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epidemiologist

Frank C. Tanser, South African epidemiologist. Grantee Africa Center Demographic Information Systems & Population-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus Surveillance grant, Wellcome Trust, since 2007; Spatial Epidemiology fellow, National Research Foundation, 2005-2006, grant, National Institutes of Health, 2006-2007, National Institute Child Health & Human Development, since 2008.

Background

Tanser, Frank C. was born on October 4, 1971 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Son of Timothy and Diana Tanser.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 1994. Master of Science in geographic information system or geographical information science and Remote Sensing, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, University Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2000.

Master of Science in Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, 2004.

Career

Rangeland scientist Range & Forage Institute, Agricultural Research Council, Grahamstown, 1995—1996. Senior scientist Malaria Research Lead Programme, Medical Research Council, Durban, 1996—1997. Geographic information system or geographical information science specialist head Africa Center Health & Population Studies, University KwaZulu-Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa, 1998—2003, spatial epidemiologist, 2004—2008, senior spatial epidemiologist, since 2008.

Senior health geographic information system or geographical information science consultant Malaria Research Lead Programme, Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa, 2002—2003. Postdoctoral research fellow Department Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, 2003—2004. Associate professor Faculty Health Sciences, University KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, since 2006.

Connections

Married Leonie Brooks, February 25, 1995. Children: Christopher, Anthony, Olivia.

father:
Timothy Tanser

mother:
Diana Tanser

spouse:
Leonie Brooks

child:
Christopher Tanser

child:
Anthony Tanser

child:
Olivia Tanser