Dr. James Kayima's PhD Defence


PhD Student: James Kayima MBChB, MMed

Title: Hypertension in Uganda: Epidemiology and the Influence of HIV Infection and Genetics


1.     Dr. Achilles Katamba, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Clinical Epidemiology Unit

2.     Professor Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine

3.     Professor  Mahboob Rahman, Case Western Reserve University, Clnical Hypertension Unit

4.     Professor Xiaofeng Zhu, Case Western Reserve University, Genetic Epidemiology Unit

Opponent:  Professor Gerald Yonga,Professor, NCD Research, School of Medicine , University of Nairobi, Chair of East African NCD Alliance

External examiner: Professor Bamidele Tayo, Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Loyola University,  Chicago, Il.

Internal examiners   

1.     Prof. Charles Karamagi, MBChB, M.Med , M.S., PhD (Epidemiology), Department of Peadiatrics

2.     Prof. Annette Nakimuli , MBChB, M.MMed, PhD,  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair: Professor Moses Kamya, Dean, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences