New Fellows (2017)

Prof Petra Bester

Category: Nursing Research

Area: Transdisciplinary Health Promotion

Location: North-West University

E-mail: petrabesterpostgrad@gmail.com

As Research Director of the Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research, Prof Bester’s current efforts are to build out health promotion within the context of transdisciplinary health research.


Ms Ruth Davidge

Category: Nursing Practice

Area: Neonatal Nursing

Location: Kwa-Zulu Natal Department of Health

E-mail: rdavidge@gmail.com

Through her national and international research publications and presentations Ms Davidge ensured that Neonatal Nursing on South Africa is practiced on international standards


Dr Antionette du Preez

Category: Nursing Practice

Area: Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science

Location: North-West University

E-mail: Antoinette.dupreez@nwu.ac.za

Dr Antoinette du Preez has established herself as leader in Midwifery practice, education and research.


Mr Theo Ligthelm

Category: Nursing Practice

Area: Emergency Nursing

Location: Private Consultant

E-mail: theolig@absamail.co.za

Mr Theo Ligthelm has been extensively involved in a variety of ways with Emergency and Trauma Nursing and is an international expert in the field of Combat Nursing.


Dr Mamakwa Mataboge

Category: Nursing Education

Area: Community Health Nursing

Location: University of Pretoria

E-mail: sanah.mataboge@up.ac.za

Dr Mataboge has contributed to the field of Community Health Care in South Africa through extensive research and publications and though direct involvement in community upliftment.


Prof Marlene Viljoen

Category: Nursing Education

Area: Intensive care & Community Health Nursing

Location: Retired

E-mail: marleneviljoen45@gmail.com

Prof Marlene Viljoen made numerous contributions to the development of nursing education nationally and internationally since 1970, relating to basic and post-basic Specialist Nursing.