Dr Jackie Witthuhn is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Social and Health Sciences. She joined MSA in 2011 after managing a health promotion consultancy for 10 years, where she focused on the training of doctors and nurses at hospitals in Gauteng and Limpopo Provinces. She was also appointed to develop a policy for the National Department of Health. In addition, Dr Witthuhn also worked at director’s level for the Gauteng Health Department and has over 25 years of working experience in the health field.
In her role as lecturer, she is passionate about facilitating the teaching and learning experience of the diverse cohort of students at MSA, as well as preparing students to function effectively as responsible global and local citizens. Due to her extensive work experience, she is able to share real-life experiences with her students.
Apart from many other professional activities, she serves as a member of the MSA teaching and learning advisory committee. Dr Witthuhn’s research interest lies in curriculum transformation and Africanisation of the curriculum and she was appointed as a curriculum expert on the MSA curriculum committee.