Seeds of Science Podcast – Season 2, Episode 7

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Seeds of Science: Season 2, Episode 7

African philosophies and healthcare: Dr. Saul Cobbing on retraining non-specialists to deliver healthcare at UHN and in South Africa

Seeds of Science Podcast, Season 2 Episode 7. Featuring Saul Cobbing. Postdoctoral Researcher

Saul Cobbing is a qualified Physiotherapist and is a Research Fellow at TIER, UHN. He graduated with a PhD in Physiotherapy in April 2017. His research focuses on developing and implementing community
interventions for the rehabilitation of people living with HIV and other chronic diseases, in underresourced
communities. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles to date.

He is married and has two children, Daniel (12) and Lola (9). Having been in Canada for just over a year now, he has started the somewhat difficult process of learning to skate, while his children skate rings around him.

Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher at The Institute for Education Research with Dr. Nikki Woods, Honorary Professor at the University of KwaZuliu-Natal, South Africa.

Pronouns: he/him

Listen to the episode on:

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Contact Saul:


Twitter: @saulcobbing

More information:

Saul is an Education Investigator with the Institute for Education Research (TIER).

View Saul’s publications on Google Scholar here.

Listen to Saul’s favourite song, Daughter by Pearl Jam here.

Disclaimer: The Seeds of Science podcast is supported by UHN’s Office of Research Trainees (ORT). The views expressed in the podcast episodes are not necessarily those of UHN or ORT.