Dr Bey-Marrié Schmidt

MPH in Epid. (UCT), PhD (UCT)

Senior Researcher

Bey-Marrié Schmidt is a Senior Researcher at SOPH. She is affiliated to the South African Medical Research Council and Stellenbosch University, and is consulting for the Cochrane Collaboration.

Bey is a public health researcher with training in anthropology and epidemiology. Her expertise are in qualitative and quantitative systematic reviews of public health and health system interventions, and knowledge translation methods that can help bridge research evidence into health policy and practice. She is currently leading and contributing to several national and multi-country projects, including:

  1. CETH project: Strengthening community engagement in TB and HIV vaccine trials in South Africa (CETH), funded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership;
  2. KTP-UHC project: Knowledge Translation Platforms for bridging public health and health systems research into Universal Health Coverage related policy and practice, funded by the South African Medical Research Council.


In the news

Infrastructure, policy and regulatory interventions to increase physical activity to prevent cardiovascular diseases and diabetes: a systematic review

By: Solange Durão, Jacob Burns, Bey-Marrié Schmidt, David Tumusiime, Ameer Hohlfeld, Lisa Pfadenhauer, Clémence Ongolo-Zogo, Eva Rehfuess and Tamara Kredo

Qualitative Evidence Synthesis protocol development

This short course is targeted at a wide range of audiences, e.g. postgraduate students, researchers, health professionals and managers, and other decision-makers

Factors that influence parents’ and informal caregivers’ views and practices regarding routine childhood vaccination: a qualitative evidence synthesis

Staff inolved: Sara Cooper, Bey-Marri Schmidt, Evanson Z Sambala, Alison Swartz, Christopher J Colvin, Natalie Leon, Charles S Wiysonge