Rand Afrikaans University
Debra Meyer is a researcher and senior lecturer in the
Biochemistry division of South Africa's Rand Afrikaans University.
Her research efforts are on a vaccine or other therapies against
HIV/AIDS. Beginning as a graduate student, she has been very active
in HIV/AIDS education projects on campus, in high schools, and at
various community forums. In Gauteng Province, she has done
HIV/AIDS education for over 10,000 teenagers and young adults.
Meyer advises the Township AIDS Project (an NGO) to help them
initiate voluntary counseling and testing programs funded by
international organizations, and continue s her independent work in
education and prevention efforts. She is regularly interviewed on
TV, radio and for international and national magazines and
newspapers regarding HIV/AIDS, and has written articles on the
subject in South Africa for the secular media. Dr. Meyer can be
reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.