Prof Lindelani Fhumudzani Mushaphi, University of Venda

Prof Lindelani Fhumudzani Mushaphi has a PhD in human nutrition from the University of the Free State (2012). She is interested in child nutrition and malnourished children and she has developed a nutrition education programme aimed at encouraging the use of indigenous and locally available food as a means of addressing malnutrition. Prof Mushaphi has won a DST Women in Science award. She is the deputy dean of teaching and learning in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Venda since 2022. Prof. Mushaphi is a registered dietitian with HPCSA. She is a member of the Nutrition Society in South Africa.