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   Prof Andries Gous

Professor Andries Gous obtained his BPharm degree at Potchefstroom University and his Pharm D degree at the University of Tennessee, USA. He is registered with the SAPC as a specialist pharmacist (Clinical Pharmacokineticist). Prof Gous had worked for nine years as a clinical pharmacist at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, focusing on intensive care, burns and adult medicine, before he joined the then School of Pharmacy at  MEDUNSA in 1999. He is the Head of the Department of Pharmacy of the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University since 2007. More than 90 postgraduate students had graduated under his supervision and he has published more than 20 papers in the last five years. Infectious diseases, pharmacokinetics and adult medicine are his areas of interest. He is a co-founder and past chair of the South African Society of Clinical Pharmacy and a member of the South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme steering committee. He is also a keen cyclist in his spare time.




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