Editorial Team

Section Peer-reviewers.

Section of Immunology and Molecular biology Research

Dr. Gyaviira Nkurunungi (Ph.D.)

  • Research Scientist, Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute and London school of hygiene and tropical medicine.
  • Email: gyaviira.nkurunungi@lshtm.ac.uk

Dr. Prossy Wamanga (Ph.D.)

  • Scientific officer, Uganda Virus Research Institute- EPI Laboratory
  • Email: pnamuwulya@uvri.go.ug

Section of Internal Medicine Research

Dr Sanjay Kumar (MD, DM)

  • Associate Professor and Head of Department, Department of Neurology, PMCH, Patna.
  • Email: dr.sanjaykumarpin@gmail.com

Dr. Davis Kibirige (MD, Ph.D.)

  • Specialist physician, Uganda Martyrs Hospital Lubaga.
  • Research Scientist, MRC/UVRI, and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit.
  • Email: Davis.Kibirige@mrcuganda.org

Section of Mental Health and Psychiatry Research.

Dr. Kiyingi Frank Pio (Ph.D.)

  • Senior Lecturer, Counselling Psychologist.
  • Academic Registrar, Nkumba University.
  • Email: frank.kiyingi@sjhresearchafrica.org

Dr. Allan Kalungi (Ph.D.)

  • Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University
  • Email: allan.karungi@sjhresearchafrica.org

Mr.  Jolly Magulu (MSc)

  • Lecturer - School of Psychiatric Clinical Officers and part-time lecturer at Mildmay Institute of Health Sciences.
  • Child and adolescent Mental health Clinician and Co-PI Service quality study at Butabika National Referral Hospital.
  • Study Manager at GRF project Makerere University Department of Psychiatry.
  • Researcher Assistant NRF project Makerere University Department of Psychiatry.

Ms. Otwine Anne Tweheyo

  • Dean Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bishop Stuart University.
  • Email: aotweheyo@nbs.bsu.ac.ug

Sr. Dr. Nnantamu Jane Frances (Ph.D.)

  • Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Psychology, University of Kisubi
  • Email: jnnantamu@unik.ac.ug

Section of Histochemistry and Cell Biology Research:

Mr. William Muyombya (Msc)

  • Lecturer, School of Bio-Security, Biotechnical and Laboratory Sciences - Makerere University.
  • Email: william.muyombya@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Research

Professor Rose Clarke Nanyonga (Ph.D.)

  • Vice Chancellor- Clarke International University (CIU)
  • Institutional Coordinator and Faculty Mentor for the Makerere University, Clarke International University, Busitema University, and Kabaale University NIH HEPI grant
  • Email: nanyongaclarke@ciu.ac.ug

Dr. Naween Kumar (MD Medicine)

  • Global Healthcare & Diabetes Research Centre
  • Email: naween.arya@gmail.com

Dr. Anand Shankar M B B S; M.D.(General Medicine); FRSSDI

  • Shankar Diabetes Care Centre, Rajendra Nagar Road No 1, Near Electricity Office, Patna-16, (BIHAR) INDIA.
  • Email: dranandshankar@gmail.com


  • CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN, Shree Hospital & Maternity Chakbasu Lane, Opp. Chapman Girls School
  • P.O-Ramna, Muzaffarpur Bihar-842002
  • Email: amitdrakd76@gmail.com

Dr. Kamran Khan (MD. M.SC in Diabetes Warwick University)

  • Islam Nagar, Bhikanpur, Bhagalpur-812002, Bihar, India.
  • Email: khandrkamran70@gmail.com


  • Associate Professor, Department-Patna Medical College Hospital(Pmch), Patna
  • Email: dr.bkchoudhary30gmail.com

Dr. (Prof.) Hemant Kumar (MD, DM (Nephrology), FISN

  • Senior Consultant Nephrologist
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna.
  • Email: drhkumar,nephro@gmail.com

Dr Subhash Kumar (MD)

  • Diabetologist, Diabetes & Obesity Care Center, Patna, Bihar, India.

Section of General Medicine Research

Dr. Sudhir Chandra Jha, M.B.B.S.(Calcutta)M.D.(Med.)(Patna),D.N.B.(Med.)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Darbhanga Medical College, Bihar.
  • Email: sudhirchjha@gmail.com

Dr. Anuj Maheshwari, (MD, FICP, FIACM, FIMSA, FRSSDI, FACP, FACE, FRCP (London,


  • Professor in (Department of General Medicine) Hind Institute of Medical Sciences,
  • Safedabad, Barabanki Road, Near Canal, Lucknow Metro, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 225003.
  • Email: dranuj.maheshwari@rediffmail.com

Section of Community and Public Health Research

Dr. Christopher Ddamulira (Ph.D.)
  • A senior Scientist, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)
  • Email: christopher.ddamulira@sjhresearchafrica.org

Dr. Daniel Bwogere (MD, Ph.D.)

