School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Kerry Vermaak

Kerry Vermaak


Discipline Population Studies

Contact Number 031-260-2285

Campus Howard College Campus

Office Address A727 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building

Last Updated 1 year ago

Degrees Held

  • PhD (Public Health)


  • Kerry Vermaak has a background in research psychology and public health. She has previously worked as a researcher in the academic, private and NGO sectors.

Research Interests

  • Social determinants of health, Environment and health, Modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases (including life style risk factors), health seeking behaviour,

Teaching Interests

  • Population and Health and Research Methods I modules in the Population Studies and Development Studies Masters Programmes.  She supervises masters and PhD students.