Kidney Disease Lecture (Robert Kalyesubula, MD, MS)

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Bloomberg School of Public Health (Room CHANGE: W2303)

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Occupational and environmental causes of kidney disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): CKDu and toxicants

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Illustrating the true definition of “giving back”, Dr. Robert Kalyesubula is a Ugandan nephrologist who drew on his early childhood experiences to create a bright future for the next generation of Ugandans.

Dr. Kalyesubula holds various titles such as consultant nephrologist (Mulago Hospital), founding president of the Uganda Kidney Foundation, senior lecturer, and member of ethics review board at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS). He is an Adjunct assistant clinical professor for Yale University (USA). In addition, he is a Senior Scientist and principal investigator for several studies on hypertension and kidney diseases including the awarded Non-Communicable Disease open lab grant by GlaxoSmithKline through the Medical Research Council (MRC) to characterize kidney disease in Uganda, Malawi and South Africa.

In 2003, Dr. Kalyesubula co-founded the African Community Centre for Social Sustainability (ACCESS), a community-based organization which aims to strengthen and improve the lives of people living with HIV/Aids (PLWAS), orphans, and vulnerable individuals.

As for research interests, his main focuses are in the field of hypertension, HIV, and kidney diseases along with global health. These are areas in which he has over 50 peer-reviewed publications and has made over 100 presentations both nationally and internationally.

Join us for Dr. Kalyesubula’s presentation as a guest lecturer at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health discussing the occupational and environmental causes of kidney disease in LMICs.

More information about Dr. Kalyesubula can be found here.

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Bloomberg School of Public Health (Room CHANGE: W2303)

615 North Wolfe Street

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