Dr Jenny Edge

SUN

President

Jenny Edge is currently the head of the Breast and Endocrine Unit at Stellenbosch University. She worked in private practice for 18 years before returning to a full-time academic role in 2018. She is the founder and director of the breast course for nurses.

Prof Odisang Daniel Montwedi

UP

Immediate Past-President

Prof Montwedi Surgeon at the University of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. He is the Head of the Department of Surgery at Kalafong Hospital.

Dr John Devar

WITS

Secretary

I am a Hepatobiliary Surgeon working at Chris Hani Baragwanath, Wits Donald Gordon Medi-clinic and a lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand. I have an interest in translational research and in particular multi-omic studies in Gallbladder cancer and pancreatic carcinoma. I am honored to be a member of this society and even more humbled to be the secretary general. I hope to serve this society by making it accessible to as many members as possible and supporting registrar and subspecialist research activity.

Dr Tanya Augustine

WITS

Treasurer

Tanya is a Senior Lecturer (BSc, BSc.Hons, MSc, PhD) at the School of Anatomical Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Her research focus is primarily in tumour biology, with a focus on cell biology and experimental systems. Tanya is actively mentoring multiple young researchers and hopes to encourage further engagement in surgical research

Dr Emmanuel Nweke

WITS

Website/Communications

Dr Emmanuel Ekene Nweke is a Scientist and Research Coordinator at the Department of Surgery, University of Witwatersrand.

Members

Prof. Pradeep Navsaria

UCT

Dr Ines Buccimazza

UKZN

Prof E Jonas

UCT

Heads of Departments

Prof Zachariah Koto

SMU

Prof Lydia Cairncross

UKZN

Prof Elmin Steyn

SUN

Dr Nicholas Pearce

UFS

Prof Thanyani Mulaudzi

UP

Prof Bhagwan Singh

UKZN

Prof Stephen Molaoa

WSU

Prof Martin Smith

WITS

Prof Sebastian van As

UL

Prof Steve Malaoa

WSU

Dr E Honiball

E. Cape (not accredited yet)

SRS Past Presidents

Prof DJ Du Plessis

1972 - 1974

Prof JA (Bert) Myburgh

1975 - 1976

Prof Jan H Louw

1977 - 1978

Prof LW Backer

1979 -1980

Prof RC (Carlie) Franz

1981 - 1983

Prof Cedric G Bremner

1983 - 1984

Prof IB Angorn

1985 - 1986

Prof John Terblanche

1987 - 1988

Prof Hugh H Lawson

1989 - 1990

Prof CJC Nel

1991 - 1992

Prof Carel J Mieny

1993 - 1995

Prof Philip C Bornman

1996 - 1997

Prof CJC Nel

1991 - 1992

Prof Carel J Mieny

1993 - 1995

Prof Philip C Bornman

1996 - 1997

Prof Arif A Haffejee

1998 - 1999

Prof John V Robbs

2000 - 2001

Prof Del Khan

2002 - 2003

Prof Barry Jacobson

2004 - 2005

Prof Sandie R Thomson

2006 - 2007

Prof Eugenio Panieri

2008 - 2009

Dr Ines Buccimazza

2010 -2011

Prof Jan H Becker

2012 - 2013

Dr Damian Clarke

2014 - 2015

Prof Pradeep Navsaria

2016 - 2017

Dr Esme Le Grange

2017 - 2018

Prof Dan Montwedi

2018-2019