Abigail De Villiers, Hons

Research Assistant

Research theme: Combatting Infections of National Priority

Abigail studied BioMathematics (with a focus in Molecular Biology) at Stellenbosch University. She first joined SACEMA in 2019 through her Honours project on adaptive decision making algorithms for active Tuberculosis case-finding under the supervision of Dr. Florian Marx. She worked as a Research Assistant at SACEMA focusing on TB case-finding and as a coordinator between the SACEMA-DTTC TB Modeling partnership. She has obtained a Masters degree in Epidemiology. She now works as a Research Associate at SACEMA.

Recent publications


de Villiers AK; Dye D; Yaesoubi R; Cohen T; Marx FM (2022) Spatially targeted digital chest radiography to reduce tuberculosis in high-burden settings: A study of adaptive decision making Epidemics doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2022.100540

DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis