Associate Professor Marguerite Schneider

Associate Professor

Margie Schneider (PhD) is an associate professor and Deputy Director of the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town. Her early career was in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology before moving into broader social science research focusing on disability studies and mental health. She is currently leading the South African work on the STRiDE project which looks at strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries. She has published on disability measurement, the intersection of disability, poverty and social protection, and in mental health and dementia.  She has been and is currently an active member of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics since 2002 and is the co-chair of the Mental Health measures workgroup.