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Bashir Ssuna, MBChB, MSc

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Bashir Ssuna, MBChB, MSc


Dr. Ssuna is a postdoctoral fellow under the mentorship of Luke Davis, MD, MAS. His research focuses on improving screening and management of diabetes mellitus and post-TB lung disease among HIV/TB patients public health facilities in Uganda. Dr. Ssuna is a medical doctor and an epidemiologist with interests in HIV-TB coinfection, the impact of diabetes on patient outcomes for HIV-TB, and implementation science. He completed his first medical degree at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, and completed a dual Masters of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Makerere University. Dr. Ssuna holds a certificate in Implementation Science at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where he gained profound knowledge, in theory, study designs for intervention research, translating evidence into policy, designing interventions to change organizational behavior, and community engagement

Education & Training

  • MSc
    Makerere University, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2020)
  • MBChB
    Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Medicine and Surgery (2015)