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Virologist

Elna Van Der Ryst, South African virologist. Board certified clinical virologist. Recipient Eybers award Volkskool, Graaff-Reinet, 1980. Member National Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coordinator Committee, since 1994, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome International, France, 1995-1997. Member MASA, African Virology Association, National Pathology Group.

Background

Ryst, Elna Van Der was born on April 2, 1963 in E. London, Republic of South Africa. Daughter of Corney and Louisa Johanna (Conradie) Van Der Ryst.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, UFS Medical School, Bloemfontein, Republic of South Africa, 1986. Master of Medicine, UFS Medical School, Bloemfontein, Republic of South Africa, 1993.

Career

Intern, Free State Provident Administration, Bloemfontein, 1987; registrar, UFS Medical School, 1988-1993; specialist, UFS Medical School, 1994-1996; senior specialist, UFS Medical School, since 1997; acting head department virology, UFS Medical School, since 1998; postdoctoral fellow, Institute Pasteur, Paris, 1995-1996. Member science committee Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome International, San Francisco, 1995-1997. Presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Board certified clinical virologist.

Membership

Member National Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coordinator Committee, since 1994, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome International, France, 1995-1997. Member MASA, African Virology Association, National Pathology Group.

Connections

father:
Corney Ryst

mother:
Louisa Johanna (Conradie) Van Der Ryst