Dr Smit is a lecturer in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in the Section of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. To date, she has published 27 articles in both national and international journals on topics related to the radiologic features of pathologic entities. She has recently been awarded for excellence in teaching within the Faculty of Health Sciences for two consecutive years. Her current research interests include head and neck pathology and forensic imaging. She is currently enrolled for her PhD at the University of Pretoria.