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About Us

EduPro Health is a new, innovative CPD service provider that aims to provide physiotherapists with affordable, relevant and accessible CPD solutions.

Brett Phillips

Chief Executive Officer

Anne-Catryn Oldenburg

Chief Operations Officer

Our Story

By bringing you fresh, contemporary and motivated course presenters, and providing content that is applicable, evidence-based and relevant, we aim to up-skill and develop physiotherapists in South Africa. Clinical professional development is primarily for the improvement of clinical competency.

By providing excellent clinical content, we aim to improve the clinical competency of South African physiotherapists in order to help achieve our overall function as healthcare practitioners, which is a better standard of healthcare for our patients.

Key tenets of our business

Our Presenters

Mrs Helene Simpson

Helene is a physiotherapist with international renown in the assessment and treatment of foot and ankle pathologies. After graduating with a BSc Physiotherapy degree from the University of Free State in 1984, Helene then completed a BSc Med (Hons) in Sports Science at UCT in 1990. From there Helene became the Chief Physiotherapist at the UCT Sports Injuries Centre, subsequently taking over the ownership of the practice from 1997.

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Mr Jeremy Burman

Jeremy is a Director of Private Client Financial, the accounting and tax division of Private Client Holdings. Private Client Holdings is a Cape Town based wealth management company who has recently been awarded the Top Wealth Manager of the Year Award  (boutique firm category) in the Financial Mail Investors Monthly – Wealth Managers & Private Banks Awards based on extensive research conducted by Intellidex.

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Dr Wendy Holliday

Wendy Holliday is a physiotherapist with more than ten years of clinical experience and recently completed her PhD in Exercise Science at the University of Cape Town. She combines her physiotherapy background with her PhD knowledge to conduct medical bike fits with Ergofit, Science to Sport, based in Cape Town.

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Prof Brenda Morrow

Brenda Morrow is a Physiotherapist and Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. Brenda is an active clinician-scientist with a special interests in interdisciplinary paediatric critical care practice and research; cardiopulmonary rehabilitation; palliative care; and medical ethics. She has over 100 peer reviewed publications; 12 book chapters; and numerous national and international congress presentations.

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Dr Dale Rae

Dr Rae is a Senior Researcher in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine within the Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Her research focuses on sleep and circadian rhythms (i.e. the body’s 24h clock).

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Mr Ken Kabongo

Ken Mark Kabongo, graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Ken is also a Neuro-musculoskeletal Clinical Educator in the Physiotherapy Department of the University of Cape Town. After completing his community service year in Johannesburg, Ken decided to further his studies and has completed a Master of Science (MSc) in Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy at UCT.

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Mr Rowan Thorpe

Rowan is an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist (APP) working in London.

He graduated with his B.Sc in Physiotherapy from UCT in 2011 before going on to complete his M.Phil in Exercise and Sports Physiotherapy in 2017, where he was awarded a distinction for his dissertation.

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Dr Richard von Bormann

Dr Richard von Bormann is a specialist arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgeon, who is trained and experienced in all aspects of knee surgery.

He is University of Cape Town Medical School trained with Fellowships in Knee Surgery at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, University of Pittsburgh,Harvard Medical School and the Boston Children’s Hospital..

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Ms Mirda Maclachlan

Mirda is a passionate physiotherapist with more than 30 years’ clinical experience in the management of neurological patients.

She has honed her skills in Neurological Physiotherapy and the
capacity development of undergraduate physiotherapy students in clinical settings for many years working in public, private and academic settings.

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Dr Alison Lupton-Smith

Alison qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Cape Town in 2007 and obtained her PhD at UCT in 2017.

She is currently a full-time lecturer in the Division of Physiotherapy at Stellenbosch University.

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