Dr Lawrence Mugisha

Lawrence Mugisha is an Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Biosecurity (COVAB), Makerere University; Adjunct Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), University of Minnesota and Mississippi State University.

He is a Team Leader for EcoHealth Research Group under Conservation & Ecosystem Health Alliance (CEHA).

He has over 16 years of experience in zoonotic disease research at human, livestock and wildlife interface, Uganda. He established one health demonstration research site in Hoima District that hosts International scholars for short and long-term research in zoonotic diseases and capacity building.

He hosts the annual One Health Zoonotic Disease Module for East African Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene offered by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His current research includes: Leptospirosis and Brucellosis; Tick-borne Pathogens (Tick Microbiome) and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) at human-livestock and wildlife interface.