Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Kaducu Felix Ocaka
Dean

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The Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University was opened in 2004 with support from the Italian Government, through Italian Corporation. The faculty is mandated to train human resources in the health sciences at both undergraduate and graduate levels, conduct health related research and community outreach services for healthcare promotion and disease prevention.

The faculty started with 13 departments, namely Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Pharmacy, Paediatrics and Child Health, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Reproductive Health, Mental Health, and Public Health. Currently, there are 64 academic staff, 24 administrative and support staff, and 489 students enrolled in various programmes. Read More

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Staff Members

Prof. Odongo-Aginya Emmanuel Igwaro

Professor
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Prof. Ojok Lonzy

Professor
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Prof. Mwaka Amos Deogratius

Professor
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Assoc. Prof. Akello Grace Ayebere

Associate Professor
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Assoc. Prof. Kitara Lagoro David

Associate Professor
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Assoc. Prof. Moro Emmanuel Ben

Associate Professor
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Assoc. Prof. Odida Michael

Associate Professor
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Dr. Obol James Henry

Senior Lecturer
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Lamwaka Alice Veronica

Senior Lecturer
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Odongkara Beatrice Mpora

Senior Lecturer
MBCHB, MMED View Profile

Dr. Franceska Akello

Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Henry Oboke Edonga

Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Okello James

Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Musoke David

Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Kaducu Felix Ocaka

Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Alema Onira Nelson

Lecturer
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Atim Pamela

Lecturer
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Dr. Pebalo Francis Pebolo

Lecturer
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Sebabi Francis Onen

Lecturer
MBChB | MMed | MBA | Ph.D. Scholar View Profile

Dr. Felix Bongomin

Lecturer
MSc. MMED. FECMM View Profile

Dr. Olum Sam

Lecturer
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Dr. Alarakol Simon Peter

Lecturer
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Dr. Ocaya Anthony

Lecturer
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Programmes

Programme Duration Study time
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 5 Years Weekday
Bachelor of Science in Public Health 3 Years Weekday
Master of Medical Anthropology 2 Years Weekday
Master of Public Health 2 Years Weekday
Master of Public Health 2 Years Weekend

