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UCT Research Report '11
Assistant Managers (Medical Physics):
G Maree PhD (UCT)
Brachytherapy and Radiation Dosimetry
T Kotze PhD (US)
Diagnostic Radiology teaching and Radiation Protection
C Trauernicht MSc (Med) in Medical Physics
Nuclear Medicine and Brachytherapy
Technical Staff
Chief Radiographer
K Botha Nat Dipl Radiography (Therapy), Dipl
Computer Science
Mould Room
Chief Radiographer
S Tovey Dipl. Radiation Technology, Nat Dipl
Radiography (Diagnostic and radiotherapy),
BTech (Radiography Radiotherapy)
Intern Radiation Technologist
MHendricksNatDiplRadiography (Diagnostic)
Mechanical Workshop
Chief Industrial Technician
C Thomson NTCII
RE Hiscock NIII
Senior Admin Clerk
O Kwayiba
Contact Details
Division of Medical Physics, Groote Schuur Hospital/
University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925 Cape Town
Telephone: +27 21 404-6240
Fax: +27 21 404-6269
Division of Nuclear Medicine
Head of Division: Dr Tessa Kotze
Divisional Profile
Nuclear medicine currently provides a wide spectrum of
diagnostic procedures, in-vivo studies and therapy; all
pertaining to the use of unsealed sources of radioactivity.
Procedures cover the central nervous system, respiratory,
cardiac, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, endocrine, lymphatic
and skeletal systems. There is access to both SPECT and PET/
CT. All procedures are integrated into service provision, training
and research. In the department is also an osteodensitometer.
Divisional Statistics
Permanent and long-term contract staff
Joint staff (UCT/PGWC)
Senior Consultant
Full time 1
Junior Consultant
Full time 2
Senior Consultant
Part time 1
Research fields and staff
Specialist Staff
Dr Tessa Kotze
Therapy; PET
Dr Rachelle Steyn
Dr Masha Maharaj
HIV and Infection
Prof Mike Mann
Paediatric Nuclear Medicine
Undergraduate Staff
Supernumerary Registrar
Dr Busuyi Babalola
Contact Details
Division of Nuclear Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and
University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925 Cape Town.
Telephone: +27 21 404-6747
Fax: +27 21 404-3402