Prof. Philippa Musoke, MBChB, PhD FAAP (Paediatric Infectious Diseases)
Prof. Philippa Musoke, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda and the Executive Director for the Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration (MU-JHU), Kampala. She currently serves on both NIH IMPAACT and HPTN Network Scientific Committees and chairs the Ministry of Health PMTCT and pediatric treatment technical committees. As of Dec 1st 2020, Prof. Musoke is a Co-PI for the JHU-Kampala Clinical Trials Unit and international vice chair IMPAACT network.
Over the last 25 years, after completing US-based post graduate training, she has been an active clinician and educator as well as being involved in conducting perinatal HIV prevention and pediatric clinical trials including the landmark HIVNET012 study which led to large-scale implementation of prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT) services. Her areas of research interest include elimination of vertical HIV transmission while maximizing women’s health, improving pediatric HIV and TB diagnosis and treatment.
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