Priscilla is a PhD holder in nursing and M.Cur from the University of Natal and a B.Ed. Degree obtained from the University of Botswana. She has conducted research and published in International and regional journals in areas of health and mainly on chronic illnesses and HIV and AIDS, hypertension and diabetes as well as on traditional medicinal ethno-surveys. She holds expertise in Research Ethics and Monitoring and Evaluation. She has presented in conferences locally, regionally and internationally. She has served the University as Head of department as well as Dean of the Faculty of health Sciences in the past. She is still engaged in teaching/learning processes as well as research supervision of the undergraduate nursing students and on her personal research surveys. Currently, she is also the Director of the Institute of Research on Traditional Medicines. Her specialities are on teaching/learning processes, research, chronic illnesses medical-surgical care, traditional knowledge systems, research ethics, and Intellectual Property as well as Access and Benefit Sharing issues.