diploma in tropical medicine, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1996. Diploma in public health, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1998.

Career

Intern Cecilia Makiwane Hospital, Moantsane, South Africa, 1991, registrar in ophthalmology South Africa, 1992-1993. Medical officer Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, 1994. Registrar in virology National Institute Virology, 1994-1998.

Specialist scientist Medical Research Council, Durban, South Afria, since 1999.

Membership

Fellow College Pathologists. Member South African Medical Association, Gauteng Branch Molecular Biologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, squash, wine-tasting, gourmet cooking.

Connections

Married Duane Alexander Blaauw, December 26, 1989.

father:
Dimitrious Vardas

mother:
Fotini Penelope (Kavousianos) Vardas

spouse:
Duane Alexander Blaauw