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Netcare Limited

76 Maude Street Corner West Street

Sandton, 2196

South Africa

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Background Information

Affiliations

Honorary Clinical Professor and Researcher
University of Pretoria

Advisory Board Member
Africa Health

Secretary
International Association for the Study of Obesity

Staff Member
Witwatersrand

Education

PhD

Web References (58 Total References)


SCCbiographies

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Tessa van der Merwe (chair)

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Prof. van der Merwe has been active in the field of obesity for 20 years and has established South Africa as one of the developing world countries that is at the cutting edge of delivering world class management in the field of obesity. She has taken a research initiative in South Africa, and has published in cited international journals and has given plenary lectures at local and international congresses. The faculty of Health Science of the Witwatersrand of which she was a staff member and during which time she was appointed as Associate Professor of Endocrinology from 1984 - 2005, awarded her the Highest Research Award in 2001. In addition she has received a number of awards for outstanding publications.
She has in excess of 55 publications in the field of obesity, metabolism and endocrinology, and has contributed to obesity study modules for the FPD. In 2006 she wrote a manual on obesity management guidelines for South Africa. Currently she serves on the editorial board of 2 journals. She has handled more than 200 media and television interviews regarding obesity and related disorders. Professor Tess van der Merwe is currently the honorary secretary for IASO (International Association for the Study of Obesity). She is also the Honorary Life President of the South African Society for Obesity Metabolism (SASOM).
Currently she is heading up a portfolio to establish Centres of Bariatric Excellence throughout Southern Africa, and acts as a Director for CORE (Centre for Obesity Research and Education) at Unitas Hospital. She holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Pretoria, Department of Endocrinology.
She has been the recipient of several research grants. Her research interests include:


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Tessa van der Merwe

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Professor van der Merwe has been active in the field of obesity for 20 years and established South Africa as one of the developing world countries that is at the cutting edge of delivering world class management in the field of obesity. Tessa is currently heading up a portfolio to establish Centres of Bariatric Excellence throughout Southern Africa, and acts as a Director for CORE (Centre for Obesity Research and Education) at Unitas Hospital.
Professor van der Merwe has over 65 publications in the field of obesity, metabolism and endocrinology, and has contributed to obesity study modules for the FPD. In 2006 she wrote a manual on obesity management guidelines for South Africa. Currently Tessa serves on the editorial board of two journals.
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The faculty of Health Science of the Witwatersrand during which time Tessa was appointed as Associate Professor of Endocrinology from 1984 - 2005, awarded her the Highest Research Award in 2001. In addition Tessa has received a number of awards for outstanding publications. Tessa holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Pretoria, Department of Endocrinology.
Professor van der Merwe has handled more than 200 media and television interviews regarding obesity and related disorders. She is currently the honorary secretary for IASO (International Association for the Study of Obesity) and the Honorary Life President of the South African Society for Obesity Metabolism (SASOM).


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Prof. Tessa van der Merwe Secretary Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence

Suite 407, Unitas Hospital
231 Clifton Ave
Lyttleton 0157
Pretoria
Republic of South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)12 644 0274
Fax: +27 (0)12 677 8588


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Tessa van der Merwe, South Africa (Secretary)

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Prof. van der Merwe has been active in the field of obesity for 20 years and has established South Africa as one of the developing world countries that is at the cutting edge of delivering world class management in the field of obesity. She has taken a research initiative in South Africa, and has published in cited international journals and has given plenary lectures at local and international congresses. The faculty of Health Science of the Witwatersrand of which she was a staff member and during which time she was appointed as Associate Professor of Endocrinology from 1984 - 2005, awarded her the Highest Research Award in 2001. In addition she has received a number of awards for outstanding publications. She has in excess of 55 publications in the field of obesity, metabolism and endocrinology, and has contributed to obesity study modules for the FPD.
In 2006 she wrote a manual on obesity management guidelines for South Africa. Currently she serves on the editorial board of 2 journals. She has handled more than 200 media and television interviews regarding obesity and related disorders. She is also the Honorary Life President of the South African Society for Obesity Metabolism (SASOM).
Currently she is heading up a portfolio to establish Centres of Bariatric Excellence throughout Southern Africa, and acts as a Director for CORE (Centre for Obesity Research and Education) at Unitas Hospital. She holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Pretoria, Department of Endocrinology. She has been the recipient of several research grants. Her research interests include:


IASO | Membership

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Professor Tessa Van der Merwe

Contact the assocation: see website send email
Representative:
Professor Tessa Van der Merwe
Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence Suite 407, Unitas Hospital 231 Clifton Ave Lyttleton 0157, Pretoria Republic of South Africa
Tel: +27 12 644 0981
Fax: +27 12 644 2355

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