Dr. P.J. du Toit succeeded Sir Arnold Theiler as director of the OVI in 1927, a post he held until 1948. His main area of expertise was protozoology. He had also become Professor of Tropical Diseases at the Veterinary Faculty in 1920 at the age of 32 years. He also had seven honorary Doctor's degrees conferred upon him.
Black/white photo. Original document size: (w)5 x (h)7 cm. Original scanned size: 160 kb JPEG, 600 dpi. Final web-ready size: 24.17 kb. Estimate download time: 9 sec. @ 28.8 kbps. Original TIFF file housed at the Dept. Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria. Metadata assigned by Prof. R.C. Tustin, Professor Emeritus: DVTD. His academic and professional experience includes: veterinarian for 54 years,
senior lecturer at UP for 7 years, head of Department at UP for 17 years and Veterinary Council for 3 years.