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FMHS produces first PhD in Orthopaedic Surgeryhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6999FMHS produces first PhD in Orthopaedic SurgerySue SegarHistory was made this year when Dr Reggie King became the first person in the FMHS to receive his PhD in Orthopaedic Surgery.
900 TygerMaties capped at December graduationhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6993900 TygerMaties capped at December graduationFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMore than 900 students from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) was capped at Stellenbosch University’s (SU) December graduation.
Master’s study highlights plight of Zimbabwean migrants with disabilities in Cape Townhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6995Master’s study highlights plight of Zimbabwean migrants with disabilities in Cape TownCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]The dream of finding a better life in South Africa has turned into a nightmare for Zimbabwean migrants with disabilities living in Cape Town, a new study at Stellenbosch University found.
Top medical student wins coveted Chancellor’s Medalhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6998Top medical student wins coveted Chancellor’s MedalCorporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie Jennifer Kate van Heerden, the recipient of this year’s coveted Chancellor’s Medal, passed every year of study with distinction, and obtained distinctions in every one of the 11 domains of the final-year examinations.
First Microbiome Workshop and Symposium opens many doors for SUhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6972First Microbiome Workshop and Symposium opens many doors for SUCorporate Communication Division/Afdeling Korporatiewe Kommunikasie Stellenbosch University (SU) was the proud sponsor of the first Microbiome Workshop and Symposium recently, with more than 125 experts from around the world gathering in Stellenbosch to share the latest scientific advances in the field of the microbiome a
FMHS scientists honoured with SAMRC Merit Awardshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6967FMHS scientists honoured with SAMRC Merit AwardsSue SegarProfessors Craig Kinnear and Novel Chegou both received SA Medical Research Council Silver Medal Achievement Awards at the SAMRC 2019 Scientific Merit Awards in November.
Palliative multi-care model can improve care for patients in rural areashttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6954Palliative multi-care model can improve care for patients in rural areasCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]A multi-professional patient-centred approach is needed to provide the necessary palliative care to people who suffer from life-threatening illnesses.
Fredericks uses sport as a lifebuoy to get young people on trackhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6955Fredericks uses sport as a lifebuoy to get young people on trackSue SegarJerome Fredericks – a lecturer in the division of Occupational Therapy – will never forget the day a friend asked him if he wanted to play volleyball. It was a day that effectively turned his life around.
Maties elected to Occupational Therapy bodieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6947Maties elected to Occupational Therapy bodiesSue SegarTwo members of the Division on Occupational Therapy (OT) have been elected to key positions on OT bodies.
First-class research possible at new imaging research facilityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6943First-class research possible at new imaging research facilityElbie Els & Wilma StassenPET/CT facility for research launched