Congratulations Sr Mandisa Msomi on your outstanding accomplishments!
We warmly congratulate Sr Mandisa Msomi, who rejoined CAPRISA as a Registered Professional Nurse at CAPRISA’s eThekwini Research clinic after completing a BA degree in Health Sciences and Social Services with majors in Psychology from the University of South Africa. Msomi followed her passion for research and left CAPRISA after four years as an Enrolled Nurse to pursue her studies on a full-time basis at St Mary's Marianhill Nursing College where she studied for a Diploma in General Nursing Science. “My mother was a Professional Nurse, it was my dream to follow in her steps and in becoming a hardworking, passionate, caring and selflessly providing health services to our community.” Msomi said.
She is currently working with Dr Sharana Mahomed, CAPRISA Research Clinician and Co-Principal Investigator and Dr Leila Mansoor, Senior Scientist on several HIV prevention studies for young women. “Mandisa has displayed strength and determination, balancing the demands of work and family to execute her studies, which is laudable,” said Mahomed.