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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. John M. Ssenkusu

Dr. John M. Ssenkusu

He has a PhD in Biostatistics and a Masters in Biostatistics, both from University of Minnesota. He also has a Master of Science in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics and a Bachelor of Statistics degree, both from Makerere University Kampala. Prior to his studies at University of Minnesota, he was a statistician with the US Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) - Uganda, a United States federal agency under the Department of Human and Health Services. He received a Franklin Award for implementing statistical methods that greatly enabled fellow researchers to study, analyze and inform policies affecting most at risk populations for HIV infection in Uganda.  

Methodologically, he is interested in statistical inference. In his collaborative work, he conducts statistical analyses and gives statistical guidance to physicians, epidemiologists, behavioral scientists and health service researchers working on projects in areas such as HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Sickle Cell Disease, Tuberculosis, maternal and child health, and adolescents among others. He has also extended his statistical guidance to studies involving animals.