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Department of Physiology

Chairperson

Dr Tafadzwa Taderera

DPhil, Pharmaceutical and Physiological Sciences, UZ (Zimbabwe); MPhil, Pharmaceutical Sciences, UZ (Zimbabwe); BSc Hons Biochemistry, UZ(Zimbabwe)

Telephone +263 4 303211 Extension 17116

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Vision

The Department of Physiology strives to be:

  • The leading Physiology Department in Zimbabwe
  • The department of choice for students, staff and researchers that require physiological research solutions
  • An intellectual home for a rich diversity of academic talent

Mission

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
  • To create an intellectually stimulating and pleasant environment in which students and staff can flourish

Physiology

Physiology is the study of the function of the body. Human Physiology forms a vital part of the curriculum for most of the undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the College of Health Sciences. The department is currently a service department that offers relevant, course-specific subjects in Physiology to first and second year students studying in the following areas:

  • MBChB
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Radiography
  • Nursing Science
  • Nutrition Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Health Education Promotion
  • Optometry
  • Speech Therapy
  • Audiology
  • MMED Science Physiology

Human Physiology is furthermore offered as a BSc Intercalated Physiology Degree. The requirements to be enrolled in this programme are that students should be studying MBChB and have finished their second year with a 2.1 or first class pass in Physiology. It is a one year programme.

The members in the department are also actively involved in research with an average of 2 publications per year. Members and students actively participate in the Annual Medical Research by submitting research abstracts

 

Department Location: (B064, Ground Floor)

Department Contact Details

Telephone: +263 24 303211 Extension 17100

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University of Zimbabwe

Physiology Department

P. O. Box MP167

Mount Pleasant

Harare

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