Dr Bonga Chiliza

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Dr Bonga Chiliza

Academic Head, Psychiatry
University of KwaZulu Natal

Bonga Chiliza is an Associate Professor/Chief Specialist and Head of the Department of
Psychiatry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He completed his medical degree and psychiatry
specialization at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and his PhD at Stellenbosch University. His
research interests include schizophrenia, consultation-liaison psychiatry, health services and
medical education. He is the Deputy Editor of the South African Journal of Psychiatry, as well as
the President-Elect of the South African Society of Psychiatrists. Prof Chiliza has received a
number of awards including the Hamilton Naki Clinical Research Fellowship and the CINP

Rafaelsen Young Investigators Award. He has authored over 50 peer reviewed articles and book
chapters. He has also served on a number of NGO Boards, including the SA YMCA and Life
Choices. He is one of the Founding Directors of Harambee Medical Consulting and African
Global Mental Health Institute.

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