Dr Ilana Moodley

 

Person

Dr Ilana. Moodley

 

Telephone

+27 (0)31 260 8443

Email

moodleyil@ukzn.ac.za

Campus

Westville

Research Interests

Role of non-governmental organizations in provision of oral health services. Inclusion of oral health services and promotion within a non-communicable disease framework.

Designation

Acting Academic Leader

 Biosketch Degrees held

  • PhD. Health Science (UKZN)
  • Master’s in Dental Public Health (UWC)
  • Bachelor of Dental Therapy (UDW)

Experience

  • Teaching and learning –Minor Oral Surgery, Dental Local Anaesthesia, Preventive Dentistry
  • Clinical teaching and supervision
  • Program and curriculum development
  • Postgraduate supervision

Teaching Interest

  • Preventive Dentistry and Dental Cariology
  • Dental Local Anaesthesia
  • General Medicine and Special Patients
  • Minor Oral Surgery

Research Interest

  • Role of non-governmental organizations in provision of oral health services.
  • Inclusion of oral health services and promotion within a non-communicable disease framework.
  • Community-based clinical education and training
  • Dental Education and Assessment

Supervision

  • PhD. and Masters Supervision

Publications

  • Percutaneous Exposure incidents-prevalence, knowledge and perceptions of dental personnel and students at a dental training site in KwaZulu-Natal published in the South African Dental Journal, September 2015, Vol. 70 no. 8 p334-p339. I was the main author and my Master’s supervisor, Prof S. Naidoo was the second author.

 

  • Community-based education: Experiences of undergraduate dental therapy students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. DOI: 10.1111/idh.12333

 

  • Strengths and challenges of community-based clinical training as viewed by academics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. African Journal of Health Professions Education 2018;10(2):XXX. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.2018.v10i2.954

 

  • Creating opportunities for interprofessional, community-based education for the undergraduate dental therapy degree in the School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Academics’ perspectives.

Afr J Health Professions Educ 2018;10(1):19-25. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.2018.v10i1.974

 

  • Exploring community-based training opportunities for dental therapy students in non-governmental and private sectors in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. Afr J Health Professions Educ 2018; 10(3):176-182. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.2018.v10i3.1031

 

 

 

  • A Case study: Promoting Interprofessional Community- BASED Learning Opportunities for Health Sciences Students at the University of KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa. Manuscript Number AJHPE1281 has been accepted, awaiting publication.

 

  • Dental undergraduate students’ perspectives on online assessments conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic – a report from one South African University- Under review.-African Education Review.

 

  • Dental undergraduate students’ perspectives on teaching and learning during the Covid-19 pandemic – a report from a South African university, awaiting publication – African Journal of Health Professions Education

 

  • Students’ knowledge, attitudes and practices related to infection control in undergraduate dental clinical training during COVID-19 – A report from one South African university- under review- South African Dental Journal

 

 

 

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