The Uganda Society for Health Scientists (USHS) is a research society, whose mission is to play a leading role in improving the health of Ugandans through knowledge and seeking scientific discoveries and inventions”. USHS was formed by Fogarty trainees from various universities in 1999. The society is registered as an NGO and the Society is run by an executive board comprising of the Chairman, Vice chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and six executive committee members. Membership is open to anybody interested in scientific research and currently membership stands at 928 members consisting of both medical and non medical professionals. The activities of the society are managed and coordinated by the USHS administrative staff.

Jonathan Izudi-Board member

Name: Jonathan Izudi Qualification: MPH, CFEPI Designation: Project Officer, HOP TB Research | TB-HIV Technical Officer Specialty: Public Health and ...

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Nelson Kalema-Board member

Name: Nelson Kalema Qualification:  M. Med (Internal Medicine), MAS Designation: Physician, Research Scientist Specialty: Internal Medicine, Clinical and Implementation Science ...

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Philippa Kadama-Makanga-Secretary

Name: Philippa Kadama-Makanga Qualification:  MBChB, MPH Designation:  Study Coordinator Specialty: Research project coordination              Expertise: Health research management, team management, ...

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Priscilla Haguma-Board member

Name: Priscilla Haguma Qualification: MBChB (MUST), MSc. Epidemiology (LSHTM) Designation: Resident doctor, Makerere University College of health sciences Specialty: Internal ...

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GEOFFREY ANGUYO-Board member

Name:   GEOFFREY ANGUYO Qualification:  MB,ChB, Msc Management sciences, Fellowship in infectious diseases majoring in HIV management Designation:  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ,KIGEZI ...

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Dr. David Kaawa Mafigiri-Board member

Name:    Dr. David Kaawa-Mafigiri Qualification:  MBChB, Mmed, FISN Designation:  Board member, Senior Lecturer, Organisation: Faculty of Social Sciences,Makerere University, ...

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Dr. Ivy Kasirye-Board member

Dr. Ivy Kasirye Qualification: MBChB, MMED (Paediatrics), Msc Epidemiology Specialty: Paediatrics, Adolescent health and HIV Expertise:      Research, Clinical care, Epidemiology ...

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Associate Professor. Noeline Nakasujja-Chairperson

Qualification: MBChB, MMED (Psychiatry) PhD Specialty: Geriatric Psychiatry and cognitive impairment in HIV/AIDS. Expertise: Geriatric mental health, Psychiatry and Training ...

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Dr. Robert Kalysebula-Vice chairperson

Qualification: MBChB, MMED (Psychiatry), FISN, PhD scholar Specialty: Internal Medicine – Nephrology Expertise:      Research and Clinical care Designation:   Senior Lecturer, ...

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