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Welcome to new staff member Kentse Mpolokeng

2 Jun 2016 - 13:00

Kentse Mpolokeng recently joined the Division of Clinical Anatomy and Biological Anthropology as an Assistant Lecturer in Anatomy through the nGAP programme. She was born and raised in the Free State. In 2008 she began her BSc degree at the University of the Free State, where her love of the discipline of anatomy began and continued to develop through her honours degree in 2012. In 2013, Kentse started her Master’s degree in Medical Sciences Anatomy and Cell Morphology at the University of the Free State on “the prevalence of anatomic variations in the intraorbital part of the ophthalmic artery and its branches within a cadaver population”. Before joining UCT, the Kentse was Senior Officer of Anatomy in the Department of Medical Biosciencesat of the University of Western Cape.

With her nGap position at UCT, Kentse aims to complete her Master’s thesis and to expand her research programme in anatomical sciences. Her main focus is in clinical anatomy and one specific interest for her is to assist with current problems in chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients, she aims to improve these methods through examining radiological methodology.

Welcome to Kentse in the Department of Human Biology.