Annual David Sanders Lecture

davidsThe series honours Emeritus Prof David Sanders' legacy as founder of the SOPH and recognises his considerable contributions to UWC and to the field of public health, both locally and internationally. This was also recently acknowledged by the University of cape Town who awarded David an honorary doctorate. Each year an eminent speaker is invited to engage scholars, practioners, policy makers and activists in contemporary challenges and opportunities for public health research, teaching and practice, brining scientific excellence and implications for political and social action to bear on their chosen issue. In so doing, they will continue the vigorous, socially engage, scholarly debate and practice that has characterized much of David's engagement. 


2013 Annual David Sanders Lecture - Prof Shula Marks

2013dslecturePicture: Emeritus Prof William Pick, Prof Uta Lehmann, Emeritus Prof Shula Marks, Emeritus Prof David Sanders, Prof Helen Schneider 

Shula Marks was born in Cape Town; she emigrated to the UK in 1960 and received her doctorate from the University of London in 1967. She has lectured and written widely on late-nineteenth and twentieth century South African history, including the history of health care in South Africa.

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