Department of Communication Science

Dr Sabihah Moola

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Communication Science
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6281
Fax: 012 429 3346


  • B.Soc. Sc. (Media and Communication) (UKZN, 2005)
  • B.Soc. Sc. (Hons- Cultural and Media Studies) (UKZN, 2006)
  • MA (Social and Behavioural studies in HIV/AIDS) (Unisa, 2011)
  • PhD Health Communication (Unisa, 2015)

Fields of academic interests

  • Health communication (all related aspects)
  • Media and communication studies (related fields)

Field of Specialisation

  • Health communication (all aspects)
  • HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, various illnesses
  • Health care provider-patient relationships, interactive communication, patient-centred care,
  • Media studies

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Golden Key International honorary society
  • NRF Thuthuka Grant holder for PhD studies
  • Certificates of Merit, honours degree: Media in the global world; comparative electronic media (on-line module held in conjunction with the University of Washington, Bothell) 


  • Community Engagement project entitled: Communication and financial strategy planning workshops with NPOs.