Sandra van Dyk

Prof Sandra van Dyk


Prof van Dyk obtained her BPharm, MSc and PhD degrees from the North-West University and has been in the employ of the NWU since 1985. She is currently an Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and the director of the School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences. Sandra is both an academic scholar and a registered pharmacist. As an academic in the field of Pharmaceutical Chemistry she has twenty six years of experience in undergraduate teaching-learning and she has trained several postgraduate students and contributed to a number of publications, national and international conferences.

As a Pharmacy Professional she still does locums in community pharmacy and has acted as tutor for academic interns. Prof van Dyk is an external examiner in various courses/modules and postgraduate programmes presented at various Universities. She is a reviewer for the National Research Foundation, the Medical Research Council and various peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Academy for Pharmaceutical Sciences sector of the PSSA and has been chairperson during 2015/2016. Sandra has successfully conviened two International Conferences on Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences.”

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