EVENT: Gauteng Regional Meeting 21.02.2019


Dear Members,

The first Gauteng regional meeting for the year will be on the 21st February 2019 and will be held at a new venue, please see below for agenda and talk details.

Thyroid Health  ­by Dr Marc Passman (Ampath)

Dr Marc Passman is an experienced Chemical Pathologist who has a special interest in Protein electrophoresis, Chromatography, Mass spectrometry and Radio-immunoassays. He actively works in method validations for general chemistry and immunoassay tests, attends to issues of IQC performance including crossover studies for new QC material lot numbers, teaches undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and interacts with suppliers/engineers to ensure adequate quality of results of chemical pathology tests.

Dr Marc Passman has vast experience in not only general chemistry and immunoassay testing, but also in teaching under- and postgraduate studies.

In this presentation, Dr Passman will discuss and provide his expert insight into thyroid function and disorders, as well as the chemical pathology of thyroid disorders.





Date: 21-02-2019

Time: 17h30 for 18h00

Venue: Pirate’s Bowls Hall

4 Cruden Bay Rd





Sponsor: Coyne Healthcare

Chair: Dr Mark Leite

CPD Points: 2

Cost: Free for current HSA members (R500 for non-HSA members)

RSVP: Please visit to sign up for the event [please RSVP as early as possible for catering purposes]

NB: Be sure to log in to the website before signing up and ensure your membership is up to date as we will be using this portal to generate your CPD certificates.




17:30 – 18:00 Arrival, tea/coffee and snacks


18:00 – 20:00 Thyroid Health & Disease (Dr Marc Passman BSc Hons, MBBCh, FCPathSA )


20:00 – 20:20 Short company introduction from our sponsor, Coyne Healthcare


20:20 – 20:50 HSA General Meeting


20:50 – 21:00 Closing and Date of Next Meeting (Dr Leite)



We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.



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