Prof. Mignon McCulloch is currently a Pediatric Nephrologist and Consultant at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, as well as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is also an Honorary Consultant at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, United Kingdom.
Her interests include developing pediatric nephrology and care of critically ill children, specifically acute kidney injury (AKI), and all forms of dialysis in infants and children especially in poorly resourced regions, adolescent transition and pediatric transplantation (renal, liver and cardiac).
She is the current President Elect of the International Pediatric Transplantation Association (IPTA), Assistant Secretary of International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) and President of the African Pediatric Nephrology Association.
She is actively involved in the ‘Saving Young Lives (SYL)’ steering committee – providing hands-on training in pediatric dialysis to teams of doctors and nurses at residential courses, including bedside PD catheter insertion, vascular access training, basic resuscitation and all forms of dialysis.