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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. Olive Kobusingye, M.Med(Surg), MSc., MPH

Dr. Olive Kobusingye, M.Med(Surg), MSc., MPH

Dr. Kobusingye is an Accident & Emergency surgeon and injury epidemiologist. She is a Senior Research Fellow at Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda, where she heads the Trauma, Injury, & Disability Unit. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the George Institute for Global Health, Australia. 

She is the Board Chair of the Road Traffic Injury Research Network, an international agency working to improve road safety through research globally. Previous positions include lecturing in the Department of Surgery, Makerere University, surgeon, Accident & Emergency Department, Mulago Hospital, and Regional Advisor on violence and injury prevention and control, World Health Organization, African Region. Kobusingye has published extensively on road safety, injury surveillance, trauma registries, and emergency trauma care in low- and middle-income countries.

Email: okobusingye@musph.ac.ug