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Director: Medical School
Reno Morar
Dr Reno Morar
Position: Director: Medical School
Department: Medical School
Room: 0118, 1st Floor, Buildin 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1099
Email: reno.morar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBChB (University of Kwazulu Natal) Post Graduate Diploma in Health Management, Economics and Financial Planning (DHMEF) (University of Cape Town). MMed Community Health (MMed(Comm H) (University of Cape Town) Fellow of the College of Public Health Medicine of South Africa (FCPHM[SA]). Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice (University of Stellenbosch)

Associate Professor
Elma de Vries
Prof Elma de Vries
Position: Programme Coordinator: MBChB
Department: Medical School
Room: 0110, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1862
Email: Elma.deVries@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBChB (Stellenbosch University) MFamMed (MEDUNSA) FCFP (SA) (Colleges of Medicine South Africa)

Senior Lecturers
Savania Nagiah
Dr Savania Nagiah
Position: Senior Lecturer: Medical Biochemistry
Department: Medical School
Room: 0111, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041455
Email: savania.nagiah@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (Biomedical Science) (University of Kwazulu Natal) Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons) (University of Kwazulu Natal) Master of Medical Science (University of Kwazulu Natal) PhD (Medical Biochemistry) (University of Kwazulu Natal)

Yoshna Kooverjee
Dr Yoshna Kooverjee
Position: Senior Lecturer & Coordinator: Theory & Practice of Medicine
Department: Medical School
Room: 0112, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041934
Email: yoshna.kooverjee@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBBCh (WITS) DMH (SA) PGDip General Practice (FPD) MPhil (Applied Ethics) (Stell)

Zithulele Tshabalala
Dr Zithulele Tshabalala
Position: Senior Lecturer: Human Anatomy
Department: Medical School
Room: 0108, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041940
Email: zithulele.tshabalala@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Medical sciences (UP) BSc Macro-anatomy (Hons) cum laude (UP) MSc (Anatomy) cum laude (UP) PhD (Anatomy) (UP)

Simo Zulu
Dr Simo Zulu
Position: Senior Lecturer: Human Physiology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0115, 1st Floor, Department of Human Biology, Building 529 (512)
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041896
Email: simo.zulu@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (University of Kwazulu Natal) BSc Honours (University of Kwazulu Natal) MSc (University of Kwazulu Natal) PhD in Human Physiology (University of Kwazulu Natal)

Nadine Rall
Dr Nadine Rall
Position: Senior Lecturer: Clinical Skills
Department: Medical School
Room: 0004, Ground Floor, Building 525, Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 1901
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Nadine.Rall@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip (Nursing Education) (North West University), B Cur (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University), M Cur (Advanced Midwifery) (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University), PhD (Nursing) (Nelson Mandela University)

Joleen Cairncross
Dr Joleen Cairncross
Position: Senior Lecturer: Clinical Skills and Reasoning
Department: Medical School
Room: 0008, Ground Floor, Building 525, Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041965
Email: Joleen.Cairncross@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBChB (Stellenbosch University) MHPE (University of the Free State) MMed Family Medicine (University of the Free State) FCFP (The Colleges of Medicine SA)

Shivon Singh
Dr Shivon Singh
Position: Senior Lecturer: Integrated Pathology – Anatomical & Histological Pathology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0109, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1902
Email: Shivon.Singh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBCHB(University of Natal) Dip Bus Man(Varsity College) FC(Anat)Path (CMSA)

Mea Van Huyssteen
Dr Mea Van Huyssteen
Position: Senior Lecturer: Clinical Pharmacology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0116, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1839
Email: Mea.Vanhuyssteen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BPharm (University of Port Elizabeth) MSc (University of Port Elizabeth) PhD (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) PGDip HE T&L (University of the Western Cape)

Yowayne Phillips
Dr Yowayne Phillips
Position: Senior Lecturer: Clinical Skills and Reasoning
Department: Medical School
Room: 0007, Ground Floor, Building 525, Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1887
Email: yowayne.phillips@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBCHB (Stellenbosch University)

