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Megan Blacker


Position

Clinical Educator

Qualifications

BSC in Microbiology and Biochemistry (UCT)
Honours degree in Nutrition and Dietetics (UCT)

Brief work experience

Before joining UCT in October 2015, Megan has worked both in the UK and South Africa, with over 13 years of clinical experience.  Her specialist area in the UK was nephrology.  In South Africa, she has worked at Tygerberg, G. F. Jooste and Mitchells Plain District Hospitals.  Her dietetic practice areas covered Cardiology, general Paediatrics, surgery, general medicine and high care.  Megan established the dietetic department at the new Mitchells Plain District Hospital. 

Teaching focus

Clinical Nutrition: second year internship supervision (critical care, surgery, oncology and burns)

Contact details

Email: megan.blacker@uct.ac.za

Tel: 021 650 5319