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Department of Physiology

Message from the HOD

Welcome to the Department of Physiology.

The Vision of the Department is to be:

  • the leading Physiology Department in South Africa
  • the department of choice for students, staff and researchers that require physiological research solutions, and 
  • an intellectual home for a rich diversity of academic talent.

The mission of the Department of Physiology is to:

  • provide excellence in education to a wide spectrum of academic disciplines
  • promote Physiology through the creation and application of knowledge and the stimulation of critical and independent thinking, and
  • to create an intellectually stimulating and pleasant environment in which students and staff can flourish.

Professor DH van Papendorp