Potterton, Joanne

Potterton, Joanne
South Africa

Joanne Potterton (PhD)


Joanne Potterton is an associate professor in the physiotherapy department at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is responsible for teaching paediatric physiotherapy at undergraduate and post graduate level. Joanne’s main research interest is paediatric HIV and its effect on child development. Joanne’s research has contributed to understanding the complex interplay between HIV infection and social deprivation and the impact this has on infant and child development.

Joanne has supervised numerous post graduate students at masters and PhD level and has presented and published her work nationally and internationally.