Visiting Professors

2018 Visiting Professor, Professor Nelson Sewankambo

Professor Sewankambo MBChB, MSc, M.MED, FAAS, FRCP, LLD (HC) is former Dean of Makerere University Medical School, Uganda, a past Principal Makerere University College of Health Sciences and a Professor of internal medicine. In the last 18 years, he focused on advancement of medical education and research capacity development. He is a Fellow and President of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences, Vice President of the Network of African Sciences Academies (NASAC) and Vice President of the Accordia Global Health Foundation. He trained at Makerere University as a medical doctor, specialized in internal medicine and later graduated in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University in Canada. He received a fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in London; an Honorary Doctorate Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health; a Grand Silver Medal from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; a Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa from McMaster University, and Honorary Fellowship of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is also an external affiliate of the US Institute of Medicine (US Academy of Medicine) and a fellow of African Academy of Sciences. As our fourth Visiting Professor, Dr. Sewankambo is providing high-level feedback to the Program team and has mentored several Lown Scholars in developing their proposals.

Past Visiting Professors

Professor Sir Michael Marmot
Dr. Jon Rohde
Dr. K. Srinath Reddy