Lecturers
Raeesah Ackerdien
Mrs Raeesah Ackerdien
Position: Lecturer: Academic Literacy
Department: Medical School
Room: 0117, First Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041848
Email: Raeesah.Ackerdien@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: SoTLC (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) BA General (English and Psychology Majors) (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) BA Hons (Applied Language Studies) (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) MA (Applied Language Studies) (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)

Cindy Booysen
Mrs Cindy Booysen
Position: Lecturer: Primary Health Care
Department: Medical School
Room: 0006, Ground Floor, Building 525, Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1805
Email: Cindy.Booysen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Certificate in Clinical Laboratory Management (Nelson Mandela University) Diploma in Nursing (Eastern Cape College of Nursing) Advanced Diploma in Community Nursing Science (North West University) Post graduate Degree in Nursing Education and Administration (North West University) Master of Nursing (Nelson Mandela University)

Kagiso Dikgomo
Mr Kagiso Dikgomo
Position: Lecturer: Medical Communication
Department: Medical School
Room: 0117, First Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1876
Email: Kagiso.Dikgomo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA(HMS) (University of Pretoria) BMedSc Hons (Biokinetics) (University of Cape Town) MPhil(Health innovation) (University of Cape Town)

Philanathi Mabena
Mr Philanathi Mabena
Position: Lecturer: Human Physiology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0114, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041971
Email: philanathi.mabena@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc Med (Physiology) (WITS) BSc Honours in Physiology (WSU) B Medical Sciences (Physiology) (WSU)

Ntokozo Mzimela
Dr Ntokozo Mzimela
Position: Lecturer: Integrated Pathology – Microbiological and Virological Pathology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0103, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1815
Email: Ntokozo.Mzimela@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBCHB (University of KwaZulu Natal) MBA (MANCOSA) FC PathMicro (The College of Medicine SA) MMed Micro (University of KwaZulu Natal)

Joastin Naidoo
Mr Joastin Naidoo
Position: Lecturer: Human Anatomy
Department: Medical School
Room: 0113, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041946
Email: joastin.naidoo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Med Sc (Anatomy) (University of Kwazulu Natal) B Med Sc (Hons) (Anatomy) cum laude (University of Kwazulu Natal) M Med Sc (Anatomy) (University of Kwazulu Natal)

Siyabonga Martins
Mr Siyabonga Martins
Position: Lecturer: Primary Health Care
Department: Medical School
Room: 0007, Ground Floor, Building 525, Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041814
Email: Siyabonga.Martins@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Nursing Diploma’s: General, Community, Psychiatry & Midwifery (Lilitha College of Nursing) PGD: Nursing Education (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) BCur Hons: Advanced PHC: (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) MPH (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Associate Lecturers
Thobeka Madide
Miss Thobeka Madide
Position: Associate Lecturer: Medical Biochemistry
Department: Medical School
Room: 0023, Ground Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041995
Email: Thobeka.Madide@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc LES (Microbiology and Biochemistry) (University of Kwazulu Natal) Med Sc Hons (Medical Biochemistry) (University of Kwazulu Natal) M Med Sc (Medical Biochemistry) (University of Kwazulu Natal)

Tshepiso Ngoetsana
Miss Tshepiso Ngoetsana
Position: Associate Lecturer: Human Physiology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0023, Ground Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1903
Email: Ngoetsana.Tshepiso@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc ML (University of Limpopo) BSc Hons(Physiology) (University of Limpopo) MSc (Physiology) (University of the Witwatersrand)

Mahlatse Mahasha
Miss Mahlatse Mahasha
Position: Associate Lecturer: Human Anatomy
Department: Medical School
Room: 0024, Ground Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041859
Email: mahlatse.mahasha@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Biological Sciences (University of the Witwatersrand) BHSc Honours (University of the Witwatersrand)

Academic Coordinators
Marie Williams
Mrs Marie Williams
Position: Community Platform Coordinator
Department: Medical School
Room: 0114, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041969
Email: marie.williams@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Master of Nursing (Primary Health Care) (Nelson Mandela University) BCur Hons Primary Health Care (NMMU) PGDip Nursing Education (Stell) Adv Dip Health Service Management (NWU) Certificate in Dispensing (HSA) Dip Nursing (General, Community, Psychiatry) and Midwifery (Sharley Cribb Nursing College)

