Prof. Posiano Ocama
Prof. Ocama is an academic herpetologists and an Associate Professor, he is Chair of the Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala (U). He is a polished consultant with Mulago National referral hospital and widely travelled all over the world. He has managed several grants at the department of Medicine and chaired a number of boards for different Civil Society Organisations. Ponsiano is the current board chair of AWS and he is highly respected both nationally and internationally for his high level of integrity, humility, desire for excellency and servant leadership.
His major research interests are the interactions between viral hepatitis and HIV on liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma in resource-limited settings. Ponsiano has also led several clinical studies focused on HIV, HBV and HCC. Previously and completed an academic research herpetology fellowship at UT-South western under the direction of Dr. William Lee, a fellowship as a clinical research scholar on HIV and hepatitis at the Infectious Disease Institute, and obtained his PhD through Antwerp University under the direction of Dr. Robert Colebunders. He is an author who has authored more than 35 publications in peer-reviewed journals.