Manager: School Technical Services

Person

Mr Sivato Madikiza

Telephone

(031) 260 7078/8139

Email

madikiza@ukzn.ac.za

Campus

 Medical School campus

Research Interests

Muscular Dystrophy, Hypertension, Immuno-bullous skin diseases, salt split skin techniques, silicosis, and asbestosis, CAW, Immunohistochemistry, Light Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Fluorescence Microscopy, HIV and Public Health.

Designation

Manager Technical Operations College of Heath Science.

Sivato has been a qualified medical technologist for over 20 years having a National Diploma in Medical Technology-Histology and Histopathological Techniques. He studied at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, underwent his in-service training at the UCT Medical School and Groote Schuur Hospital Department of Anatomical Pathology from 1990 until 1991 and qualified in 1992. He later left Cape Town to work at Umtata General Hospital Pathology Laboratory as Medical technologist and senior medical technologist until October 1998. In November 1998 he started work at the former University of Durban Westville which later became University of KwaZulu-Natal as a Principal Laboratory Technician in the Department of Physiology and obtained a BSc Honours in Physiology in 2001. He left UDW in December 2006 to work in the Middle East as Chief Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer and Lab Manager for the Histopathology and Cytopathology laboratories for 3 years before returning to work as a Chief Medical Technology and Deputy Lab Manager at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital NHLS Department of Anatomical Pathology for 18 months in Mthatha. Sivato was transferred to Albert Luthuli Hospital Anatomical Pathology as a Chief Medical Technologist in charge of the Frozen Section Lab September 2010. In October 2013 he rejoined UKZN as a Technical Operations Manager in the School of Life Sciences at the PMB campus until September 2017. Presently he is in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Science as a Technical Operations Manager College of Health Science. Sivato has also completed M.Med Science in Physiology and Presently doing a PhD in Public Health. He has also completed numerous certificate courses in Management, Project Management, Financial Management, Operations Management, certificate in quality assurance, Leadership Development Program NQF 7, Emotional Intelligence and SHE Management. He has also attended numerous workshops, national and international conferences presenting papers and posters.

 

He also underwent training in various technical fields including Professional Ethics Course, 1st Introduction Course to Cardiovascular Resonance, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course, Clinical Microbiology, Exfoliative and Aspiration Cytopathology, 1st Physics Course for Radiology, Radiation Safety and Protection training, Elementary First AID training, Fire Equipment Training and Occupational Health and Safety. Sivato was awarded certificates of appreciation for his valuable contribution as an external assessor in the Hospital Credentials Appointment committees and in appreciation for my contribution to the hospital as part of World Tobacco Day at the King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Sivato is a member of MSSA, HPSCA, PSSA and ASOSCA. He serves in various structures and committees within the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

 

Publications in Conference Proceedings:

 

NATIONAL

 

Madikiza S. and Gregory M.A. (2003) Morphological changes in dystrophic human skeletal muscle. Microscopy Society of Southern Africa-Proceedings, 33:79. 

Madikiza S.M.C., Mackraj I. and Naicker T. (2014) Morphometric analysis of skeletal muscle in muscular dystrophy. Microscopy Society of Southern Africa-Proceedings, 44:13.

Madikiza S.M.C. and Naicker T. (2014) Satellite cell numbers in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  Microscopy Society of Southern Africa-Proceedings 44:31.

Madikiza S.M.C., Mackraj I. and Naicker T. (2014). Dystrophin , a diagnostic tool in dystrophic human skeletal muscle. Microscopy Society of Southern Africa-Proceedings, 44:32.

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

Madikiza S. and Gregory M. (2001) The morphology of satellite cells in normal and dystrophic human muscle-preliminary results. International Immunopharmocology Congress: 16-20 September 2001. Sun City Pilanesberg South Africa.

 

Madikiza, S. and Gregory, M. (2002). The morphology of satellite cell in normal and dystrophic human skeletal muscle. 15th International Congress on Electron Microscopy: 1-6 September 2002. International Convention Centre Durban South Africa.

 

Pershad A., Harripersad R., Madikiza S., Quantitative analysis of renal renin in Dahl salt sensitive rats after salt (NaCl) loading

International Immunopharmacology Congress: 16-20 September 2001. Sun City Pilansberg.

 

Madikiza S., Gregory M., 2002. Morphology of Satellite cells in normal and dystrophic human skeletal muscle. 15th International Congress on Electron Microscopy: 1-6 September 2002. International Convention Centre Durban South Africa.

 

Hariram A., Harripersad R., Madikiza S., 2001. A computerized analysis of immunohistochemically renal adrenomedullin

content in Dahl salt –sensitive rats under salt (NaCl) loading. International immunopharmacology Congress: 16-20 September

2001 Sun City Pilansberg, South Africa.

 

 

 



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