Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1988. Diploma in Tertiary Education, University Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, 1995. Master of Science in Anatomy, University Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, 1999.
Private practice, Tshwane, since 1989, Bela Bela, South Africa, 1998—2002. House officer National Health Systems, Winchester, England, 1990, senior house officer, 1990. Lecturer, department anatomy University Pretoria, 1993—1996, since 2002.
Sunday school teacher Dutch Reformed Church, Germiston, 1982—1987. Member of Anatomical Society South Africa.
Married Emil Frederich Oettlé, August 17, 1996. Children: Albertus Malan, Jacobus Cornelius, Emil Frederich, Maria Elizabeth.