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Acting Chairperson: FREC & FPGSC
Paula Ezinne Melariri
Prof Paula Melariri
Position: Acting Director of Research (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: F Block Room 003
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043501
Email: paulaezinne.melariri@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Pharmacology (UCT)

Human Nutrition & Dietetics
Prof Rosa Du Randt
Prof Rosa Du Randt
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Human Movement Science
Room: 125-0111
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2499/7
Fax: 27 41 504 2770
Email: Rosa.durandt@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Biokinetics, Talent Identification
Responsibilities: Director of School of Lifestyle Sciences

Tracey Hutton
Tracey Hutton
Position: Lecturer
Department: Dietetics
Room: 126-0024
Location: South Campus
Email: Tracey.Hutton@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Diet (UFS), MSc Diet Cum Laude (NMU), RD(SA)

Environmental Health
Paula Ezinne Melariri
Prof Paula Melariri
Position: Acting Director of Research (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: F Block Room 003
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043501
Email: paulaezinne.melariri@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Pharmacology (UCT)
Expertise: Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), influence of WASH and the environment on water-quality, waterborne diseases as well as nanomaterials and the environment.
Responsibilities: Facilitate and manage research initiatives designed to strategically advance research in the faculty of Health Sciences as well as to develop partnerships and promote research in alignment with the research and innovation strategy of the faculty and the University at large

Human Movement Science
Aayesha Kholvadia
Dr Aayesha Kholvadia
Position: Senior lecturer
Department: Human Movement Science
Room: 0118
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4870
Email: Aayesha.Kholvadia@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Health and wellness promotion, Chronic pain, Osteoarthritis, Knee Joint, Inter-professional practice development and photobiomodulation therapy
Responsibilities: Teaching and learning, clinical skills and research

Medical Laboratory Sciences
Nanette Smith
Prof Nanette Smith
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Room: 102E, D Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3102
Email: Nanette.Smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Biochemistry)

Nursing Science
Dr David Morton
Dr David Morton
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206I
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 1403
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: David.Morton@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Phil (Sociology), MA (Geography), PGCE, BA Hons (Geography), BA
Expertise: Research
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Coordinating postgraduate research

Pharmacy
Ntokozo Dambuza
Dr Ntokozo Dambuza
Position: Research Coordinator
Department: Pharmacy
Room: 12-03-52
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4846
Fax: 041 504 2744
Email: Ntokozo.Dambuza@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc. Hons. (UPE); MSc. (NMMU); PhD (UCT)
Expertise: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Drug delivery systems
Responsibilities: I lecture Pharmacology to 2nd year Pharmacy students and 3rd year Dietetics students. I also teach clinical pharmacy to 3rd year pharmacy students and Physiology and anatomy to HCert students.

Psychology
Alida Sandison
Dr Alida Sandison
Position: Lecturer & Clinic Manager
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO24
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4522
Fax: 27 41 5042101
Email: alida.sandison@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, BA (Hons), MA (Co) Psych, PGCE
Expertise: Personality and Developmental Psychopathology
Responsibilities: Lecturing & Managing the UCLIN(South Campus)

Radiography
Mrs Razana Williams
Mrs Razana Williams
Position: Head of Department
Department: Radiography
Room: Room 0007, H Block
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3450
Fax: 27 41 504 9450
Email: razana.williams@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip Rad (D) (PET), BTech Rad (D) (PET), MTech Rad (Research) (NMMU

Social Development Professions
Dr Nevashnee Perumal
Dr Nevashnee Perumal
Position: Lecturer
Department: Social Development Professions
Room: 22
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2349
Fax: 27 41 504 2574
Email: Nevashnee.Perumal@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (SW) (UDW), MSW (Clinical Practice) (UKZN),PhD(UFH)
Expertise: supervision and management, child and family care
My site: 5th floor, Main Building

Medical School
Simo Zulu
Dr Simo Zulu
Position: Senior Lecturer: Human Physiology
Department: Medical School
Room: 0113, 1st Floor, Department of Human Biology, Building 529 (512)
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415041896
Email: simo.zulu@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (University of Kwazulu Natal) BSc Honours (University of Kwazulu Natal) MSc (University of Kwazulu Natal) PhD in Human Physiology (University of Kwazulu Natal)

Faculty of Health Sciences Representative
Wilma ten Ham-Baloyi
Dr Wilma ten Ham-Baloyi (Part Time - Contract)
Position: Research associate and lecturer
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: C-Block room C206
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 041 504 3171
Email: wilma.tenham-baloyi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Nursing Science (NWU), MCur, BCur, PGDipl Nursing Education
Expertise: evidence-based practice, implementation science, systematic types of reviews
Responsibilities: to strengthen and promote research in the Faculty

FPGSC Masters and Doctoral Academic Administration Matters Meeting Secretariat
Francis Khanyile
Francis Khanyile
Position: Faculty Academic Administration Postgraduate Consultant
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2109
Email: francis.kanyile@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: ND: Commercial Administration (Technikon Natal) and BTech: Office Management and Technology(Durban University of Technology)
Responsibilities: Programmes: BA Hons in Psychology and All Masters and Doctoral Programmes

FPGSC Proposals and FREC Meetings Secretariat
Thembeka Sdinane
Ms Thembeka Sdinane
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: Building 7, Room 0118
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4020
Email: Thembeka.Sdinane@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA in Psychology (NMMU), BA hons in Psychology (NMMU), MA Psychology (Nelson Mandela University)
Responsibilities: Research project management, Research administrative support, Research engagement and networking.

Faculty Academic Administration Manager
Marilyn Afrikaner
Mrs Marilyn Afrikaner
Position: Manager: Faculty Academic Administration
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: M & P Building 7 - Room 0122
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2121
Fax: 27 41 504 9324
Email: marilyn.afrikaner@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip Com Adm (PET), B Tech Man (NMMU)