Staff Profiles

Department of Nutrition
Faculty of Health Sciences
Ms Masia Tirhani Asnath – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition in the Faculty of Health Sciences
Ms Masia Tirhani Asnath – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition in the Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications: BSc. (Nutrition) (UNIVEN), MSc. (Public Nutrition) (UNIVEN), Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professional Education (UCT), Postgraduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (University of Boston, USA) Phone: Email address: Tirhani.masia@univen.ac.za Office No: office 176-School of Maths Building

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Mr Rhulani Caswell Chauke – Lecturer in the Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Mr Rhulani Caswell Chauke – Lecturer in the Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications: BSc (Dietetics) (UL,MEDUNSA campus), MPH (SMU), Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education(DTE, UNISA) Email address: rhulani.chauke@univen.ac.za Office No: office 02 Foundation building 01

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Miss Khavhatondwi Rinah Netshiheni – Ngap Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Miss Khavhatondwi Rinah Netshiheni – Ngap Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Designation: Ngap Lecturer (Nutrition) Qualification: BSCNUT (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA) Telephone: 0159628000 Email: khavhatondwi.netshiheni@univen.ac.za Office: SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES. Building, Office Number , Floor Number

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Dr Mushaphi Lindelani Fhumudzani – Senior Lecturer and Head of Department – Department of Nutrition –  Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Mushaphi Lindelani Fhumudzani – Senior Lecturer and Head of Department – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (MEDUNSA); Master in Nutrition (University of the North); Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition (University of Free State) Tel: 015 962 8334 Email address: Lindelani.mushaphi@univen.ac.za Office No: 04; Biokinetics building

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Mr Selekane Motadi – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Mr Selekane Motadi – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Lecturer - Department of Nutrition
Full name: Selekane Ananias Motadi Designation: Lecturer Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (UNIVEN), MSc (Public Nutrition) (UNIVEN), PGDHE (UCT) Phone: Email address: selekane.motadi@univen.ac.za Office No: 6-Nursing Science Building 1
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Dr Tshifhiwa Cynthia Mandiwana – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Tshifhiwa Cynthia Mandiwana – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (Univen), MSc (Public Nutrition) (Univen), PGDHE (UCT), PhD (UKZN) Phone: Email address: tshifhiwa.mandiwana@univen.ac.za Office No: office 171- Old School of Math Building

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Miss Baloyi Brenda – Junior Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Miss Baloyi Brenda – Junior Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Junior Lecturer - Department of Nutrition
Full name: Miss Baloyi Brenda Designation: Junior Lecturer Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (Univen), MSc (Public Nutrition) (Univen) Phone: Email address: brenda.baloyi@univen.ac.za Office No: office 02 Nursing building Foundation
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Ms. Hlekani Vanessa Mbhatsani – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Ms. Hlekani Vanessa Mbhatsani – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Lecturer - Department of Nutrition
Full name: Hlekani Vanessa Mbhatsani Designation: Lecturer Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (Univen), MSc (Public Nutrition) (Univen), PGDHE(Rhodes) Email address: vanessa.mbhatsani@univen.ac.za Office No: office 170-School of Math Building Full name: Hlekani Vanessa Mbhatsani Designation: Lecturer Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (Univen), MSc (Public Nutrition) (Univen), PGDHE(Rhodes) Phone: Email address: vanessa.mbhatsani@univen.ac.za Office No: office 170-School of Math Building
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Mr. Tjale Cloupas Mahopo – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Mr. Tjale Cloupas Mahopo – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (Univen), MSc (Public Nutrition) (Univen), PGDHE (UCT) Phone: Email address: tjale.mahopo@univen.ac.za Office No: office 174-School of Math Building

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Dr. Cebisa Noxolo Nesamvuni – Senior Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr. Cebisa Noxolo Nesamvuni – Senior Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer - Department of Nutrition
Full name: Dr Cebisa Noxolo Nesamvuni Designation:  Senior Lecturer Qualifications: BS (Dietetics) (Oklahoma State University), MSc (Nutrition), (Unin/UL), IMScHPE (Maastricht University), PhD (Nutrition) (UFS) Phone: Email address: cebisa.nesamvuni@univen.ac.za Office No: office 004 Sport Hall
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Mr Ngoako Solomon Mabapa – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition –  Faculty of Health Sciences
Mr Ngoako Solomon Mabapa – Lecturer – Department of Nutrition – Faculty of Health Sciences
Qualifications: BSc (Human Physiology) (UP), BSc Hons (Community Nutrition) (UNIVEN), MSc (Public Nutrition) (UNIVEN) Phone: Email address: solomon.mabapa@univen.ac.za Office No: 7-Nursing Science Building 1

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Name:DrLindelani FhumudzaniMushaphi
Designation:Prof/Ass.Prof/Senior Lecturer
Qualification:HED (RHODES UNIVERSITY), BSC (MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA), MAD (UNIVERSITY OF THE NORTH), DPHIL (UNIVERSITY OF ORANGE FREE STATE)
Telephone:0159628334
Email:lindelani.mushaphi@univen.ac.za
Office:BIOKINETICS & PHYSIOTHERAPY Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrSelekane AnaniasMotadi
Designation:Lecturer/Junior Lecturer
Qualification:BSCNUT (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:selekane.motadi@univen.ac.za
Office:BIOKINETICS & PHYSIOTHERAPY Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrRhulani CaswellChauke
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:MPH (MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA), BSCNUT (UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:rhulani.chauke@univen.ac.za
Office:BIOKINETICS & PHYSIOTHERAPY Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MsBrendaBaloyi
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:BSCNUT (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:brenda.baloyi@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES. Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MissKhavhatondwi RinahNetshiheni
Designation:Ngap Lecturer (Nutrition)
Qualification:BSCNUT (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:khavhatondwi.netshiheni@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES. Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:DrTshifhiwa CynthiaMandiwana
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:BSC (University of Venda Production), MSC (University of Venda Production), PHD (UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL)
Telephone:0159628034
Email:tshifhiwa.mandiwana@univen.ac.za
Office:CARAVAN 3 - INACTIVE Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrTjale CloupasMahopo
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:PDIP (UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN), MAD (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA), BSCNUT (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA)
Telephone:0159628617
Email:tjale.mahopo@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF LAW BUILDING Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:DrCebisa NoxoloNesamvuni
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:BSC (FOREIGN PSE INSTITUTIONS), MAA (UNIVERSITY OF THE NORTH)
Telephone:0159628653
Email:cebisa.nesamvuni@univen.ac.za
Office:INDOOR SPORTS CENTRE Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrNgoako SolomonMabapa
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:BSC (UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA), MSC (University of Venda Production), BSCHON (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628031
Email:solomon.mabapa@univen.ac.za
Office:NURSING SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MsHlekani VanessaMbhatsani
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:PDIP (RHODES UNIVERSITY), BSCHON (UNIVERSITY OF THE NORTH), MSC (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:vanessa.mbhatsani@univen.ac.za
Office:NURSING SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MsTirhani AsnathMasia
Designation:Lecturer/Junior Lecturer
Qualification:PDIP (UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN), BSCNUT (University of Venda Production), MAD (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:tirhani.masia@univen.ac.za
Office:OFFICE COMPLEX Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrGudaniMakungo
Designation:Internship (Nutrition)
Qualification:BSCNUT (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:gudani.makungo@univen.ac.za
Office: Building, Office Number, Floor Number