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DR. PETER OLUPOT OLUPOT

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR


Biography

Peter has 18 years of experience in clinical practice and 9 years in clinical research. He founded Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Clinical Research Unit in Uganda. (www.mcru.ac.ug) where he is currently a lead local investigator of studies conducted in this unit. Peter holds MB.Ch.B, MPH and PhD. He has completed several fellowships tailored towards paediatric infectious diseases, public health and research, including, NORAD Fellowship in 2006, BHIVA/ABBOTT/SSAT Fellowship 2006 and the ICWR Fellowship 2012. Peter joined the program on a PhD programme in 2010 – September 2014 and rejoined as Post Doc in January. His passion is clinical and research on Paediatric Infectious Diseases (PID). Peter’s recent work includes descriptions of the clinical spectrum of Severe Malaria and Dark Urine Syndrome (DUS) in Children in Eastern Uganda. He is furthering this work through a postdoctoral project on Acute Kidney Injury in Severe Malaria (AKIM). Outside research, Peter is a lecturer at Busitema University Faculty of Health Sciences (BUFHS), Mbale Campus.