Bonga Chiliza is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He completed his PhD at Stellenbosch University. His research interests include schizophrenia, consultation-liaison psychiatry, health services and medical education. Prof Chiliza has received a number of awards including the Hamilton Naki Clinical Research Fellowship and the CINP Rafaelsen Young Investigators Award. He has authored over 50 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He has also served on a number of NGO Boards, including the SA YMCA, Life Choices and Harambee.