Robert Kalyesubula

Robert Kalyesubula
Main position/role:
President of Uganda Kidney Foundation
Dr. Robert Kalyesubula is a senior lecturer, nephrologist and head of department of the Physiology at Makerere University who received his degree in Medicine and Surgery from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Dr Kalyesubula undertook a masters of internal medicine from Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) graduating on top of his class. He did part of his residence training in McMaster University in Canada. Thereafter, he competitively won the ISN training fellowship and undertook training from Yale University, USA under the mentorship of Prof Asghar Rastegar and Prof Mark Perazella. In order to enhance his skills and patient care Robert, undertook several courses in interventional nephrology from Shiraz University under Prof Reza Gangji in Iran and at the University of Cape Town under Prof Mignon McCulloch. He holds a PhD in epidemiology of non-communicable diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine under the mentorship of Prof Liam Smeeth and Prof Laurie Tomlinson. Dr Kalyesubula is the founder and president of Uganda Kidney Foundation, a researcher and mentor with over 75 peer reviewed publications. He is an adjunct Asst prof. at Yale University, University of Vermont, both in USA and Mc Master University in Canada.  
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