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Guiding Medicine to Infinity and Beyond

Guiding Medicine to Infinity and Beyond

Prof Adam

Professor Jamila K Adam, the Head of Biomedical and Clinical Technology at the University, will have her inaugural lecture: Guiding medicine to infinity and beyond on Wednesday, 19 August 2015, at the DUT Hotel School Conference Centre, Ritson Campus.

Guiding Medicine to Infinity and Beyond will uncover strides made by Adam in the field of Clinical Technology to further advance the evolution of medicine in the 21st century.

Prof Adam, a 16 time research award winner, worked with the University of KwaZulu-Natal before joining the former ML Sultan (now DUT) in 1984. At DUT, Prof Adam has taught a variety of subjects in a number of programmes. Her awards include Top Women Researcher, Top University Publisher of the Year and Faculty Researcher of the Year awards. Her most recent awards are International Fellowship Award and Fellowship of the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (FABAP).

Prof Adam has supervised research projects of more than 340 Bachelor of Technology students and 45 postgraduate students from various institutions around South Africa. She is currently an external examiner for postgraduate students both nationally and internationally. She also serves as the Vice-Chairperman of the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

 The details of the event are as follows:

 Date:   Wednesday, 19 August 2015

 Time:    17h30 for 18h00

 Venue:   DUT Hotel School Conference Centre, Ritson Campus.

 Enquiries:  Zama Hlengwa: or (031) 373 2110


RSVP:  Members of the media wishing to attend the event must contact Noxolo Memela, DUT Media Officer by emailing by no later than Monday, 10 August 2015.


– Noxolo Memela

Pictured: Professor Jamila K Adam

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