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences - University of Kisubi.
  • Email: daniel.bwogere@sjhresearchafrica.org

Dr. Christopher Waako (MD. MSc)

  • General Practitioner at Mulago National Referral Hospital. 
  • Senior Lecturer- Clarke International University
  • Email: cwaako@ciu.ac.ug

Ms. Jane Kasozi Namagga ( MNSc, BNS, RN)

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine- Mbarara University of Science and Technology.
  • Email: jkasozi@must.ac.ug

Mr. Ndhego Ramadhan (Msc)

  • Principal, Department of Laboratory Sciences - St. Elizabeth’s Institute of Health Professionals.
  • Email: ramadhan.ndhego@sjhresearchafrica.org

Mr. Arthur Namara (MSc)

  • Research Scientist, MRC/UVRI, and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit.
  • Email: Arthur.Namara@mrcuganda.org
Ms. Jemimah kyeyune (MSc)
  • Lecturer at the Institute of Public Health and Management-Clarke International University
  • Email: jkyeyune@ciu.ac.ug

Ms. Atukunda Patience Jaffu (MSc)

  • Head of Department of Informatics and Statistics at Ernest Cook Ultrasound Research and Education Institute(ECUREI)
  • Part-time lecturer at the Institute of Public Health and Management, Clarke International University.

Dr. Twalib J. Nzanzu (Ph.D)

  • Assistant Director Graduate School and Research, Kampala University
  • Email: twalibun@gmail.com

Mr. Brian Bukenya (MPEC) - The University of Manchester, UK

  • Lecturer, Team University
  • Email: brianbukenya.m@gmail.com

Ms. Regina Ndagire (MSc)

  • Research Officer- Clarke International University
  • A Research Fellow with Africa Center for Systematic Reviews and Knowledge Translation, Makerere University.
  • Email: rndagire@ciu.ac.ug

Mr. Akugizibwe Pardon (BSc.Educ, MPH, PGD HPE, MA. Educ Mgt)

  • Lecturer of Public Health-Clarke International University.
  • Email: pakugizibwe@ciu.ac.ug

Dr. Dathan Mirembe Byonanebye (MD, Msc)

  • Lecturer, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
  • Email:  dbyonanebye@musph.ac.ug

Section of Health Systems Research

  • Mr. David Livingstone Ejalu (MSc)
  • Lecturer at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Uganda Martyrs University
  • Email: davidejalu@gmail.com

Section of Microbiology

Mr. Musisi Lubowa Nathan (Msc)

  • Head of Microbiology Laboratory.
  • Lecturer, Department of Biomolecular Resources & Biolab Sciences - Makerere University.
  • Email: nathan.musisi@sjhresearchafrica.org

Mr. Webbo Fred (MSc)

  • Lecturer at the Institute of Allied Health Science- Clarke International University
  • Email: fwebbo@ciu.ac.ug

Mr. Ibra Ntulume (MSc)

  • Lecturer, Department of Microbiology -Kampala International University.
  • Email: ibra.ntulume@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Ben Jackson Ayiko (MD, MSc)

  • Gynecologist & Obstetrician, Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital.
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine- Islamic University in Uganda.
  • Email: ben.ayiko@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Biochemistry

Dr. Saphan Muzoora (Msc)

  • Head Biochemistry Department.
  • Lecturer, School of Bio-Security, Biotechnical and Laboratory Sciences – Makerere University
  • Email: muzoorasaph@covab.mak.ac.ug 

Mr. Timothy Omara (MSc)

  • Researcher- Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Sciences and Aerospace Studies, Moi University.
  • Email: timothy.omara@sjhresearchafrica.org

Dr. Catherine N. Lwanira (Ph.D.)

  • Dean Post Graduate Studies and Research, Clarke International University.
  • Email: clwanira@ciu.ac.ug

Section of Pediatrics and Child Health

Ms. Florence Wamuyu Githinji (MSc)

  • Quality Assurance Officer of Clarke International University.
  • Part-time lecturer at the Allied Institute of Health Sciences- Clarke International University

Dr. Monica Etima (MD,Msc)

  • Pediatrician, Makerere University water reed project (Muwrp)
  • Email: monica.etima@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Genetics, and Biotechnology

Dr. Florence Nassimbwa (Ph.D.).

