Caradee Wright

 

Institutional Contact

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Biography

Caradee Wright earned her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Natal. She completed in PhD in Public Health at the University of Otago. Caradee worked for seven years as a principal researcher and group leader at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa. Her research programmes focus on environmental health, specifically considering public health exposure and prevention from air pollution and solar UV radiation impacts. Caradee is now a specialist scientist at the South African Medical Research Council in the Environment & Health Research Unit. Caradee is presently vice president and council member of the National Association for Clean Air, founder of the Environmental Health Research Network and was the founding co-chair of the South African Young Academy of Science.