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. Prof Goolam Mohamed, MB BCh, FCCP(SA), FCCP. Specialist Physician/Pulmonologist, South Africa
  2. Assoc Prof P Jeena, MB ChB, FCP (Paeds), Certificate Pulmonology (Paeds). Head: Paediatric Pulmonology and Critical Care, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  3. Prof G Ainslie, MB ChB (UCT), FRCP (Lon). Emeritus Professor of Respiratory Medicine University of Cape Town, South Africa
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Dr R Raine, MB ChB, MMed, FCP. Respiratory Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
  10. Dr J O'Brien, MMed, FCP, FCCP. Specialist Pulmonologist & Chief Medical Officer Gen Re Life/Health Research, South Africa
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Prof A Linegar, MB ChB, FCS, SA (Cardiothoracic), PhD. Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  14. Prof U Lalloo, MB ChB, MD, FCP, DOH, FCCP, FRCP. Gateway Private Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  15. Prof M Jeebhay, MB ChB, PhD. Head of Department & Director, Health Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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 Fan Chung, MD, DSc, FRCP. Professor of Respiratory Medicine; Head of Experimental Studies at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  3. 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
  4. Prof SK  Sharma, MD, PhD. Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Head, Department of Medicine All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  5. Prof Wing Wai Yew, MBBS, FRCP. Honorary Professor, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  6. Prof Bruce Kirenga, MB ChB, MMed, PhD. Senior Lecturer (Pulmonology) and founding Director of the Makerere University Lung Institute, Uganda., Uganda
  7. Prof Peter J Barnes, FRCP, FCCP, FMedSci. Margaret Turner-Warwick Professor of Medicine, Airway Disease Section, National Heart & Lung Institute, United Kingdom
  8. Dr Achilles Katamba, MB ChB, DCH, MS, PhD. Department of Internal Medicine, Makerere University Lung Institute, Uganda, Uganda