University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Dr. Ntokozo Ndlovu is a Clinical/Radiation Oncologist and Clinical Epidemiologist with the University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (UZ-FMHS) and is Chairperson of the Department of Oncology. She has over 25 years’ experience in academia that includes coordinating the training programme for oncologists in Zimbabwe. Her main interests include mentoring young cancer professionals/researchers and developing institutional treatment and research capacity through collaborative partnerships.
Dr Ndlovu is a member of several research groups and consortia and holds several positions relating to this. She is the Chairperson of the Non-communicable Diseases Research Group in the UZ-FMHS. Vice Chairperson and Member of the Executive for the National Cancer Registry Advisory Committee. She is the International Vice Chairperson of the Solid Tumour Working Group for the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC), National Cancer Institute, USA. She is also the Vice President for Southern Africa for the African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC). She is co-director of the Consortium for Genomics and Therapeutics in Africa that brings together researchers based on shared research interest in genomics and therapeutics.
She is a longstanding cancer advocate at home and abroad, with focus on equity of cancer care delivery. Her research interests include, HIV and cancer, cancers affecting women (breast and cervical cancers) and gastrointestinal cancers. She has special interest in pharmacogenomics in precision medicine and radiotherapy treatment delivery in Africa.