Dr. Tim Noakes and Dr Jacques Rossouw debate "Cholesterol's role in heart disease, and current dietary recommendations" during "The Great Centenary Debate" at the University of Cape Town's Faculty of Health Sciences.
Tim Noakes, MD, DSc, is Discovery Health professor of exercise and sport science at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is also director of the Medical Research Council/University of Cape Town Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa in Newlands. Noakes is an editorial board member for many international sport science journals and a former president of the South African Sports Medicine Association. Publishing the first scientific article on exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is considered among his greatest achievements.
Jacques Rossouw, MB.ChB., F.C.P. (S.A.), M.D. is the chief of the Women's Health Initiative. Prior to joining the NHLBI in 1989, Dr. Rossouw served as the director of the National Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases of the South African Medical Research Council. Dr. Rossouw graduated from the University of Cape Town in South Africa, where he studied internal medicine and hepatology. He is the author or coauthor of more than 150 articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including postmenopausal hormone therapy and cardiovascular disease, lipids, nutrition, and community intervention studies.