Webinar: Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 7:00 PM

PCT Informing Antimicrobial Stewardship

Join Medical Chronicle for a free, one-hour, CPD-accredited webinar on PCT Informing Antimicrobial Stewardship? The webinar is sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific and will be presented by Prof Fathima Paruk.

Presented by
Claire Rush

Claire Rush

  • Editor: Medical Chronicle
Prof Fathima Paruk

Prof Fathima Paruk

Key appointments
  1. Critical Care Society of Southern Africa
    • President (current)
    • Council Member (2009-current)
  2. University of Witwatersrand, Human Research Ethics Committee (2011-current))
  3. University of Pretoria Human Research Ethics Committee (2016-2018)
  4. Discovery Foundation Awards Screening Committee (2017-2021)
  5. CMSA – Chair: Committee for Critical Care (2021-current)
  6. Provincial Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee(2021-current)
  7. University of Pretoria Finance Committee (1 term)
  8. University of Pretoria: SOM Readmission Committee
  9. University of Pretoria: SOM Postgraduate Program Committee
  10. SBAH: Chair of SBAH Audit Committee
  11. SBAH: Chair of Critical Care Committee
  12. SBAH: Palliation Committee
  13. Co-Chair: Africa Telehealth Collaboration (Current).
Ministerial appointments
  1. HPCSA Medical and Dental Board (2016-2025)
    • EXCO of MDB (2nd term, current)
    • Chairperson of the Chairs of
  2. Preliminary Enquiry Committee (2nd term, current)
    • Chair: Preliminary Enquiry committee 2
  3. Postgraduate Education and Training (Committee (2016-2018)
  4. National Health and Research Committee (2010-2015)
  5. National Committee for Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (10 years/2 terms).
  • First obstetric intensivist in SA
  • International Scientific Chair, World Federation Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) Congress 2013
  • International Scientific Advisory Committee member: WFSICCM 2015 (Seoul)
  • Trained 15 critical care subspecialists
  • International lectures >30 (Includes Plenary invitations), National lectures >220 PhDs,MMeD, MMSc: 15 graduates
  • First publication (SAMJ)as an undergraduate (medical student)
  • Intercontinental Tele-ICU Collaboration (Charite University and RKI).
Multiple research related awards including:
  • Young investigator Award(Canada)
  • MRC Research Fellowship
  • Faculty Research Day Award
  • Best oral paper awards
Key opinion Leader (Critical Care)
  • Speaker bureaux of multiple (more than 15) local and international pharmaceutical organisations.
Over 100 publications: 70 in peer-reviewed journals/texts.

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