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Patrick Edrin KYAMANYWA is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the Kampala International University - Western Campus. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Director - University Teaching Hospital and Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry at the same institution. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans-USA.
He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB,ChB) from Makerere University, a Diploma in Business Administration (Human Resource Management) from the College of Professional Management in Jersey-UK, a Master of Medicine from Makerere University, a Master of Public Health from the University of Leeds, UK, and a PCAP in Academic Practice. Also, he is presently pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the York St. John’s University, UK. He has also participated in training like the Editorial Processes for Journal Editors by INASP, and the Epidemiology and Biostatics Summer School at the University of Rwanda, sponsored by the THRiVE consortium (Training Health Researchers into Vocational Excellence in East Africa.
Kyamanywa is an Honorary Member of the German ENT Surgeons’ Association, a member of the Scientific Committee for the COSECSA/ASEA Annual Conference in Uganda, a Council Member at Kampala International University in Tanzania, and an Examiner and Member of the Curriculum Committee at the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa. He is also a Reviewer for the East and Central African Journal of Surgery.
He has published and co-published articles in the International Journal of Health Policy and Management, the World Journal of Surgery, and the International Journal of Surgery to mention but a few. He has performed as a Guest Facilitator at the East African Health Research Commission Secretariat workshop for the Young East African Health Research Scientists, and a Guest Lecturer/Contributor to the Global Health Surgery Online courses at the University of British Columbia, Canada-Branch for International Surgery.
As Deputy Vice-Chancellor at KIU, he has spearheaded the review of all curriculums at the Western Campus. since 2016 to date, he has driven fundamental change in health sciences program delivery at KIU using a Private-Public Partnership approach with the Ministry of Health, Local Governments and other stakeholders in Uganda.
Kyamanywa loves to play lawn tennis and do fitness training in his free time. He also enjoys traveling, cross-country drives, nature walks, and a good book.