Refiloe Masekela is a paediatric pulmonologist, an Associate Professor and Head of Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of KwaZulu Natal. She is an Honorary Visiting Professor in the Centre for Genomics and Child Health at the Queen Mary University London, UK.
Her research focus is chronic lung disease both infectious and non-communicable disease in African children, including asthma and allergies. She is the site principal investigator for the Achieving Control of Asthma in Children in Africa (ACACIA) study for South Africa and NIHR funded study PI Professor Grigg, Queen Mary University London, UK. Professor Masekela is the Vice President of the Pan African Thoracic Society and the program co-director of its Methods in Epidemiological and Operational Research (MECOR) program. She is a member of the European Respiratory Society Global Lung Initiative (GLI) Network of Clinical Research Collaboration committee.
University of Kwazulu-Natal
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
P O Box 17039 (719 Umbilo Road)