Professor Marjanne Senekal
Prof Marjanne Senekal
Interim Head of Division
BSc Dietetics and Physiology cum laude (University of Stellenbosch) 1977
BSc Hons Dietetics cum laude (University of Stellenbosch) 1978
Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Dietetics (University of Pretoria) 1979
Masters in Nutrition cum laude (University of Stellenbosch) 1988
PhD (Dietetics) (University of Stellenbosch) 1994
Registration/Membership of Societies
Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
Elected member of the professional Board for Dietetics
International Society for Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
Brief work history
Marjanne is currently Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. She has been working in the field of nutrition teaching and research for the past 27 years, including positions at the Universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch as well as at the Medical research council.
Dietary methodology, development and validation of nutrition screening questionnaires, nutrition intervention focused on weight management within the context of nutrition genomics.
Membership of committees
Marjanne has served on multiple committees, including those relating to research, tertiary education, the dietetic profession, and scientific/nutrition societies – both national and international.
Tel: (021) 406 6784