Leah Ferguson is a paediatrician pulmonologist in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her current research areas include HIV, TB, primary ciliary dyskinesia. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cape Town working on lung function in children treated for pulmonary tuberculosis. She has several peer-reviewed publications on lung function in HIV-infected adolescents. She has previously been a speaker at national and international conferences on HIV-related chronic lung disease in children and adolescents.