Prof José Frantz
Prof José Frantz is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. She is an academic leader and in her role as Deputy Vice Chancellor she is responsible for the strategic vision of research and innovation. Prior to this position she was the Dean of the Faculty of Community and Health Science at UWC (2013-2017). Her strategic interests include the promotion and advancement of research for impact through knowledge exchange and capacity building in health professions education and faculty development.
Prof Frantz has secured research funding both nationally and internationally to continue research and do capacity development in the field of health professions education and development of emerging researchers. Her commitment to human capacity development is reflected in the numbers of Masters (45) and PhD students (15) that she has supervised and her academic activities in terms of teaching, learning and research is evident in her more than 100 publications.