Head of Department
Sihaam Jardien-Baboo
Dr Sihaam Jardien-Baboo
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: J Block, 214 C/ 502 01 18
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4338
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Sihaam.Jardien-Baboo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), MA (Sociology) BA Hons (Psychology), Dip (Nursing Education), BCur
Expertise: General Nursing Science
Responsibilities: Managing Learning and Teaching Portfolio, Research supervision, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules, Chairperson of Student Associated Matters Committee, assisting with aspects of Curriculum development, community engagement with Nursing Colleges.

Academic Staff
Joanne
Prof Joanne Naidoo
Position: Director: Health Sciences Research
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

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

Ms Nadine Rall
Dr Nadine Rall
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206 J
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2959
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Nadine.Rall@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), M Cur (Advanced Midwifery), B Cur, Dip (Nursing Education)
Expertise: Midwifery
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Teaching Advanced Midwifery, and undergraduate Midwifery

Lourett  Smith
Dr Lourett Smith
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206k
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 1288
Fax: 27 41 504 2122
Email: Lourett.Smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), M Cur (Advanced Psychiatric Nursing), B Cur, Dip (General) (Psychiatry) (Community Health) (Midwifery)
Expertise: Psychiatric Nursing
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Teaching Advanced Psychiatric Nursing

Nolundir
Dr Nolundi Radana
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206D
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 2963
Email: Nolundi.Radana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Doctoral Degree in Nursing (Mental Health); Masters in Nursing (Mental Health),B.Cur. (Nursing Education and Nursing Administration); Diploma in Nursing (General,Community, Psychiatry and Midwifery)
Expertise: Mental Health Nursing, Management, Research, Curriculum Development, Innovative Teaching
Responsibilities: Lecturing, Mentoring, Research Supervision

Mrs Anneki du Plessis
Ms Anneki du Plessis
Position: Clinical Lecturer: Psychiatric Nursing Science / Academic Administrator
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 214C
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4338
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Anneki.duPlessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing) (c), M Cur, B Cur Hons, Dip (Child Psychiatry), Dip (Nursing Education) Dip (General) (Psychiatry) (Community Health) (Midwifery)
Expertise: Psychiatric Nursing
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Teaching undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing, Academic administration

Mrs Karin Gerber
Ms Karin Gerber
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0206F
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2961
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Karin.Gerber@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing) (c), M Cur, B Cur, Dip (Nursing Education) Cert (Burn care) (ABA), Cert (Frontline management)
Expertise: General Nursing Science, Wound care.
Responsibilities: Teaching: General nursing science, Nursing admin and Nursing education, Research supervison, student administration

Candice Bowers
Ms Candice Bowers
Position:  Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206E
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2962
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Candice.Bowers@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing) (c), M Cur (General Nursing Science), B Cur, Dip (Nursing Education)
Expertise: Critical Care Nursing Science
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Coordinating Advanced General Nursing Programme

Ahduplessis
Dr. Allison Du Plessis
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 214E
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 2965
Fax: 041 5042616
Email: Allison.DuPlessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), M Cur (Advanced Midwifery), BSc (Nursing), Dip (Nursing Education) Dip (Advanced Health Management Program), Cert (Project Management)
Expertise: Midwifery, Primary Health Care, Health Management
Responsibilities: Research Supervision, Teaching Midwifery under- and postgraduates

Mercia Virginia Kramer
Ms Mercia Kramer
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206G
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3927
Fax: 041 504 2616
Email: Mercia.Kramer@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Master of nursing in Advanced Primary Health Care), B Cur (Education and Administration), B Cur
Expertise: Primary Health Care, Nursing Management
Responsibilities: Teaching Primary Health Care under- and postgraduate students. Accompaniment – Primary Health Care practica

Bernardene  Lucreshia Adams
Ms Bernardene Adams
Position: Associate lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0102B
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 5041084
Fax: 041 5042616
Email: Bernardene.Adams@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M Cur (Advanced General Nursing Science), Dip (Management), Dip (Nursing Education)
Expertise: Critical Care Nursing, General Nursing Science
Responsibilities: Co-supervising research students, Teaching undergraduate General Nursing Science, Accompaniment- Midwifery practica

