05 April 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 17
Ms Judy Naidoo graduated top of her class for the Bachelor of Nursing degree in Advance Practice.

Bliss as Naidoo Graduates Top of Her Class

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Mrs Judy Naidoo is proud to have been named the Bachelor of Nursing Advance Practice (BNAP) in Nursing Management Best Overall Achiever. Naidoo started studying Nursing in 1995 and completed her Diploma in Nursing (General, Community, Psychiatry) and Midwifery in 1999 at RK Khan College of Nursing, Durban.

Dr Zubair Usman graduates with a PhD in Physiotherapy for his study on Knee Osteoarthritis.

PhD Study Unveils Therapeutic Combination to Reduced Knee Pain

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Dr Zubair Usman’s study on the Effect of Electrotherapy on Pain, Functional Activities, and Health-related Quality of Life of Nigerian Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis found that a therapeutic combination of electrotherapy significantly reduced knee pain and improved the functional activities and quality of life of patients.

Pharmacy summa cum laude graduates, celebrate excellence.

Record Number of Summa Cum Laude Graduates for School of Health Sciences

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Twenty-seven students in the School of Health Sciences were awarded their Bachelor’s degrees summa cum laude.

An excited Dr Shama Khan after graduating with her PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Doctoral Study Probes Covalent Drug Design

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Dr Shama Khan graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry following a study titled, Comparative Studies of Covalent and Non-Covalent Drug Inhibitory Mechanisms of ERK2 and PTP1B Proteins in Cancer Therapy using Bioinformatics and Molecular Modelling Techniques.

Dr Monsurat Lawal graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

New Insight into HIV Protease Mechanistic Pathway

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Dr Monsurat M Lawal was awarded a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry for her study on A Computational Perspective on the Concerted Cleavage Mechanism of the Natural Targets of HIV-1 Protease.

Dr Olufunmilayo Fawole graduated with a PhD in Medicine for her study on gender-based violence.

PhD Study Focuses on Gender-Based Violence

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Lecturer and Medical Consultant, Dr Olufunmilayo Fawole was awarded her PhD in Clinical Health Professions Education for her study that aimed to prepare Medical students to recognise and respond to gender-based violence.

Ms Harriet Mamba (right) graduated with her daughter, Ms Lindelwa Mamba, on the same day.

Proud Mom and Daughter Share Graduation Stage

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The UKZN April 2019 Graduation was a proud moment for Mrs Harriet T Mamba and her daughter, Ms Lindelwa T Mamba, who graduated with a Master’s in Public Health and a Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy, respectively.

Dr Nicholas Agyepong graduates with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

PhD Thesis Investigates Antibiotic Resistance

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Dr Nicholas Agyepong graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutics following a study on Molecular Profile of Gram-negative ‘ESKAPE’ Pathogens from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana under the supervision of Professor Sabiha Essack and Drs Alex Owusu-Ofori and Usha Govinden.

Dr Elizabeth Ojewole congratulates her student, Ms Shimona Prosad.

Master’s in Pharmacy Awarded Cum Laude

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Ms Shimona Prosad graduated with a Master's in Pharmacy degree cum laude for her study entitled: Experiences of Implanon NXT® users at Public Health Facilities in South Africa.

Dr Gideon Femi Tolufashe who graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

PhD Study Investigates Factors Inhibiting Malaria Treatment

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Dr Gideon Femi Tolufashe graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry following a novel study on L,D-transpeptidase 5 (LdtMt5) from Mycobacterium Tuberculosis using computational methods.

Dr Adwoa Bemah Bonsu celebrates graduating with a PhD in Nursing.

PhD Study Focuses on Cancer Prevention

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Dr Adwoa Bemah Bonsu was awarded a PhD in Nursing for her study that aimed to develop a hospital-based model to integrate breast cancer prevention and early detection.