Record Number of Medical Students Graduate Cum Laude
A record number of 18 Medical students graduated cum laude through UKZN’s College of Health Sciences this year.
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 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.
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”.
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