Dr BZ De Gama

Dr Brenda De Gama

Person

Dr Brenda De Gama

 

Telephone

031 260 7439

Email

degama@ukzn.ac.za

Campus /Hospital

Westville

Research Interest

  •  Medical Education
  • Socio-cultural issues relating to the human body
  • Gross and vascular anatomy
  • Fetal anatomy
  • Human Anatomical Variations

Designation

Biosketch  Dr Brenda De Gama has a PhD in Health Sciences majoring in Human Anatomy from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She joined the Clinical Anatomy unit in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences in 2012. Her current area of research is Belief systems, body donation and the treatment of the dead and their impact on medical education.

Qualifications:
B. Medical Science (Anatomy) (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal)
H. Medical Science (Anatomy) (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal)
M Med Science (Anatomy) (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal)Tel: (031) 260 7298

ResearchGate Profile

 

List of Publications

 

  1. De Gama, B.Z.; Bhengu, T.T.; Satyapal, K.S. Attitudes of undergraduate South African students towards body donation   Int. J. Morphol., 36 (12): 130-134, 2018.
  2. Govender, S.; Lazarus, L.; De Gama, B.Z., Satyapal, K.S. Post-mortem organ weights at a medico-legal state facility in the eThekwini region  Int. J. Morphol., 35 (31): 928-935, 2017.
  3. Kalicharan, A.; Pillay, P.; Rennie, C.O.; De Gama, B. Z., Satyapal, K. S. The plantar aponeurosis in fetuses and adults: An aponeurosis or fascia?      Int. J. Morphol., 35(2):684-690, 2017
  4. Pillay, S., Ishwarkumar, S., De Gama, B.Z., Pillay, P. The Morphometry of the Angle of Mandible and its Correlation with Age and Sex in the eThekwini Metropolitan Region: A Panoramic Study. Int. J. Morphol., 35(2): 661-666, 2017.
  5. Singh, S., Lazarus, L., De Gama, B.Z., Satyapal, K.S. An anatomical investigation of the superficial and deep palmar arches.       Fol. Morphol., 76(2): 219-225, 2016.
  6. Ishwarkumar, S., Pillay, P., De Gama, B.Z., Satyapal, K.S. An Osteometric Evaluation of the Mandibular Condyle in a Black KwaZulu-Natal Population. Int. J. Morphol, 34(3): 848-853, 2016.
  7. Naidoo, N., Lazarus, L., De Gama, B.Z., Ajayi, N.O., Satyapal, K.S. Arterial supply to the rotator cuff muscles. Int. J. Morphol., 32(1): 136-140, 2014.
  8. Naidoo, N., Lazarus, L., De Gama, B.Z., Satyapal, K.S. The variant course of the suprascapular artery.   Fol. Morphol., 73(2): 206-209, 2014.
  9. Naidoo, N., Lazarus, L., De Gama, B.Z., Ajayi, N.O., Satyapal, K.S. Arterial Variations of the Subclavian-Axillary Arterial Tree: Its Association with the Supply of the Rotator Cuff Muscles. Int. J. Morph., 32(4): 1436-1443, 2014.
  10. De Gama, B.Z., Lazarus, L., Satyapal, K.S. 2014. The Recurrent Laryngeal Cardiac Nerve in Fetuses.           Int. J. Morphol., 32(2): 415-419, 2014.