Editorial Team

Editor-in-chief

  1. Prof K Dheda, MB BCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond). Head Department the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Director, Lung Infection and Immunity Unit: University of Cape Town Lung Institute., South Africa

Deputy Editor

  1. Prof C Koegelenberg, MB ChB, MMed (Int), FCP (SA), MRCP (UK), Cert Pulm (SA), PhD. Senior Specialist: Pulmonology & General Medicine, University of Stellenbosch & Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa

Section Editor: Breath-taking News

  1. Prof E M Irusen, MB ChB, FCP(SA), PhD. Head: Division of Pulmonology Department of Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences University of Stellenbosch & Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa

President SA Thoracic Society

  1. Prof K Dheda, MB BCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond). Head Department the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Director, Lung Infection and Immunity Unit: University of Cape Town Lung Institute., South Africa

Board members

  1. Dr B Allwood, MBBCH (Wits) DCH (SA) DA (SA) FCP(SA) MPH (UCT) CERT PULM (SA) PHD (UCT). Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Stellenbosch University/Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa
  2. Prof M Mer, MBBCh Dip PEC (SA) FCP (SA) Pulmonology subspecialty Cert Critical Care (SA) M Med (Int Med) FRCP (London) FCCP (USA) PhD. Department of Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonology and Critical Care, at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  3. Prof Goolam Mohamed, MB BCh, FCCP(SA), FCCP. Specialist Physician/Pulmonologist, South Africa
  4. Assoc Prof P Jeena, MB ChB, FCP (Paeds), Certificate Pulmonology (Paeds). Head: Paediatric Pulmonology and Critical Care, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  5. Prof G Ainslie, MB ChB (UCT), FRCP (Lon). Emeritus Professor of Respiratory Medicine University of Cape Town, South Africa
  6. Prof C Koegelenberg, MB ChB, MMed (Int), FCP (SA), MRCP (UK), Cert Pulm (SA), PhD. Senior Specialist: Pulmonology & General Medicine, University of Stellenbosch & Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa
  7. Prof H Zar, MB BCh, FCP, PhD. Director of the School of Child and Adolescent Health; Director of the Division of Paediatric Pulmonology at Red Cross Childrens Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  8. Prof M Wong, MB BCh, DCH(SA), FCP(SA). Head of the Division of Pulmonology, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  9. Prof R van Zyl Smit, MB ChB, MRCP(UK), Dip HIV(Man), MMED, FCP, Cert Pulm (SA), PhD, ATSF. Division of Pulmonology and Department of Medicine; University of Cape Town Head Lung Clinical Research Unit University of Cape Town Lung Institute, South Africa
  10. Prof G Richards, MB BCh FCP(SA) PhD(MED). Director Critical Care, Johannesburg Hospital; Associate Professor Department of Medicine University of the Witswatersrand, South Africa
  11. Dr R Raine, MB ChB, MMed, FCP. Respiratory Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
  12. Dr J O'Brien, MMed, FCP, FCCP. Specialist Pulmonologist & Chief Medical Officer Gen Re Life/Health Research, South Africa
  13. Prof K Nyamande, MB ChB, FCP, Certificate Pulmonology (Phys), PhD. Head of Department: Pulmonology, School of Clinical Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa
  14. Prof R Masekela, MB BCh, MMed (Paeds)Pret, Dipl Allerg (SA), PhD, FCCP. Adjunct Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa
  15. Prof A Linegar, MB ChB, FCS, SA (Cardiothoracic), PhD. Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  16. Prof U Lalloo, MB ChB, MD, FCP, DOH, FCCP, FRCP. Gateway Private Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  17. Prof M Jeebhay, MB ChB, PhD. Head of Department & Director, Health Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  18. Prof E M Irusen, MB ChB, FCP(SA), PhD. Head: Division of Pulmonology Department of Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences University of Stellenbosch & Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa
  19. Prof R Green, MB BCh DCH FCP(SA) DTM&H MMed FCCP PhD Dip Allerg. Department of Paediatrics & Child Health School of Medicine, University of Pretoria
  20. Prof E Bateman, MB ChB, MD, FRCP, DCH. Professor of Respiratory Medicine: University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town Lung Institute, South Africa
  21. Prof K Dheda, MB BCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond). Head Department the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Director, Lung Infection and Immunity Unit: University of Cape Town Lung Institute., South Africa

International Board members

  1. Prof A Cattamanchi, MD, MAS (Clinical Res). MU-UCSF Research Collaboration; Adjunct Professor UCSF School of Medicine, United States
  2. Prof H Mpairwe, MBChB (MUK), MSc Epidemiology (LSHTM), PhD (LSHTM) Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
  3. Dr S Kwarteng Owusu, MBChB, FWACP, FGCPS, Cert Paediatric Pulmonology (CMSA), MPhil Paediatric Pulmonology (UCT). Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Department of Child Health Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital/ School of Medicine and Dentistry-Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi Ghana.
  4. Dr A Katamba, MB ChB, DCH, MS, PhD. Department of Internal Medicine, Makerere University Lung Institute, Uganda, Uganda
  5. Prof P J Barnes, FRCP, FCCP, FMedSci. Margaret Turner-Warwick Professor of Medicine, Airway Disease Section, National Heart & Lung Institute, United Kingdom
  6. Prof B Kirenga, MB ChB, MMed, PhD. Senior Lecturer (Pulmonology) and founding Director of the Makerere University Lung Institute, Uganda., Uganda
  7. Prof Wing Wai Yew, MBBS, FRCP. Honorary Professor, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  8. Prof SK  Sharma, MD, PhD. Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Head, Department of Medicine All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  9. Prof GB Migliori, MD, FRCP (London). Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for TB and Lung Diseases Fondazione S. Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy, Italy
  10. Prof Fan Chung, MD, DSc, FRCP. Professor of Respiratory Medicine; Head of Experimental Studies at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  11. Prof M J Chakaya, MBChB (Nairobi University), MMeD (Nairobi University) , DThM (University of London). Global Lung Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine; School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Therapeutics and Dermatology, Kenyatta University.