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EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Umesh Lalloo President: Prof. Umesh Lalloo

Professor and Chief Specialist, Head of Respiratory & Critical Unit & Adult HIV Programmes, School of Clinical Medicine, Nelson R Mandela Medical School, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
   
Keertan Dheda Vice-President: Prof. K Dheda

Keertan Dheda is Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Director of the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and Head of the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Cape Town.
   
Michelle Wong Secretary: Prof. Michelle Wong

Principal Specialist and Head: Respiratory Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand.
   
Coenraad Koegelenberg Treasurer: Prof. Coenraad Koegelenberg

Senior Specialist: Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital.

Part-time private practice: Kuils River Private Hospital.
   
S Abdool-Gaffar Past President: Dr. Sabs Abdool-Gaffar

Pulmonologist in private practice, Kingsway Hospital, Amanzimtoti.
   
D Maree Technology: Mr. D Maree

Clinical Technologist: Tygerberg Hospital and the University of Stellenbosch.
   
A Vanker Paediatric Pulmonology: A Vanker

Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, University of Cape Town

   
K Killian Private Practice: Dr. C Smith

   
I Schewitz Thoracic Surgery: Dr. I Schewitz

   
Keertan Dheda SARJ Editor: Prof. Keertan Dheda

Professor, Head, MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond): Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and South African Research Chair in Poverty-related Lung Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Consultant General Physician and Pulmonologist, Groote Schuur and UCT Private Academic Hospital, Cape Town.
   
R van Zyl-Smit Scholarship Selection Committee: Dr. R van Zyl-Smit

Head Lung Clinical Research Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Dvision of Pulmonology and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
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Keertan Dheda Credentials Committee: Prof. Keertan Dheda

Professor, Head, MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond): Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and South African Research Chair in Poverty-related Lung Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Consultant General Physician and Pulmonologist, Groote Schuur and UCT Private Academic Hospital, Cape Town.
   
S Abdool-Gaffar CME Committee: Dr. Sabs Abdool-Gaffar

Pulmonologist in private practice, Kingsway Hospital, Amanzimtoti.
   
S Naidoo NAEP Representative: Dr. S Naidoo

   
Alan Peter Wits University Representative: Dr. Alan Peter

Principal Specialist and Pulmonologist, Respiratory Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand.
   
E Irusen Stellenbosch University Representative: Prof. E Irusen

Head: Pulmonology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital. He is the immediate past-president of the SA Thoracic Society and the SA representative on GOLD and the ERS. His research interests are in epidemiology and clinical and molecular aspects of respiratory medicine, particularly asthma and COPD.
   
Refiloe Masekela University of Kwazulu-Natal Representative:  Prof. Refiloe Masekela

Paediatric Pulmonologist, University of Pretoria. 
   
SD Maasdorp University of Free State Representative: Dr. AE Kappos

Heading the Paediatric Pulmonology Division at the University of the Free State
   
S Naidoo University of Pretoria Representative: Dr. A Jeevarathnum
   
Akhtar Goolam Mahomed Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University(SMU): Dr. Akhtar Goolam Mahomed

Pulmonologist in private practice, Louis Pasteur Private Hospital and Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, Pretoria.

Part-time consultant, Dept of Internal Medicine and Pulmonology, George Mukhari Hospital and University of Limpopo. 
   
S Risenga University of Limpopo: Dr. S Risenga
   
Patrick  Oluboyo Walter Sisulu University Representative: Prof. Patrick Oluboyo

Professor and Head: Pulmonology, Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Walter Sisulu University of Science and Technology, Mthatha.
   
G Calligaro University of Cape Town Representative: Dr. G Calligaro
   
Elected Members
C Verwey Dr. C Verwey

Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Department of Paediatrics, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand.

   
G Calligaro Dr. G Alexander

   
C Verwey Dr. Brian Allwood

Consultant Pulmonologist, Stellenbosch University & Tygerberg Academic Hospital
   
EXECUTIVE MEMBERS:
Umesh Lalloo President: Prof. Umesh Lalloo

Professor and Chief Specialist, Head of Respiratory & Critical Unit & Adult HIV Programmes, School of Clinical Medicine, Nelson R Mandela Medical School, University of KwaZulu-Natal. 
   
Keertan Dheda Vice-President: Prof. K Dheda

Keertan Dheda is Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Director of the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and Head of the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Cape Town.
   
Michelle Wong Secretary: Prof. Michelle Wong

Principal Specialist and Head: Respiratory Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand.
   
Coenraad Koegelenberg Treasurer: Prof. Coenraad Koegelenberg

Senior Specialist: Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital.

Part-time private practice: Kuils River Private Hospital.
   
S Abdool-Gaffar Past President: Dr. Sabs Abdool-Gaffar

Pulmonologist in private practice, Kingsway Hospital, Amanzimtoti.