Karlien La Douce was appointed as a diagnostic radiographer and mammographer at Prof Justus Apffelstaedt and Associates in January 2007.

Training: Attended an Internationally recognized course in mammography interpretation and obtaining a Certificate in Mammography from Peninsula Technikon in 2003. Prior to this, Karlien earned her National Diploma Diagnostic Radiography also from Peninsula Technikon, 1993.

Immediate prior professional experience: 1994-2006: Radiographer with Drs Schnetler, Corbett and Partners, Radiologists, while from 1999 onwards specifically gaining experience as Mammographer.