Dr. Gloria Teckie, Nephrology and Internal Medicine, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
About the speaker: Gloria Teckie is a specialist physician working in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has fellowships in Nephrology and Internal Medicine and an interest in Critical Care. She is affiliated to the University of the Witwatersrand and currently practices medicine at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital - a large public hospital which serves approximately six million people from Soweto and the southern parts of Johannesburg. Her current research interests are in the areas of lupus nephritis; critical care nephrology; the psychosocial issues compounding the care of patients with renal failure in a resource limited setting; and the provision of effective palliative care to patients with end-stage renal failure. She is also interested in the forces of community-building in society and the central role of moral education in this process.
**A light lunch will be provided after the presentation.**