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Facts & figures

A-rated scientists
The Faculty of Health Sciences hosts 10 of the 36 A-rated scientists at UCT.
Name Department
Professor Eric Bateman Medicine
Professor Frank Brombacher (A1) Pathology
Professor Keertan Dheda Medicine
Professor Gary Maartens Clinical Pharmacology
Professor Valerie Mizrahi Institute of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine
Professor Timothy Noakes (A1) Human Biology
Professor Dan Stein Psychiatry and Mental Health
Professor Robert Wilkinson (A1) Medicine
Professor Robin Wood Medicine
Professor Heather Zar Paediatrics and Child Health

 

SARChI Research Chairs
The Faculty of Health Sciences is home to 11 SARChI Research Chairs at UCT
Name Department
Prof Aqiel Dalvie                 SA/Swiss Bilateral Chair in Global Environmental Health
Prof Tania Douglas          Biomedical Engineering & Innovation in Human Biology
Prof Jonathan Blackburn  Applied Proteomics and Chemical Biology
Prof Frank Brombacher        Immunology of Infectious Diseases in Africa
Prof Stefan Barth               Cancer Biotechnology
A/Prof John Ataguba             Interim Leader, Health and Wealth
A/Prof Ernesta Meintjes            Brain Imaging
Prof Anna-Lise Williamson y Vaccinology
Professor Anthony Figaji           Clinical Neuroscience Research
A/ Prof Nonhlanhla Khumalo        Dermatology and Toxicology
Professor Graeme Meintjes            Lung Infection and Immunity of Poverty Related Diseases

 

National Orders
  • Professor Wieland Gevers (retired) - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Professor Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg (Posthumous) - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Professor Valerie Mizrahi - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Professor Tim Noakes - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Professor Lionel Opie - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Professor Claire Penn (alumna) - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Dr Stuart Saunders - Order of Mapangubwe (Silver Category)
  • Professor Allan Cormack - Order of Mapangubwe (Gold Category)
  • Dr Ivan Toms - Order of the Baobab
  • Professor Francis Ames (alumnus) - The Order of the Star of South Africa (Category III Member)
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