The Makerere University Deans Forum (MUDF) has selected Makerere School of Public Health Dean Professor Rhoda Wanyenze as chairperson.
MUDF comprised of 29 Deans of Schools and Directors of teaching institutions including off campus centres.
Prof. Wanyenze will be deputised by Dr. Edward Bbaale, Dean School of Economics Makerere University College of Business and Management Sciences (MakCoBAMS).
The overall objectives of MUDF is to promote academic excellence through collective action, capacity building & harnessing each other’s expertise, experience and best practices.
About Prof Rhoda Wanyenze
Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze is a physician, public health consultant, academic and medical administrator, who serves as the Dean of Makerere University School of Public Health, a component school of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, which is part of Makerere University, Uganda‘s oldest and largest public university
Wanyenze has long and varied clinical and public health experience in tropical diseases research, with emphasis on tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. She has worked at the Makerere University School of Public Health, since 2008.
She has managed the postgraduate fellowship program at the School of Public Health, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Global Fund, among others.
She has also carried out original research in the areas of maternal and child health.