Prof Ncoza Dlova

/Prof Ncoza Dlova
Prof Ncoza Dlova 2018-09-17T05:31:40+00:00

Prof Ncoza Dlova

Dean and Head of School
University of KwaZulu Natal

Ncoza Dlova is an Associate Professor, Chief Specialist and Head of Dermatology at the
NRMSM where she trained for both her under and postgraduate studies and was awarded her
PhD in 2015. She co-ordinates undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research
programmes within the department. In Jan 2018, Dlova was appointed as Dean and Head of
School of Clinical Medicine at UKZN and is the first African Woman to hold this post in the
70yr history of UKZN Medical School. Her research interests are on: Ethnic Skin and Hair,
Pigmentation disorders, as well as HIV and Skin and has more than 60 peer reviewed scientific
publications, is a C 1 rated NRF researcher and contributed more than 8 chapters in major
dermatology textbooks, written 3books on dermatology and presented in more than 20 countries
as an invited speaker and chair at international dermatology meetings. She is the inaugural
President of the newly formed Women’s Dermatological Society of South Africa (WDS-SA)
(2015-2017) and established the Dermatology Registrar Association of SA (DRASA) whose aim
is to guide and mentor dermatology registrars in SA. She is the Executive member of the African
Society of Dermatology and Venereology (ASDV) and has been instrumental in establishing the
African Society of Dermatology in 2016. In 2016 Dlova was elected as the international member
of the prestigious American Dermatology Association in recognition of her research, local and
international contribution to Dermatology and was inaugurated in Boston July 2017. In 2018 she
has been appointed as the member of the International Committee for the American Womens
Dermatology Society. She is the President of the combined DSSA/ASDV national and
continental congress which will be held in Durban, August 2018.

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