Nomandla Mrwetyana
Ms Nomandla Mrwetyana
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 206D
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3047
Fax: 041042616
Email: Nomandla.Mrwetyana@mandela.ac.za

JdeVega
Ms Jaunita De Vega
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: J214D
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 5043916
Fax: 041 5042616
Email: Jaunita.DeVega@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M (Nursing) (c), B Cur, Dip (Nursing Education)
Expertise: Nursing Science
Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate General Nursing Science, Accompaniment – General Nursing practica

Ms Ayanda Mlatsha
Ms Ayanda Mlatsha
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0214D
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043916
Fax: 0415043616
Email: Ayanda.Mlatsha@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M (Nursing) (c), B Cur, Dip (Nursing Education)
Expertise: Community nursing and Psychiatric nursing
Responsibilities: Research Co-supervision, Teaching undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing and Ethics

Zelda Roets
Ms Zelda Roets
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0102B
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2617
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Zelda.Roets@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M (Nursing) (c), B Cur
Expertise: General Nursing Science and Simulation
Responsibilities: Simulation coordinator, Curriculum Development

Research Associates
Prof Johanita Strumpher
Prof Johanita Strumpher
Position: Emeritus Professor
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 102A North Campus
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2122
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Nita.Strumpher@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Cur, M Cur, B Cur Hons, B Cur I et A, B Cur
Expertise: Psychiatric Nursing, Nursing Research, Community Nursing
Responsibilities: Research Supervision

Esmeralda Ricks
Prof Esmeralda Ricks
Position: Emeritus Professor
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: 1110 Juliet Building
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3104
Email: Esmeralda.Ricks@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Cur, M Cur, B Cur Hons, B Cur I et A, Dip (Nursing Administration), Dip (Community Health Nursing), Dip (Midwifery), Dip (General Nursing)
Responsibilities: Research Supervision and Interprofessional Education

Dr Suzette du Rand
Dr Suzette du Rand
Position: Snr Academic Advisor
Department: Nursing Science
Room: Room 206F, Second Floor, R Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2122
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Suzette.duRand@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), M (Public Health), BA Hons (Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, Community Health Nursing), BA (Nursing), Dip (General Nursing), Dip (Midwifery), Cert (Ophthalmic Nursing)
Expertise: Nursing Education, Curriculum Development, Interprofessional Education, Nursing Administration, Community/Public Health, Ophthalmic Nursing
Responsibilities: Curriculum Development and preparation for accreditation, Research Supervision

Administrative Staff
Candice Demi Campbell (nee Williams)
Ms Candice Campbell
Position: Departmental Secretary
Department: Nursing Science
Room: R202
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3087
Fax: 041 504 2616
Email: Candice.Campbell@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA Hons (Psychology), BA (Psychology)

Ms Sichumile Koyo
Ms Sichumile Koyo
Position: Clinical Administrator
Department: Nursing Science
Room: R203
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415044300
Fax: 0415042616
Email: Sichumile.Koyo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA, PG Dip (Maritime Studies), BA (Psychology)
Expertise: Liaison with professional bodies
Responsibilities: SANC Liaison, Student Administration

Simulation Laboratory Staff
Ms Esme Smith
Ms Esme Smith
Position: Resources and Clinical Laboratory Co-ordinator
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0101
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4253
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Esme.Smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Adv Dip (Nursing Administration) (Community Health Nursing), Dip (General Nursing), Dip (Midwifery), Dip (Psychiatric Nursing), Cert (Human Genetics), Cert (Reflexology and Meridian Therapy)
Expertise: Clinical laboratory management, General Nursing Science, Nursing Administration, Community Health Nursing
Responsibilities: Resources and clinical laborattory co-ordinator

Ms Candice du Plessis
Ms Candice du Plessis
Position: Clinical Laboratory Co-ordinator
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0101
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4253
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
Email: Candice.duPlessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: National Certificate
Responsibilities: Simulation Laboratory Support, Moulage Technicion, Resources Controller