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Associate Professor: Health Professions Education, Stellenbosch University

Simone Titus-Dawson is an associate professor in the Centre for Health Professions Education in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University, where she leads the Digital Education and Innovation portfolio. She holds a PhD in education from the University of Cape Town, where she developed an interest in the use of emerging technologies as a tool to mediate learning. Her special research interests are focused on the use of emerging technologies to foster cross cultural interaction, learning and engagement in higher education.


  • 2023–present
    Extraordinary Professor, University of the Western Cape
  • 2023–present
    Associate Professor, Stellenbosch University
  • 2017–2023
    Teaching and Learning Specialist, University of the Western Cape


  • 2016 
    University of Cape Town, PhD in Education

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Teaching and Learning Specialist
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation