New Fellows (2015)

Ms Penelope Bellad-Ellis

Ms Penny Bellad-EllisCategory: Educator

Area: Nursing Education

Location: Curriculum Development – Consultant

E-mail: pennyb@mtnloaded.co.za

Ms Penny Bellad-Ellis is a retired nurse educator who has served as a leader of nursing education for more than 30 years.


Mrs Joy Cleghorn

Mrs Joy CleghornCategory: Clinician

Area: Infection Control

Location: Life Healthcare

E-mail: joy.cleghorn@lifehealthcare.co.za

At a time when the field of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) was barely recognised in South Africa


Dr Isabel Coetzee

Dr Isabel CoetzeeCategory: Scholar

Area: Critical Care Nursing

Location: University of Pretoria

E-mail: isabel.coetzee@up.ac.za

Dr Isabel Coetzee is known for her contributions to the development of Critical Care for the past 19 years.


Dr Suzette du Rand

Dr Suzette du RandCategory: Educator

Area: Nursing Education

Location: NMMU

E-mail: suzette.duRand@nmmu.ac.za

Dr Suzette du Rand is a strong advocate for nursing education, and the quality of nursing education in South Africa in particular.


Prof Sarie Human

Prof Sarie HumanCategory: Scholar

Area: Community Health Nursing

Location: UNISA

E-mail: humansp@unisa.ac.za

Prof Sarie Human fully endorses the vision and mission of the ANSA. She shows leadership in both Nursing Education


Prof Karien Jooste

Prof Karien JoosteCategory: Scholar

Area: Leadership

Location: University of the Western Cape

E-mail: kjooste@uwc.ac.za

Prof Karien Jooste has 35 years’ experience in nursing education at university level. She has authored and co-authored


Ms Fatima Khan

Ms Fatima KhanCategory: Leaders & Managers

Area: Private Sector

Location: Life Healthcare

E-mail: fatima.khan@Lifehealthcare.co.za

Ms Fatima Khan received the Life Healthcare Nursing Practice Leadership award in 2010 for exceptional leadership skills


Dr Una Kyriacos

Dr Una KyriacosCategory: Scholar

Area: Ophthalmic Nursing

Location: University of Cape Town

E-mail: kyriacos@uct.ac.za

Dr Una Kyriacos has, since 1986, fulfilled numerous positions at the University of Cape Town’s Division of Nursing and Midwifery


Prof Jeanette Maritz

Prof Jeanette MaritzCategory: Scholar

Area: Mental Health Nursing

Location: UNISA

E-mail: maritje@unisa.ac.za

Prof Jeanette Maritz’s research focus has remained within the development of nurses, especially novice nurse researchers,


Mrs Karen Michell

Mrs Karen MichellCategory: Clinician

Area: Occupational Health Nursing

Location: Consultant

E-mail: karen@cosafety.co.za

Mrs Karen Michell is passionate about occupational health nursing practise as a specialization, specifically education.


Mrs Elmarie Radov

Mrs Elmarie RadovCategory: Clinician

Area: Nephrology Nursing

Location: National Renal Care (NRC)

E-mail: elmarie.radov@nrc.co.za

Mrs Elmarie Radov is passionate about transferring skills and knowledge in the field of nephrology. She is a registered nurse


Dr Shelley Schmollgruber

Dr Shelley SchmollgruberCategory: Scholar

Area: Critical Care Nursing

Location: University of the Witwatersrand

E-mail: shelley.schmollgruber@wits.ac.za

Dr Shelley Schmollgruber is an accomplished lecturer, dedicated to teaching intensive and critical care nursing.


Prof Nokuthula Sibiya

Prof Nokuthula SibiyaCategory: Scholar

Area: Primary Health Care Nursing

Location: Durban University of Technology

E-mail: nokuthulas@dut.ac.za

Prof Nokuthula Sibiya’s doctoral study lead to the development of a model for the integration of Primary Health Care (PHC) services,


Prof Ethelwynn Stellenberg

Prof Ethelwynn StellenbergCategory: Scholar

Area: Community Nursing Science

Location: Stellenbosch University

E-mail: elstel@sun.ac.za

Prof Ethelwynn Stellenberg has made significant contributions to nursing, both locally and nationally.


Prof Leana Uys

Prof Leana UysCategory: Educator

Area: Educational System Development

Location: Posthumous recognition

E-mail:

Prof Leana Uys was Professor of Nursing and Head of the School of Nursing at the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) for 15 years (1986–2001).


Prof Anita van der Merwe

Prof Anita van der MerweCategory: Scholar

Area: Management

Location: Stellenbosch University

E-mail: asvandermerwe@sun.ac.za

Prof Anita van der Merwe’s deeper background in philosophy, qualitative research, education and leadership was applied in a number of senior positions and activities.


Prof Neltjie van Wyk

Prof Neltjie van WykCategory: Scholar

Area: Community Nursing Science

Location: University of Pretoria

E-mail: neltjie.vanwyk@up.ac.za

Since Prof Neltjie van Wyk’s appointment as university lecturer in 1982, she has been leading her students in scholarship development.


Mrs Anne Williamson

Mrs Anne WilliamsonCategory: Leaders & Managers

Area: Private Sector

Location: Life Healthcare

E-mail: anne.williamson@lifehealthcare.co.za

Mrs Anne Williamson was Deputy Nurse Manager at Life Entabeni Hospital in 1998. She was then appointed as Nurse Manager at Life Entabeni Hospital.