Makerere University School of Public Health

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Makerere University School of Public Health
Type Public
Established 2007
Dean William Bazeyo[1]
Location Kampala, Uganda
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH) is one of the schools that comprise the Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

Location[edit]

MUSPH is located on Mulago Hill, adjacent to the Mulago Hospital Complex.

History[edit]

The origins of MUSPH date back to 1957 when the Department of Preventive Medicine was established at Makerere University Medical School. In 1975, the department was elevated to the Makerere Institute of Public Health and moved to a new five-storey building of its own. The institute was elevated to a full-fledged School of Public Health and made a constituent school of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences in 2007.[2]

Departments[edit]

As of August 2014, MUSPH had the following departments: [3]

Postgraduate programmes[edit]

MUSPH focuses more on graduate training than undergraduate. As of August 2014, the school offered the following graduate programmes. [4]

  • Master of Public Health, Distance Education - A 3-year distance education masters programme tailor made for busy working health professionals who cannot afford full-time in class coursework
  • Master of Public Health - A full-time 2-year Masters course
  • Master of Health Services Research
  • Master in Public Health Nutrition
  • Master in Public Health Disaster Management

Short courses[edit]

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Undergraduate courses[edit]

The following undergraduate courses are offered at MUSPH: [6]

MUSPH offers instruction in the following undergraduate programs whose qualifications are awarded by other schools within the Makerere University College of Health Sciences:

Graduate courses[edit]

The following graduate courses are offered at MUSPH: [7]

Professors and associate professors[edit]

[8]

MUSPH has several professors and associate professors.

  • David Serwadda - Physician, infectious diseases specialist, professor of public health. Former dean of the Makerere University School of Public Health.[9]
  • Fred Wabwire-Mangen - Physician, epidemiologist, professor of public health. Head of the Epidemiology Department.
  • William Bazeyo - Associate professor of occupational medicine at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health and is the dean of the school.
  • Christopher Garimoi Orach - Professor of public health. Head of the Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health and the deputy dean of the school.
  • Freddie Ssengooba - Associate professor of public health. Head of the Department of Health Policy Planning and Management at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health.
  • Nazarius Tumwesigye Mbona - Associate professor of public health. Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Bio-statistics at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health.
  • Lynn Atuyambe - Associate professor of public health
  • Elizeus Rutebemberwa - Associate professor of public health

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