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Academic Staff Contacts

Prof Steve Reid
Director

S Reid, BSc (Med) MBChB Cape Town MFamMed Medunsa PhD (Ed) UKZN
Tel No: 021 406 6781
Cell No: 083 447 1907
Email: steve.reid@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-62

Teaching & Research Fields
Primary health care / Health equity / Family medicine / Rural health / Compulsory community service / District health systems / Community based services support & intermediate care policy / Community oriented primary care (COPC) / Population based approaches to health / Community based education / Medical education / Human resources for health / Social accountability / Arts and healthcare / Resilience in youth & service providers / Student admission and selection processes / Medical humanities

Mr James Irlam
Senior Lecturer: Evidence Based Health Care & Environmental Health

BSc (Med) (Hons) MPhil Cape Town MSc (ClimChange&Dev) Cape Town
Tel No: 021 406 6377
Cell No: 076 180 9972
Email: james.irlam@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-64

Teaching & Research Fields
Evidence-based practice / Primary health care / Climate change and environmental health / Sustainable development / Rural health

Dr Carla Tsampiras
Senior Lecturer: Medical and Health Humanities

MA (AfrHist) London PhD (PolHist) Grahamstown
Tel No: 021 406 6111
Cell No: 072 480 3888
Email: carla.tsampiras@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-68

Teaching & Research Fields
History / Politics, polemics, practice and history of HIV/AIDS / Disease and society in Africa / Slavery and colonialism / Woman and violence / Gender and sexuality / Medical and health humanities / Critical health humanities / Power, privilege and intersecting identities / Yoga and health

Dr Ishaaq Datay
Senior Lecturer: Health Promotion

Tel No: 021 406 2882
Cell No: 079 987 9188
Email: ishaaq.datay@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-63

Teaching & Research Fields
Health promotion / Primary health care / Predictors of virologic treatment failure to HAART / Community based health care / HIV/AIDS and sexuality / Child infectious diseases / Prisons and rehabilitation / Organ transplantation in Muslim community / Diabetes in Muslim community / Bio-psycho-social-spiritual model of healthcare / Health care for all

Mrs Sarah Crawford-Browne
Lecturer: Medical and Health Humanities

Tel No: 021 406 6369
Cell No: 072 456 3014
Email: sarah,crawford-browne@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-69

Teaching & Research Fields
Critical health humanities / Meaning of illness / Psychological and mental health factors influencing health and illness / Primary health care / Psychological trauma / Community based mental health programming / Primary mental health care / Power, privilege and intersecting identities

PhD in progress: ‘Meaning constructions about violence and psychological adjustment amongst women residing in a high violence community’

Dr Hermann Reuter
Eden District: Community-Based Education Coordinator

Cell No: 071 233 1606
Email: hermannreuter@gmail.com
Address: George Provincial Hospital

Teaching & Research Fields
HIV/AIDS/ARVs and TB / Primary health care / Family medicine / Health and human rights / Treatment literacy curriculum development / Rural health / Public health / Community health / Community based education

Dr Francois Marais
Eden District: Student Coordinator

Cell No: 082 676 8568
Email: maraisfclinde@gmail.com
Address: George Provincial Hospital

Teaching & Research Fields
Family medicine / Primary health care / Emergency medicine / Paediatrics and neonatology / Community based education

Honorary Academic Staff Contacts

Dr Ben Gaunt
Honorary Lecturer

Dip (Anae) Dip (Obs) SA MSc (IntPHC) London MBChB Cape Town
Cell No: 072 264 0333
Email: gaunts@gmail.com
Address: Zithulele Hospital, Eastern Cape

Teaching & Research Fields
Primary health care / Rural health / District health systems / Community based healthcare and development / Health systems research / Multi-disciplinary healthcare / Clinical services / Medical education and outreach programmes/ HIV/AIDS / Obstetrics & gynaecology

Dr Karl le Roux
Honorary Lecturer

MCH MA (IntHlth) Sweden MBChB Cape Town
Cell No: 072 858 9751
Email: karlleroux@gmail.com
Address: Zithulele Hospital, Eastern Cape

Teaching & Research Fields
Primary health care / Rural health / District health systems / Community based healthcare and development / Medical education and outreach programmes / Clinical services / HIV/AIDS / Obstetrics & gynaecology / Nutrition research

