MA MPH MMed PhD, Guest Professor. Directs the Medical Research Council/Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt) in rural northeast South Africa. In the context of a rapidly transi-tioning society, his research is on burden of chronic diseases, strengthening of chronic primary health care systems, and population dynamics. Founding Board chair of the INDEPTH Network (2002-2006). Leads Net-work efforts in Adult Health and Aging.