Resume

  • Education: Undergraduate Training

University of Cape Town

Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of Humanities

Major: English Literature, Communications and Media and Writing

Duration: February 2006 – November 2008

  • Postgraduate Training

University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences

Mphil by Dissertation only.

Duration: June 2009 – Present

Project Title: An evaluation of the impact of an audio-visual intervention on the knowledge of sore throat and Acute Rheumatic Fever among pre-teens and adolescents in Cape Town, South Africa. (Unpublished) 

Systematic Review: Health Promotion for Rheumatic Fever: A Systematic Review of interventions aimed at raising awareness and increasing knowledge.(Unpublished)

Supervisors: Bongani Mayosi, MbChB, DPhil

Mark Engel, MPH, PhD(c)

Abstracts

1. Health Promotion for Acute Rheumatic Fever:  A Scientific Framework for

developing an intervention targeting school-based learners.

Oral Presentation, Public Health Association of South Africa Conference

L Scheepers, M Engel, B. Mayosi (November, 2009)

2. Health Promotion for Rheumatic Fever: A Systematic Review of

interventions.

Poster Presentation, IUHPE* 20th World conference.

L Scheepers, M Engel, B. Mayosi (July, 2010)

3. Health Promotion for Acute Rheumatic Fever: A scientific framework for

developing an intervention targeting school-based learners

Poster Presentation, IUHPE* 20th World conference

L Scheepers, M Engel, B. Mayosi (July, 2010)

* International Union for Health Promotion and Education.

  • Employment:

March 2012- present:Volunteering at the American Heart Association, co-ordinating Volunteers for their Life’s Simple 7 and My Life Check program.

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