10 April 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 16
Five summa cum laudes in Medicine.

Five UKZN Medical Students Graduate Summa Cum Laude

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Five Medical students in the Class of 2016 graduated summa cum laude from UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine this year.

Hearing impaired Ms Kalindi Persadh graduates with an Honours degree.

Deaf People Can Do Anything Except Hear!

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Deaf people can do anything except hear, is the philosophy of hearing-impaired Ms Kalindi Persadh, who proved just that when she graduated from UKZN with a Bachelor of Medical Science (Medical Microbiology) Honours degree.

Ms Puvashnee Nydoo graduated with a Masters in Medical Sciences, cum laude.

HIV Positive Black isiZulu-Speaking Women at High Risk of Depression During Pregnancy – Study Finding

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Newly-diagnosed, HIV-infected Black isiZulu-speaking women are at a high risk of developing depression during pregnancy, a UKZN study conducted by Miss Puvashnee Nydoo has revealed.

A proud moment for Dr Mlungisi Ngcobo.

Traditional Medicine Study Results in PhD for UKZN Senior Lecturer

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A Senior Lecturer in Traditional Medicine, Dr Mlungisi Ngcobo, graduated with a PhD in Health Sciences (Traditional Medicine) following a study which compared the immunomodulatory effects of a commercial traditional medicine product to a traditional immune tonic produced by a traditional healer.

A proud moment for Professor Richard Hift as he congratulates his student, Dr Dibuseng Ramaema.

Lack of Information on Breast Tuberculosis – Study Finding

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There is a lack of evidence-based information on breast tuberculosis (BTB), a UKZN study has found.

Public Health medicine specialist, Dr Tivani Mashamba-Thompson.

Senior Lecturer Graduates with a PhD in Public Health

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Public Health scientist, Dr Tivani Mashamba-Thompson, graduated with a PhD for a study titled: “Evaluating the Accessibility and Utility of HIV-Related Point of Care (POC) Diagnostics for Maternal Health in Rural South Africa”.

Dr Keseri Padayachy is elated about graduating with a PhD.

Bone Study to Estimate Age Researched by PhD Graduate

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‘Anatomy has always been fascinating for me, and I am extremely excited to be awarded my PhD in Anatomy,’ said Dr Keseri Padayachy.

Graduating with a PhD is Dr Osaretin Emmanuel Asowata.

Nigerian Microbiologist Awarded PhD from UKZN

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Nigerian-born Dr Osaretin Emmanuel Asowata, a post-doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, has graduated with a PhD in