Dr. Rebecca Williams
Medical Content Editor, MA, MB, BChir
Rebecca Williams grew up in England, where she studied medicine at Cambridge University, including obtaining degrees in Bachelor of Surgery and Experimental Psychology.
Having worked in General Practice and Community Paediatrics in London, she then relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa.
Rebecca has a passion for holistic community healthcare. She has helped to develop a community health training programme which she has taught in Mozambique, Zambia, Uganda and Nepal.
She is currently studying for a master’s degree in Disaster Management, her research interest being mechanisms for developing psychological resilience in first responders.
Married with four children, her spare time is spent enjoying tennis and water sports.
Before working with Brain Reference, Rebecca had previously published research in the field of complementary and alternative medicine which can be viewed on researchgate:
- Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Proximal Intercessory Prayer (STEPP) on Auditory and Visual Impairments in Rural Mozambique
- www.researchgate.net Rebecca Williams profile
Aside from her dedication to community health management and ongoing education to help first responders in medical crisis, Rebecca also enjoys playing the clarinet in the Rand Symphony Orchestra.