Dr Louis Jenkins
Honorary Senior Lecturer & Honorary Associate Professor

L Jenkins, Dip (Anae) (Obs) (HthServMan) CMCA MBChB Stell MFamMed KZN PhD (FamMed) Stell
Cell No: 083 795 1065
Email: louis.jenkins@westerncape.gov.za
Address: George Hospital, George

Teaching & Research Fields
Primary health care / Rural health / Community health / Obstetrics & Gynaecology / HIV/AIDS / Capacity building and experiential learning / Resilience and burn-out in health professionals / Family medicine / Postgraduate teaching & learning / Educational training quality assurance

PASS Staff Contacts

Mr Dehran Swart
Health Teaching Platform Manager

BSc(Med)(Hons) HDE (PG) Cape Town MPhil (PubHth) UWC
Tel No: 021 406 6439
Cell No: 082 422 2007
Email: dehran.swart@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-70

Research Fields
Community health / Public health / Health promotion / Tobacco control / Child energy-related injuries

Ms Sharm Naidoo
Facility Manager: Vanguard Student Learning Centre

Tel No: 021 695 3849
Cell No: 072 603 0887
Email: sharm.naidoo@uct.ac.za
Address: Vanguard CHC, Candlewood Rd, Bonteheuwel 7764
Mrs Christolene Beauzac
Site Facilitator: Mitchell’s Plain

Hons (DevStud ) MA (ComHth) PhD (ComHlth) UWC
Tel No: 021 404 7692
Cell No: 072 668 3974
Email: christolene.beauzac@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-61

 

Research Fields
PhD in progress: 'Regulating the Body: Health promotion and diabetes in the Western Cape, South Africa'

Lydia Davids
Site Facilitator: Heideveld

BSc (Diet) Stellenbosch BSocSc Cape Town
Tel No: 021 404 7692
Cell No: 084 811 3486
Email: lydia.davids@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-61

 

Research Fields
MPh in progress: 'Health systems' Nutrition education / community based education

Mrs Tsuki Xapa
Site Facilitator: Khayelitsha

Dip (AdEd/BusPlan) Cape Town
Tel No: 021 650 1976
Cell No: 082 713 0297
Email: sybilxapa@telkomsa.net
Room No: E47-61
Patricia Ncamile
Site Facilitator: Vanguard

BA (HumSci) Unisa
Tel No: 021 404 7692
Cell No: 064 626 8776
Email: pat.ncamile@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-61
Fiona Jordaan
Site Facilitator: Retreat/Grassy Park

Tel No: 021 404 7692
Cell No: 076 853 7122
Email: fiona.jordaan@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-61
Mrs Fatima le Roux
Site Coordinator: New Somerset Hospital

Tel/Fax No: 021 421 6320 
Cell No: 072 490 6844
Email: fatima.leroux@uct.ac.za
Address: Somerset Hospital, North Block, Medical Superintendents Office, Greenpoint

Mrs Nichola Daniels
Site Coordinator: Victoria Hospital

Tel No: 021 799 1164
Fax No: 021 799 1251
Cell No: 084 674 6745
Email: nichola.daniels@uct.ac.za
Address: Victoria Hospital, Waterloo Road, Wynberg 7800

Mrs Sandra Adams
Site Coordinator: Vredenburg

Tel No: 022 715 1945
Cell No: 083 729 5008
Email: sj.adams@uct.ac.za
Address: 5 Witteklip Street, Vredenburg 7380
Ms Althea Solomons
Site Coordinator: Eden District

Dip (HRMan) Unisa
Tel No: 021 650 5185
Cell No: 072 386 9281
Email: althea.solomons@uct.ac.za
Address: Goerge Hospital, Room A20, Blue corridor
Ms Ulpha Ismail
Site Coordinator: Lentegeur Hospital

BSocSc (UCT)
Tel/Fax No: 021 371 9278
Cell No: 060 583 8575
Email: ulpha.ismail@uct.ac.za
Address: UCT Resource Centre, Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital, Highlands Drive, Mitchell’s Plain
Ms Cha Johnston
Admin Officer & PA to Prof Reid

BA (Psych/ArtHist) Johannesburg
Tel No: 021 406 6031
Cell No: 082 897 3417
Email: cha.johnston@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-66
Mrs Elloise Kennell
Senior Secretary

PDSD Cape Town
Tel No: 021 406 6761
Cell No: 084 748 7631
Email: elloise.kennell@uct.ac.za
Room No: E47-25 (Reception)