Donna McTaggart

Donna McTaggart

Professional Title Medical Doctor

Companies & Organisations Masters in Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine

Session Title Into the South – a Solo Medics Experience on Expedition Ships to Antarctica

A South African Medical Doctor with experience mainly in the Emergency Setting and Medicine. Currently busy with a Masters in Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine.

In the last few years, she has been a Solo Medic on a mine site in Northern Malawi and did an extended contract in Indonesia which enabled her to travel in her time off. In 2020 She did two expedition ships in the Southern Ocean, one to Antarctica (ship-based) and the other to Marion Island (ship and land).

She particularly enjoys people and travel so with her Masters and emergency experience she aims to combine these all in the future as well as taking on any new challenges and adventures that arise. Other hobbies including hiking, climbing, and art