Executive Dean
Lungile Pepeta
Prof Lungile Pepeta
Position: Executive Dean: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: Bldg 7, 1st Floor, R0126
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2815
Email: lungile.pepeta@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBChB (Unitra), DCH (SA), FC Paed (SA), Cert Cardiology (SA), MMed (Wits), FSCAI
Expertise: Medical Practitioner, Independent Specialist: Paediatrics; Sub-Specialist: Cardiology

Deputy Dean
Prof Dalena Van Rooyen
Professor Dalena Van Rooyen
Position: Deputy Dean: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: C216, 2nd Floor, C Block
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 041 504 2960
Email: Dalena.vanRooyen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Cert GM (UPE), DipIntN (UPE), DipNEd (UPE), BCur (UPE), BA Cur (Hons) (UNISA), MCur (UPE), DCur (UPE)
Expertise: Health Professionals Education, Leadership, Qualitative Research, Evidence Informed Decision Making, Diabetes Mellitus

Director: Schools of Clinical Care Sciences & Medicinal Sciences
Prof Ilse Truter
Prof Ilse Truter
Position: Director of Schools: Clinical Care Sciences & Medicinal Sciences
Department: Pharmacy
Room: Room 12-02-58
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2131
Fax: 041 504 1091
Email: ilse.truter@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc, DCom (UPE), PhD (Potch)
Expertise: Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Pharmacy, Management, Drug Utilization Research
Responsibilities: Overseeing all Departments under Clinical Care & Medicinal Sciences Schools, Leading the DURU

Director: Schools of Behavioural Sciences & Lifestyle Sciences
Prof Zoleka Soji
Prof Zoleka Soji
Position: Director of Schools: Behavioural Sciences & Lifestyle Sciences
Department: Social Development Professions
Room: Main Building, 5th Floor, Room 24
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2630
Fax: 041 504 2574
Email: Zoleka.Soji@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (SW) (Fort Hare), MA (H&W Management) (NMMU), PG Dip in Family and Marriage Guidance & Counselling (UPE), DPhil (Social Work)NMMU
Expertise: Qualitative research, Social work theories, Health & Wellbeing, Youth resilience in the family context.
Responsibilities: Facilitating learning to students as well as providing academic leadership & conducting own research.

Director: Medical Programme
Fikile Nomvete
Fikile Nomvete
Position: Director: Medical Programme
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: Block C, 2nd Floor, Room C205
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 041 504 1099
Email: Fikilen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBChB (Natal), FCP(SA), Cert Gastroenterology(SA) Phys
Expertise: Gastroenterologist; member of the Research Ethics Committee of the Walter Sisulu University & the Higher Degrees Committee; an examiner in the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa

Director: Research for Faculty of Health Sciences
Prof Joanne Naidoo
Position: Director: Research for Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 214B, J Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 2114
Email: Joanne.Naidoo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), M (Nursing), B (Nursing), Dip (Nursing Education)
Expertise: Nursing Research HIV related Stigma, Psychosocial determinants of HIV, Evidence Based Practice, Reflective Nursing and Communities of Practice
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Teaching Research for under- and post graduates

Acting Director: Learning & Teaching
Nanette Smith
Prof Nanette Smith
Position: Acting Director: Learning & Teaching
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Room: 102E, D Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3102
Email: Nanette.Smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Biochemistry)
Responsibilities: Lecturing and Leading the Faculty‚Äôs Learning & Teaching Committee