Sphilile Mbhele

Discipline

Audiology

 

Person

Ms Sphilile Mbhele

Telephone

 0312607592

Email

Mbheles2@ukzn.ac.za 

Campus

Westville

Research Interests

1. Assessment and management of vestibular disorders

2. Audiological and vestibular disorders in children

3. Public Health: Fall prevention in the elderly

4. Ototoxicity and vestibulotoxicity

5. Aural rehabilitation

Designation

Lecturer

Bio-sketch

Ms S. Mbhele is an Audiologist by qualification with a Bachelor of Communication Pathology (Audiology) and a Master of Audiology degree from the University of Kwa Zulu-Natal. She is currently enrolled in the PhD programme at the University of Cape Town. She has served at the Department of Health as a clinical Audiologist from the year 2018 to April 2020. She also served as a Vice-president of the KZN SLT/A provincial Forum (2019- 2020).

 

She is presently a lecturer at the University of Kwa Zulu-Natal Audiology department, involved in the teaching of vestibular assessment and management, paediatric audiology clinical practice and audiological principles and practices for speech therapists.

 

 

Publications

Mbhele, S., & Makhoba, M. (2022). Audiologists’ phenomenographic experiences of professional development during community service in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 69(1), a844. https://doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v69i1.844