  • Lecturer, Uganda Martyrs University.
  • Email: florence.nassimbwa@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Histopathology

Dr. Nabusige Jean Brenda Gesa

  • Senior Lecturer.
  • Head of Pathology Department, School of Health Sciences- Soroti University.
  • Email: jean.nabusige@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Agriculture, Human Nutrition and Home Economics

Mr. Andrew Seruma Kizito (Ph.D. Fellow)

  • Egerton University
  • Email: Andrew.seruma@sjhresearchafrica.org

Section of Educational Studies Research

Dr. Joyce Bukirwa  (Ph.D.)

  • Dean Faculty of Education, Muni University.
  • Email: jr.bukirwa@muni.ac.ug

Ms. Wafula Elizabeth Merab (MSc)

  •  Lecturer School of Nursing & Midwifery- Clarke International University
  • Nurse/Midwife- Mulago School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Email: ewafula@ciu.ac.ug

Fr. Dr. Aloysius Lwanga Bukenya (Ph.D.)

  • Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Email: alwangabuk@unik.ac.ug

Section of Information Technology and Computer Science Research

Dr. Alone Kimwise (Ph.D.)

  • Senior Lecturer and the Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology Cavendish University Uganda.
  • Email: kalone@cavendish.ac.ug

Dr. Ssegawa E. James Kiggundu (Ph.D.)

  • Head of Information Technology, Team University
  • Email: ssegawaejames@gmail.com

Section of Hematology and Blood Transfusion Science Research 

Dr. Shailendra Vashistha (MBBS, MD-IHBT, PGDM-H&FW)

  • Department of Immuno-Haematology & Transfusion Medicine, GMC, Kota 
  • Email:drvashistha.ihtm@gmail.com or drvashistha@sjpublisher.org

Section of Endocrinology, and Reproductive Health

Dr. Shallon Atuhaire (Ph.D.)

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Ms. Miriam Achom Ondia (PGDM&E, MBA, B.ED, Public Health)

  • Senior Lecturer- Clarke International University
  • Email: mondia@ciu.ac.ug

Section of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Mr. Richard Malumba (Msc)

  • Head of Research, Ernest Cook Ultrasound Research and Education Institute, (ECUREI)
  • Email: richardmalumba2@gmail.com

Advisory Committee Members

Prof. Andrew P. Yiga.

  • Former Academic Registrar- Nkumba University

Professor A. J. Lutalo-Bosa, BSc(Lond); MSc, Ph.D. (McGill)

  • Vice-Chancellor, Team University

Professor Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha (Ph.D.)

  • Vice-Chancellor, Bishop Stuart University

Professor Michael Kawooya (Ph.D.)

  • Deputy Principal, Ernest Cook Ultrasound Research and Education Institute, (ECUREI)

Dr. Nixon Niyonzima (MD, Ph.D.)

  • Email: Nixon.niyonzima@uci.or.ug 
  • Head of Research and Training Directorate, Uganda Cancer Institute.

Section of Endocrinology and Reproductive Health Research

  • Dr. Emrana Rahman
  • Director, Fertility Specialists, and Endoscopic Surgeon
  • Email: emrana.bgp@gmail.com

Journal Editors:

Mr. David Serunjogi (BBLT, MPH)

  • Email: David.Serunjogi@mrcuganda.org
  • Journal Coordinator
  • MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit.

Dr. Daniel Opoka (MD)

  • Email: Daniel.Opoka@mrcuganda.org
  • Clinical Trial Medical Officer
  • MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit.

Mr. Ivan Mufumba (BBLT, MSc)

  • Email: ivan.mufumba@sjhresearchafrica.org
  • Clinical Epidemiologist
  • Global health Uganda.

Dr. Isiko Rodgers (MD)

  • Email: rodgers.isiko@sjhresearchafrica.org
  • Research
  • Masaka Regional Referral Hospital

Dr. Veronica Nyakato (MD, MSc)

  • Email: veronica.nyakato@sjhresearchafrica.org
  • Department of Pathology Mulago
  • Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Mr. Ravi Srivastav

  • Editor - Indian Author Coordinator
  • Email: ravi2078roshan@gmail.com 

Ethics review committee members

  • Dr. Geofrey Kimbugwe (MD)
  • Head Research Compliance and Quality Assurance- MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit.
  • Email: Geofrey.Kimbugwe@mrcuganda.org

Mr. Sulaiman Mahmood Kakooza (Ph.D. Fellow)

  • Lecturer- Health Tutor's College, Makerere University.
  • Email: sulaiman.kakooza@sjhresearchafrica.org

Ms. Josephine Namigadde (MSc)

  • Editor- Journal Coordinator
  • Email: josephine.namigadde@sjhresearchafrica.org