Prof. Flavia Senkubuge

Prof and Deputy Dean Stakeholders, University of Pretoria

MBChB(Pret), MMed(Public Health Medicine), FCPHM, MBA(HWU), PhD(Pret)

Professor Flavia Senkubuge is a Specialist in Public Health Medicine with a PhD in Public Health and an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School. She is the Deputy Dean Stakeholders at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa. She is the 20th President of the Colleges of Medicine South Africa (CMSA) and the first black woman to hold the position. The CMSA is the apex body of medicine in South Africa.

She is the current chair of the WHO/Afro region African Advisory Council on Research and Development (AACHRD), president of Women in Global Health (WGH) South Africa and Vice-President of the African Federation of Public Health Association (AFPHA). She is a Fellow of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Fellowship and was recognised as one of 50 Powerful Women in South Africa by the Mail & Guardian’s Power of Women in 2021. In 2022 she was recognised by Harvard Public Health as one of the 25 standout voices in African Public Health.