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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. Roy William Mayega

Dr. Roy William Mayega

Dr. Roy William Mayega is a Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at the School of Public Health, Makerere University, teaching Epidemiology and Research Methodology to both graduate and undergraduate students.

He is also the Instructional Materials Designer and Editor for the MPH Distance Education program at MakSPH. He underwent basic training as a Medical Doctor at Makerere’s Medical School.

He received a Master’s Degree from Makerere and a PhD in Medical Science from Karolinska Institutet Sweden. Dr. Mayega has accumulated atleast 20 years of experience in public health related work, 6 of which were spent at primary care level.

He is also Deputy Chief of Party for the ResilientAfrica Network Dr. Mayega’s current research interests include non-communicable disease control, disaster risk reduction, resilience and innovation.