Avril Lourens is registered as a mammographer with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).and has a special interest in breast health.
Appointed Head of Imaging at Professor Justus Apffelstaedt and Associates, April 2012. Appointed Mammographer at Prof Justus Apffelstaedt and Associates, January 2009. Attended internationally recognised courses in mammography interpretation and breast ultrasound. Attended a local training course in thyroid ultrasound. Postgraduate certificate in Mammography, Cape Peninsula university of Technology, 2007. National Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography, 1974. Immediate prior professional experience: 2003 - 2008 Radiographer/Mammographer with Drs Schnetler, Corbett and Partners, Radiologists.