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Memorial: Professor Tania Douglas

When: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Public

Contact: Kristen Weber  

Group: Institute for Global Health

Category: Other


On Wednesday, 7th of April, please join us for a live broadcast of the memorial for Professor Tania Douglas, as we celebrate her achievements and life.

Tania S. Douglas was a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering and Innovation as well as Director of the Medical Imaging Research Unit in the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. She conducted research concerning medical innovation, image analysis, and the development of technologies to improve medical device innovation in South Africa. She was also the founding Editor-in-Chief of Global Health Innovation, a journal which disseminates research results about health innovation in developing settings.



Associate Professor Lionel Green-Thompson (Dean, FHS)


Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng (Vice-Chancellor, UCT)

Professor Kit Vaughan (Mentor and friend)

Associate Professor Denver Hendricks (FHS and friend)

Professor Ernesta Meintjes (HUB and friend)

Associate Professor Tinashe Mutsvangwa (Mentee)

Dr. Trevor Volkwyn (Family)

Hosted by

Associate Professor Lionel Green-Thompson (Dean, FHS)

Professor Sharon Prince (HOD, Human Biology (HUB))


Please use this link to join via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 973 340 2835
Passcode: 954153

Issued by the Communication and Marketing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town


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