Publications

Geoffrey Olok Tabo, Alarakol Simon Peter, Pamela Atim, Derrick Amone, Yagos Onen Walter . (2024) . Attitudes of female market vendors of reproductive age towards use of mobile phones and access to family planning self-care interventions in Northern Uganda: a cross-sectional study . BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, [online] Volume . Available at: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1186/s12911-024-02565-5.pdf
Pebalo Francis Pebolo, Jerom Okot, Felix Bongomin, Silvia Awor, Baifa Arwinyo, Sande Ojara, Jimmyy Opee, Ayikoru Jackline, Eric Ssennuni, Simple Ouma . (2024) . Efficacy of the Gulu University Reproductive Health Simulation Training for final year medical students and interns: a before-and-after study . Sexual and Reproductive Health Across Africa: Challenges and Opportunities - Original Research, 18
Joad Magezi1, Joshua Wacha, Pebolo Francis Pebalo . (2024) . Chronicles of an uncommon term abdominal pregnancy with successful outcome: a case report . Journal of Medical Case Reports
Felix Bongomin, Winnie Kibone, Linda Atulinda, Bethan Morgan, Bright Ocansey, Isabelle S R Storer, Norman van Rhijn, Conrad Muzoora, David W Denning, Davidson H Hamer . (2023) . Frequency of fungal pathogens in autopsy studies of people who died with HIV in Africa: a scoping review
Felix Bongomin, Bethan Morgan, Bassey E Ekeng, Martha F Mushi, Winnie Kibone, Ronald Olum, David B Meya, Davidson H Hamer, David W Denning . (2023) . Isolated renal and urinary tract aspergillosis: a systematic review
Felix Bongomin, Ronald Olum, Winnie Kibone, Martha Namusobya, Norman van Rhijn, David W Denning . (2023) . Prevalence of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis along the continuum of pulmonary tuberculosis care: A protocol for a living systematic review and meta-analysis
Susan Nakireka, David Mukunya, Crescent Tumuhaise, Ronald Olum, Edith Namulema, Agnes Napyo, Quraish Serwanja, Prossie Merab Ingabire, Asad Muyinda, Felix Bongomin, Milton Musaba, Vivian Mutaki, Ritah Nantale, Phillip Akunguru, Rozen Ainembabazi, Derrick Nomujuni, William Olwit, Aisha Nakawunde, Specioza Nyiramugisha, Pamela Mwa Aol, Joseph Rujumba, Ian Munabi, Sarah Kiguli . (2023) . “I thought I was going to die”: Experiences of COVID-19 patients managed at home in Uganda . Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38085728/
Michael Kakinda, Ronald Olum, Joseph Baruch Baluku, Felix Bongomin . (2023) . Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Diagnostic Scoring Systems for Childhood Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis . America: Oxford University Press on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America
Mona Ghazanfari, Mahdi Abastabar, Iman Haghani, Maryam Moazeni, Shakiba Hedayati, Sanaz Yaalimadad, Bahador Nikoueian Shirvan, Felix Bongomin, and Mohammad T. Hedayati . (2023) . Azole-Containing Agar Plates and Antifungal Susceptibility Testing for the Detection of Azole-Resistant Aspergillus Species in Hospital Environmental Samples . Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37713303/
Emmanuel Edwar Siddig, Hala Fathi Eltigani, Eman Taha Ali, Felix Bongomin, Ayman Ahmed . (2023) . Sustaining hope amid struggle: The plight of cancer patients in Sudan’s ongoing war . Journal of Cancer Policy, [online] Volume 38. Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37634616/
Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Rita Akatussasira, Firoj Al-Mamun, Sébastien Prat, Mohammed A. Mamun, Isabelle Combey, Felix Bongomin, Sheila Harms, Gary Chaimowitz, Mark D. Griffiths, Andrew T. Olagunju . (2023) . The global burden of suicidal behavior among people experiencing food insecurity: A systematic review and meta-analysis . Journal of Affective Disorders, [online] Volume 342, pp. 91-120. Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37704054/
Julie M Buser, Ella August, Faelan E Jacobson-Davies, Felix Bongomin, Edward Kumakech, Rachel Gray, Pebalo Francis Pebolo, Anna Grace Auma, Tamrat Endale, Yolanda R Smith . (2023) . Partnering to Improve Mentorship Capacity for Ugandan Reproductive Health Researchers: Program Description and Evaluation . The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, [online] Volume 110(1), pp. 188-193. Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37983934/
Ayman Ahmed, Sarah Misbah El-Sadig, Hala Fathi Eltigani, Felix Bongomin, Emmanuel Edwar Siddig . (2023) . The first Helicobacter pylori-induced Guillain-Barré syndrome in Sudan . Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38028082/
Davis Kibirige, Irene Andia-Biraro, Andrew Peter Kyazze, Ronald Olum, Felix Bongomin, Rose Mwanje Nakavuma, Phillip Ssekamatte, Reagan Emoru, Goretti Nalubega, Nyasatu Chamba, Kajiru Kilonzo, Sweetness Naftal Laizer, Lucy Elauteri Mrema, Willyhelmina Olomi, Lilian Tina Minja, Nyanda Elias Ntinginya, Issa Sabi, Philip C Hill, Lindsey Te Brake, Reinout van Crevel, Katrina Sharples, Julia Critchley . (2023) . Burden and associated phenotypic characteristics of tuberculosis infection in adult Africans with diabetes: a systematic review . Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37963989/
Alex Male Kato, Winnie Kibone, Jerom Okot, Joseph Baruch Baluku, Felix Bongomin . (2023) . Self-Reported Hypertension and Associated Factors Among Adults in Butambala District, Central Uganda: A Community-Based Prevalence Study . Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37965566/
Nelson, O. A., Emmanuel, O. D. M., Johnson, N. O., Steven, B., Christopher, O., Denis, A., Denish, O. O., Pamela, O. A., Patrick, O. O., Godfrey, S. O., Francis, P. P., Freddy, W. D. O., Eric, N. I., Judith, A., David, L. Ki. . (2023) . Facemask wearing in COVID-19 pandemic: Correlates and prevalence; A survey after COVID-19 second wave in Uganda. , p. 26
Hatim Sati, MD Ana Alastruey-Izquierdo, PhD Prof John Perfect, MD Prof Nelesh P Govender, FRCPath Prof Tom S Harrison, MD Tom Chiller, MD Prof Tania C Sorrell, MD[Res] Felix Bongomin, MBChB Rita Oladele, PhD Arunaloke Chakrabarti, MD Retno Wahyuningsih, MD Prof Arnaldo Lopes Colombo, MD Prof Juan Luis Rodriguez-Tudela, PhD Prof Chris Beyrer, MD Nathan Ford, DSc . (2023) . HIV and fungal priority pathogens . Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37827187/
Tafese Beyene Tufa, Felix Bongomin, Akila Fathallah, Ana Luísa S M Cândido, Rola Hashad, Maha Soussi Abdallaoui, Abdelsalam Ahmed Nail, Samuel Adetona Fayemiwo, Richard O S Penney, Emma Orefuwa, David W Denning . (2023) . Access to the World Health Organization-recommended essential diagnostics for invasive fungal infections in critical care and cancer patients in Africa: A diagnostic survey . Journal of Infection and Public Health, [online] Volume 16(10), pp. 1666-1674. Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37633228/
Johnson, N. O., Nelson, O. A., Emmanuel, O, S, B., Christopher, O., Denis, A., Denish, O. O., Pamela, O. A., Patrick, O. O., Godfrey, S. O., Francis, P. P., Freddy, W. D. O., Eric, N. I., Judith, A., David, L. K. . (2023) . Trusted sources of information on COVID-19 vaccines during the pandemic in Uganda. A cross-sectional study. Research Square

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