Dr. Christine K. Nalwadda is a PhD graduate in Public Health of a Twinning program between Makerere University, Uganda and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. She is a Senior Lecturer and incoming Chair of the Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences Makerere University. She is involved in research, teaching and supervision of graduate students. Her research areas of interest include Maternal and Newborn Health and Community Health with an orientation to using qualitative research approaches. She has participated in various multi-disciplinary research teams, partnerships and collaborations with institutions like, Karolinska
Institutet, Zambia Institute of Public Health, Yale University, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
She is a team member of the Maternal and Newborn Canter of Excellence and the Social Innovations Hub-Uganda. She is a Fellow of the Accelerating Research Leadership in Africa Development Programme (EXCELL) under Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) London United Kingdom.
She is a second cohort Fellow of the Africa Oxford Initiative and currently the local Principal Investigator of PREterm Post-discharge Peer-support care(PREpare) Project. She is skilled in scientific writing with publications in maternal-newborn and health systems research among other public health areas.