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Has a masters in medicine from Makerere University of Health Sciences(MUCHS) and a Nephrology fellowship and research training from Yale University, and also Health Management from Manchester University University UK, PHD student of NCD epidemiology in London, a consultant Nephrologist at Mulago Hospital, Senior Lecturer at MUCHS and an adjunct assistant clinical professor for McMaster University Canada.
DR.JOSEPH OGAVU GYAGENDA
He is a Ugandan Physician and Nephrologist with eleven years of clinical experience and five years of kidney care practice. Involved in day to day care of kidney patients at St.Francis Hospital Nsambya, where he heads the Nephrology Unit. He also teaches nephrology and medicine at Mother Kevin Postgraduate Medical School at UMU.
Graduated from Makerere University School with MBCHB in 2002 and Mmed Internal Medicine in 2009 at MUCHS. Specialized in Nephrology with a Masters of Science from University of Muhimbili,Tanzania /Christian Medical College ,Vellore ,India/University of Bergen, Norway.
DR.MWAMBU TOM PHILIP
Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon working with Uganda Heart Institute. Attained Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Masters in General Surgery at Makerere University. He is the head of Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Division at UHI, head of Thoracic Surgery at Mulago and a Lecturer at MUCHS.
DR.DAVID M. ATUHE
He is a Clinician, Teacher, Researcher and currently mastering the art and science of management o kidney disease. He is a Specialist Physician who is heading a Nephrology Unit offering dialysis and renal consultancy services to both in and outpatients.
DR. BATTE ANTHONY
He is a Pediatric Nephrologist and a Lecturer MUCHS . Has a Masters in Pediatrics and Child Health at MUK, Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at McMaster University, Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery from MUK, He is involved in research on kidney diseases in children as well as providing clinical care to children with kidney diseases.
AGABA DIDAN NYEIHURI
A Biomedical Technician (Dialysis Machine) Mulago National Referral Hospital .
Ms. KABALIISA OLIVER
Registered Nurse Dialysis Specialist.
Advocacy and Public Health Expert, Diploma in Nursing and Bachelor of Public health at International Health Sciences University. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management at MUK.
DR. KATENDE ANDREW
Internal Medicine Student at Makerere University College of Health Sciences.
Mrs. SANDRA LUYIMA MUKASA
Has a masters in Sociology from Makerere University Department of Sociology and a Diploma in Project Planning and Management from UMI, She is currently working with Uganda Kidney Psychosocial Support Organisation.
Prof. URSULA C BREWSTER
BA, MD Yale University School of Medicine, Assistant/ Associate Professor of Medicine Yale University School of Nephrology. Training Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Firm Chief, John P Peters Firm, Beeson Medical Service.
DR. SSEKASANVU EMMANUEL
Panorama Medical Center Kampala- Specialist Nephrology Center, Medical Director and Nephrologist, Consultant Physician, Uganda Martyrs University MMED Postgraduate program, Lecturer Nephrology at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, External Examiner-internal medicine at Makerere College of Health Science.
DR. NABBOSA VALERIA
She is a Radiologist at Kampala International Hospital and St Francis Hospital Nsambya. Postgraduate training at Makerere College of Health Science in 2013/2016, spearheaded research on contrast induced acute kidney injury among patients undergoing contrasted CT scans.
DR. REBECCA KRUISSELBRINK
She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Dept of Medicine at McMaster University. She completed General Internal Medicine Residency Training and critical care fellowship at McMaster University , Master of Public Health at Harvard, and is a regional program director for McMaster's Postgraduate Internal Medicine training program at the satellite campus in Waterloo, Ontario.
She is a Clinician and Administrator at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and it's teaching affiliate hospital, Joint head of Internal Medicine Department Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Senior Lecturer at MUST and Physician at the government run MRRH.
DR. REHAM HUSSEIN
DR. PEACE BAGASHA
She is a Clinical Lecturer in the Makerere University College of Health Sciences Palliative Care Unit, has a clinical fellowship in Kidney Disease from McMaster University in Canada, researcher and currently pursuing a PHD in collaboration with the university of Cambridge looking at the quality of patient life with stage Kidney Disease.