Paul Caiger
Dr Paul Caiger
Position: MBChB Curriculum Developer
Department: Medical School
Location: Missionvale Campus
Email: paul.caiger@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBBCh (WITS) Dip Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (WITS) DMH (SA)

Elizabeth du Toit
Dr Elizabeth du Toit
Position: Curriculum Coordinator
Department: Medical School
Room: 0110, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415043980
Email: Elizabeth.dutoit@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBBCh (University of the Witwatersrand) NDip EMC (The Colleges of Medicine of SA) NDip Anaesthetics (The Colleges of Medicine of SA)

Sean Volkwyn
Dr Sean Volkwyn
Position: Clinical Coordinator (Medical Officer)
Department: Medical School
Room: 0115, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1918
Email: sean.volkwyn@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBBCh (Witwatersrand) MMed-Family Medicine (Stellenbosch University)

Professional Administrative & Support Staff
Sherwin King
Mr Sherwin King
Position: Assistant to the Director: Medical School
Department: Medical School
Room: 0119, 1st Floor, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415044040
Email: sherwin.king@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip (Cost & Management) (Nelson Mandela University)

Laa'iqah Connelly
Mrs Laa'iqah Connelly
Position: Senior Academic Administrator
Department: Medical School
Room: 0117, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041890
Email: Megan.Connelly@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Adv Dip Business Studies (Management Practice) (Nelson Mandela University) NDip (Management) (Nelson Mandela University) Advancement Program into Psychology (University of Port Elizabeth)
Responsibilities: Programmes: MBChB Programme

Zoleka Mpompa
Mrs Zoleka Mpompa
Position: Programme Administrator: MBChB
Department: Medical School
Room: 0102, 1st Floor, Building 529, Science & Anatomy Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041461
Email: Zoleka.Mpompa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (VISTA University)BA Hons (Social Behaviour Studies HIV/AIDS) (UNISA)PGD Health and Welfare Management (Nelson Mandela University)
Expertise: Administration
Responsibilities: Programme Administrator

Charline Castelyn
Mrs Charline Castelyn
Position: Programme Administrator: MBChB
Department: Medical School
Room: 0102, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504
Email: charlinec@mandela.ac.za

Zintle Yokwe
Miss Zintle Yokwe
Position: Student Success Coach
Department: Medical School
Room: 0116, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041907
Email: Zintle.Yokwe@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Counselling Psychologist, MA (Counselling Pscyhology), BPscyh (Counselling). Registered with the HPCSA as a counselling psychologist.
Responsibilities: Success coaching for students at the Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences.

Ra'ees Khan
Mr Ra'ees Khan
Position: Senior Instructional Designer
Department: Medical School
Room: 0113, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041906
Email: Ra'ees.Khan@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BEd (University of Johannesburg) BEd Hons (University of Johannesburg) PGDBM (MANCOSA) MEd (University of Johannesburg)

Mark Domingo
Mr Mark Domingo
Position: e-Technologist
Department: Medical School
Room: 0010, Ground Floor, Building 525 Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041895
Email: Mark.Domingo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip IT (Nelson Mandela University) BTech IT (Nelson Mandela University)

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Ms Lindelwa Futshane
Position: Admin Support
Department: School of Information Technology
Location: North Campus
Email: s211121185@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Management

Ms Candice du Plessis
Mrs Candice du Plessis
Position: Clinical Skills Laboratory Assistant
Department: Medical School
Room: 0006, Ground floor, Clinical Skills Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 1934
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Candice.duPlessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: National Certificate
Responsibilities: Simulation Laboratory Support, Moulage Technicion, Resources Controller

Zephaniah Rishworth
Mrs Zephaniah Rishworth
Position: E-Technologist
Department: Medical School
Room: 0114, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1810
Email: Zephaniah.Gilbert@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip IT Software Development(Mandela Uni), HC in Banking(UNISA)cum laude, Introduction to 4IR in Healthcare Technology (UJ)cum laude