Rugby team doctor speaks at breakfast

2015-04-30 15:14
=Dr Enver Katzen (centre) will be the keynote speaker at Uitenhage High School Alumni men’s breakfast. Seen above he is flanked by his two sons who both represented South African schools in hockey.

=Dr Enver Katzen (centre) will be the keynote speaker at Uitenhage High School Alumni men’s breakfast. Seen above he is flanked by his two sons who both represented South African schools in hockey.

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The Uitenhage High School Alumni (UHPPTA) will be hosting a men’s breakfast with past-pupil Dr Enver Katzen, from the class of ‘79, as the keynote speaker.

Dr Katzen, a director of a group medical practice in Bloemfontein which deals mostly with paediatrics and sports injuries, will address guests on the topic of “the positive role that role models can play in the adolescent years”.

Dr Katzen is a former EP and SA champion at athletics and also was known for outstanding skills on the rugby field. Although born in the heart of the Karoo in Middelburg, he matriculated at Uitenhage High School and furthered his studies in Medicine at the University of Stellenbosch where he obtained his MB.ChB degree. He completed the theory part of a MSc in Sport Medicine at the University of Pretoria and worked at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth as a Medical Officer.

He then went into private practice in Bloemfontein where his involvement in professional rugby started as team doctor. The various teams he assisted include the Free State U/19 team, Free State U/21, Free State Vodacom team and Free State Super 14 franchise team.

In between Dr Katzen was on the medical panel that arranged the Cricket World Cup of 2003 in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya. The men’s breakfast will be hosted at the Dolphin Indoor Sport Arena in Mitchell Street, Uitenhage on Saturday, April 25th at 09:00. Admission is R90 per person which includes a gift and a chance to win a lucky draw.

)For more information contact the UHPPTA convener Christo Klue on 081 018 3071

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