Faculty and Staff
Associate Professor Delva Shamley, Associate Professor & Head of Division (PhD Wits). Physiotherapy, clinical reasoning, gross anatomy and histology, breast cancer, cancer morbidity.
Associate Professor Victoria Gibbon, Senior Lecturer (PhD Wits). Biological anthropology, skeletal biology, bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, molecular anthropology, dental anthropology, human variation and African prehistory.
Associate Professor Jacqui Friedling, Senior Lecturer (MSc & PhD UCT). Skeletal biology, forensic anthropology, life history studies (health, disease, diet and activity patterns in populations), human variation, adaptation and development, dental anthropology, growth patterns in children, and trauma patterns.Dr. Geney Gunston, Senior Lecturer (MBChB & MPhil Ed, UCT). Gross and clinical anatomy, medical and anatomical education.
Dr. Adhil Bhagwandin, Senior Lecturer (MSc & PhD wits). Neuroanatomy, neuroscience, sleep phenomenology, glymphatic system, vertebrate brain, comparative mammalian brains.
Ms. Kenste Mpolokeng, Lecturer (MSc; BSc & BMedSc Free State). Human variation, anatomical variation, ophthalmic artery.
Ms. Jeshika Luckrajh, Lecturer (BMedSc & MSc UKZN). Human neuroanatomy, vascular anatomy and anatomical variation.
Contract Academic Staff
Ms. Claire Lewis, Lecturer (BSc; BSc (Hons); & MSc(Med), Wits). Forensic science, anatomy, histology, embryology, anatomical dissection and education.
Professor Alan Morris, Professor Emeritus (PhD Wits). Skeletal Biology/Forensic Anthropology, Human Evolution, History of South African Science.
Professor Graham Louw, Professor Emeritus (MPhil UCT & DVSc Pretoria). Clinical, comparative and applied anatomy, embryology, human growth, skeletal analysis, and medical education.
Honorary Research Affiliates
Dr. Devin Finaughty (PhD UCT). Forensic taphonomy, forensic anthropology, forensic entomology, biological anthropology, human anatomy.
Dr. Kavita Lakha (PhD UCT). Forensic anthropology, bilogical anthroplogy, human anatomy.
Mary Patrick, (MSc Biological Anthropology UCT) Archaeology and Bioarchaeology.
Support and Administrative Staff
Shirees Benjamin, Laboratory Assistant, Maceration Unit & Dissection Laboratory Assistant
Michael Cassar, Chief Technical Officer, Maceration Unit and Body Donation Programme
Jacques Jacobs, Departmental Assistant, Maceration Unit & Dissection Laboratory Assistant
Megan Petersen, (MSc, UWC), Senior Scientific Officer, Plastination Unit Manager, Anatomy Practical Convenor
Caroline Powrie, Senior Technical Assistant (BA UCT), Anatomical Models and Skeletal Collection