11 April 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 17
Ms Louansha Nandlal graduates with a Masters degree summa cum laude.

Masters Degree Completed Within a Year

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‘I have completed my Master’s degree within a year - I am ecstatic about my results,’ said Ms Louansha Nandlal, who was awarded a Master’s degree in Medical Science summa cum laude.

Ms Tarryn Carey, Ms Ilhaam Hoosen and Ms Michaela Stead.

Three Students in Occupational Therapy Discipline Graduate with Highest Honours

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Three students graduated with their Bachelor in Occupational Therapy degrees summa cum laude.

Mr Calvin Andeve Omolo graduated summa cum laude in Pharmacy.

Thesis of Masters in Pharmacy Summa Cum Laude Graduate Published in Top-Ranked Journal

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The thesis of summa cum laude Masters in Pharmacy graduate Mr Calvin Andeve Omolo of the College of Health Sciences has been published in the top-ranked international journal: European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 112 (2017), 96–108.

An ecstatic staff member graduates with a PhD in Anatomy, Dr Brenda Zola De Gama.

Belief in Ancestors Makes Black Africans Reluctant to Donate their Bodies for Research – Doctoral Study Finding

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Culture, religion and belief in ancestors are major factors causing Black African people to be unwilling to donate their bodies for medical research.

Optometry academic, Dr Khathutshelo Percy Mashige, achieves his PhD.

Quadriplegic Optometry Academic Graduates with a Doctorate

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Left a quadriplegic after a motor vehicle accident, Dr Khathutshelo Percy Mashige did not let his serious handicap floor him.

Dr Prenola Mudaly graduated with a PhD in Nursing.

Doctoral Researcher Finds Academic Monitoring and Support Essential in Nursing Education

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Academic Monitoring and Support (AMS) significantly contributes towards successful throughput in nursing, a study conducted by UKZN PhD graduate, Dr Prenola Mudaly, has revealed.

PhD graduate, Dr Emmanuel Olufemi Ayandiran.

Blended e-Learning Possible for Nursing Students in Nigeria – Study Finding

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A PhD study done through UKZN’s College of Health Sciences shows blended e-learning is possible for nursing education in resource-constrained settings in Nigeria.

Rwandan national, Dr Madeleine Mukeshimana graduates with a PhD in Nursing.

Rwandan National Graduates with PhD in Nursing

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Dr Madeleine Mukeshimana of Rwanda graduated from UKZN with a PhD in Nursing following her study on a Collaborative Care Model (CCM) in Rwanda.

Dr Immaculate Nyaseba Marwa graduated with a PhD in Nursing.

PhD Study Investigates Management of Comorbid Diabetes and Hypertension

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The management of comorbid diabetes and hypertension conditions in primary health care (PHC) settings involves four core specific characteristics which need to be fulfilled for effective management of patients, a PhD in Nursing study revealed.

Dr Ernest Dalle is thrilled about graduating with a PhD.

Efficacy of AntiDepressants in Delaying Parkinson’s Explored

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A study on whether the use of antidepressants delays the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, earned a researcher a PhD degree in Medical Sciences (Neurophysiology) from UKZN.

An astounding 20 summa cum laude passes for Pharmacy.

Twenty Pharmacy Students Graduate Summa Cum Laude

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A record number of 18 Bachelor of Pharmacy and two Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours students graduated summa cum laude from UKZN this year.

Overcoming challenges to achieve success is Ms Jordan Lee de Villiers with her proud family.

Disability is not Inability - Sports Science Degree Graduate

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Ms Jordan-Lee de Villiers (22) has symptoms of both muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy but rose bravely above them to graduate with a Bachelor of Sports Science degree.

Hearing impaired Mr Mlungisi Dlamini graduates with a Masters degree in Medical Sciences.

Hearing Impairment – a Blessing in Disguise for Graduate!

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Masters in Medical Science (Medical Microbiology) graduate, Mr Mlungisi Thabiso Dlamini says his hearing impairment has been a blessing in disguise as it forced him to be attentive in class and maintain a 110% focus at all times!

Dr Yahya El-Sayed Jad graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

“Unique” Pharmaceutical Chemistry Thesis Results in Doctorate for Egyptian Researcher

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With a thesis said to be the first of its kind, Dr Yahya El-Sayed Jad graduated with a PhD (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) from the College of Health Sciences.

Dr Hezekiel Khumalo and Dr Lara McGillewie.

Three PhD Graduates Supervised by Head of School of Health Sciences

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The Dean and Head of the School of Health Sciences, Professor Mahmoud Soliman, supervised three students - Dr Ashona Singh, Dr Hezekiel Khumalo and Dr Lara McGillewie - who graduated with PhDs.

Zimbabwean PhD graduate, Dr Rosemary Musesengwa.

Zimbabwe Medical Research Council Official Awarded PhD from UKZN

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Zimbabwe’s Medical Research Council Principal Compliance Officer, Dr Rosemary Musesengwa, graduated with a PhD in Public Health.

An elated Dr Alexis Harerimana graduated with a PhD in Nursing.

e-Learning Platform Examined by Rwandan PhD Nursing Graduate

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Dr Alexis Harerimana of Rwanda has graduated with a PhD in Nursing for his study titled: “An Analysis of the Utilisation of an e-Learning Platform at a Selected Nursing School in Rwanda: A Participatory Action Research Study”.

Anatomist, Dr Pam Pillay graduates with a PhD.

Lecturer Awarded Doctorate for Research on Cadaver Procurement Practices

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A Lecturer in UKZN’s Discipline of Clinical Anatomy, Dr Pamela Pillay, investigated cadaver procurement practices at Higher Education Institutions in South Africa and examined the ethico-legal frameworks related to the use of human tissue for teaching and research purposes in the country.

Physiotherapy academic, Dr Saul Cobbing, graduates with a PhD.

PhD Study Examines Home-based Rehabilitation for People Living with HIV

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UKZN Lecturer, Physiotherapist and Biokineticist, Dr Saul Cobbing, was awarded his PhD in Health Sciences for a study titled: “Home-Based Rehabilitation for People Living with HIV in a Resource-Poor Setting in KwaZulu-Natal”.