Natalie Schellack is a registered pharmacist, Professor and Acting Head of the Division for Clinical Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University. She holds three degrees, two bachelor degrees (nursing and pharmacy) and a PhD in Pharmacy. Outside the University, she serves on the Gauteng Provincial Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and nationally she serves as a member of the Tertiary and Quaternary Expert Review Committee for the National Department of Health. Her research interests are centred on the broad area of clinical pharmacy as related to paediatrics, ototoxicity and infectious diseases (e.g. TB and HIV). More specifically interested in quantifying antimicrobial utilisation data, pharmacokinetic and dynamic levels of antibiotics in blood levels. More recently her research area has been more focused on finding innovative ways of measuring antimicrobial utilisation using health technology.

Research gate score is 30.36 and the information can be obtained at

Twitter handle: @NSchellack
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She is a cofounder of the South African Society of Clinical Pharmacy (SASOCP). She has also been awarded the following, Best Established Researcher in the School of Health Care Sciences, Best Overall Female Researcher, Best Overall Researcher in the University and the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching and Learning Excellence Award. In 2018 she has also been nominated as the woman of the year – health care category for “woman of stature” in South Africa. She has been elected as a member of the South African Pharmacy Council. She is also a rated researcher (C2) as awarded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), furthermore she is the fourth elected member of the South African Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme (SAASP).