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Max Price

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Johannesburg South Africa

Max Price is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. He trained as a medical doctor at the University of the Witwatersrand, and did further studies at Oxford and London universities. He worked as a researcher in health policy and economics at Wits, and was dean of the Health Sciences Faculty for ten years from 1996-2006. He became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town in 2008.



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Current Position(s)

Vice-Chancellor | University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa | 2008 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Previous Position(s)


Independent Consultant | Self-Employed
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2006 - 2008

Academia, Education and Training

Consultancy work on public health, health financing, planning of human resources for health sector, for NGOs, foundations and for the Department of Education, Government of South Africa


Chair | Undergrad Education Committee | Medical and Dental Professions Board
2003 - 2009

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Director | Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2002 - 2008

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals



Dean | Faculty of Health Sciences | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg | 1996 - 2006

Academia, Education and Training


Visiting Takemi Fellow | International Health | Harvard School of Public Health
United States of America | 1994 - 1995

Academia, Education and Training



Director | Centre for Health Policy | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg | 1992 - 1995

Senior Researcher | Centre for Health Policy | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1988 - 1992

Academia, Education and Training


Director | Wits Health Consortium
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1988 - 2006

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Research Fellow | London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
London, United Kingdom | 1986 - 1987

Academia, Education and Training



Educational history

Tertiary

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1979

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh)

University of the Witwatersrand

Completed 1992

Occupational Health

University of Oxford

Completed 1983

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) & PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics)

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Completed 1986

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Achievements

Awards

Fellowship ad eundum | Colleges of Medicine of South Africa

Takeni Fellowship | Havard University

Four Outstanding Young South Africans (FOYSA) Award | Four Outstanding Young South Africans (FOYSA)

Le Riche Medal (Post-Graduate Epidemiology) | University of the Witwatersrand

William Simpson Prize | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Okeke Prize | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Activities

Memberships

African National Congress Health Financing Commission

Member, 1993 - 1994

National Medical and Dental Association

Member, 1984 - 1992

Health Professions Council of South Africa

Member, 2007 - present

Medical and Dental Professions Board of South Africa

Member, 1999 - present

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