Health Systems and Public Health
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​​​​​​​​​Division of ​Health Systems and ​​Public Health​

​​Occupational Medicine Regist​​​rars


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Dr Geoffrey Tafaune

Registrar in Occupational Medicine 
Qualifications: MBChB; DOM; DipHIVMan(SA); MPhil (Stell)
Tel: +27 21 938 6282
Email: 15217795@sun.ac.za



​Dr Geoffrey Tafaune is a registrar in Occupational Medicine, currently in his fourth year of Postgraduate training. He is the current Chairperson of the Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM) - Cape Chapter since 2019, a professional society championing issues of Occupational Health in the workplace. Having recently completed his MMed Thesis on the prevalence and occupational risk factors of lower back pain among nurses in a public tertiary hospital, he is passionate about Ergonomics in healthcare workers, ethics in occupational health and healthcare management.

Dr Tafaune also has a special interest in the impacts of HIV/AIDS and TB in the workplace having completed a Master of Philosophy degree in HIV/AIDS Management at Stellenbosch University.



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Dr Martin Müller

Registrar in Occupational Medicine
Qualifications: MBChB; DOM
Tel: +27 21 938 5171​
Email: 12711160@sun.ac.za


Dr Martin Müller is a registrar in Occupational Medicine. He attained his MBChB degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2003 and returned to complete a Diploma in Occupational Medicine in 2015. Martin started his career as a general practitioner but gradually gravitated towards the preventative aspect of Occupational Medicine. He has a special interest in health risk assessments and plans to do future research in this field. ​

Dr Fredrick Weinand
Email: drfredrickweinand@gmail.com