Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS)

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Staff

 

Name: CLAASEN Nico, Dr Dr Nico Claasen
Qualifications: BSc, MSc (Potch) PhD(UP)
Position: Senior Lecturer
Portfolio: BSc Hons (Environmental and Occupational Health) coordinator
Division: Head: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Research Interest: Dr Claassen is a physiologist with interest in occupational stress, in particular thermal stress. Current projects relate to the influence of clothing on thermoregulation; the use of heart rate variability, allostatic load and questionnaires to identify employees that may experience increased occupational stress levels; and, whole body vibration and mobile equipment.
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0609-2930
Telephone: +27 12 356 3256
Email: [email protected]
Office: HWS North Building,
Room no 5-14

Name: DE JAGER Tiaan, Prof Prof Tiaan de Jager
Qualifications: BSc, BSc(Hons), MSc (UFS), PhD (Pret),
Post Doc (Laval, Canada)
Position: Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences
Director: UP ISMC 
Division: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Research Interest: Prof de Jager’s main research focus is on sustainable malaria control.  He is also doing research in the field of environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including pesticides and industrial pollutants.  The EDC laboratory is focusing on bio-assays for estrogenic activity and water quality. The toxicology laboratory focuses on male reproductive health and function
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3743-1715
Telephone: +27 12 319 2192
Email: [email protected]
Office: Health Sciences Building: Deans Complex
Room no: R5-21

Name: KRUGER Taneshka, Dr
Qualifications: PhD
Position: Project Manager: University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC)
Portfolio:  
Division: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Research Interest: Dr Kruger's main research focus is on sustainable malaria control. She mainly focuses on malaria education and awareness creation, and health promotion. Main function within the UP ISMC: To coordinate all malaria research at UP, under the UP ISMC For more information on the UP ISMC go to www.malaria.up.ac.za
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3701-054X
Telephone: +27 12 319 2381
Email: [email protected]
Office: Health Sciences Building: Deans Complex
Room no: R4-15

Name: RÖLLIN Halina, Prof RÖLLIN Halina, Prof
Qualifications: MSc (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland); PhD (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Position: Senior Research Fellow
Portfolio:  
Division: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Research Interest: Professor Röllin is a NRF C2 rated scientist with main research focus on the toxicity of the persistent pollutants and health. She is involved in on-going multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research collaboration that evaluates exposures and effects of persistent toxic substances (PTS) on reproductive health and birth outcomes in populations of the northern and southern hemispheres. Her other research interests are climate change and nanoparticles.
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5247-6519
Telephone: +27 12 356 3261
Email: [email protected]
Office: HWS North Building,
Room no: 5-18.1

Name: WICHMANN Janine, Prof Prof Janine Wichmann
Qualifications: PhD(Environmental Health) (UP)
MSc(Environmental Ecology) (UP)
MSc(Med)(Chemical Pathology) (UCT)
BSc(Hons)(Chemistry) (UP)
BSc(Chemistry & Biochemistry) (UP)
 
Position: Professor
Portfolio: Coordinator: PhD
Division: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Research Interest: Prof Wichmann completed her PhD at the School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria in 2005. She gained research experience at the CSIR, Pretoria; University of Utrecht in the Netherlands; the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden; the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France; the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and the University of Gothenburg in Sweden during 1998 to 2012. She is currently employed as a Associate Professor at the University of Pretoria. Her research interests are air pollution and climate change epidemiology
ORCID ID:  
Telephone: +27 12 356 3259
Email: [email protected]
Office: HWS North Building,
Room no: 5-17

Name: ZUNGU Muzimkhulu, Prof Dr Muzimkhulu Zungu
Qualifications: MBChB (UCT), DOMH (UP),
MMed Comm Health (UP), FCPHM (SA
Position: Adjunct Professor
Portfolio: Coordinator:  DOMH and DipOH
Division: Environmental and Occupational Health
Research Interest: Prof Zungu is a  Public Health Medicine Specialist with interest in occupational health policy, systems and management as well as the provision of occupational health, especially HIV and TB interventions in South Africa.
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2028-9708
Telephone: +27 12 356 3281
Email: [email protected]
Office: HWS North Building,
Room no: 5-15
- Author Tiaan Eksteen
Published by Jan Kleinsmit

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