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MUYANJA DANIEL

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Lecturer

A.  Profile
Name: MUYANJA DANIEL
Department: INTERNAL MEDICINE
Qualifications:
1) M.B.ch.B (MAKCHS)
2) Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSTMH)
3) MMed Internal Medicine (MUST)

Academic Rank: Lecturer

Current Responsibilities:

  1. Provide clinical instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in the department of internal medicine.
  2. Currently head of the respiratory unit in the department of internal medicine.
  3. Deputy undergraduate coordinator , department of internal medicineB. Previous Research Projects:

Title of research:  Prevalence of and risk factors for poor glycemic control among diabetic outpatients (1st year post graduate thesis-unpublished).

Start date: January 2012

End Date: May 2012

Source of funding: Personal Resources

Title of research: Dyslipidaemia in patients on first line antiretroviral regimens at Mbarara regional referral hospital immune suppression clinic: a cross-sectional comparative study (3rd year post graduate thesis).

Start date: January 2014

End date: May 2014

Source of Funding: Joint Clinical Research Centre’s Clinical Operational and Health services Research (COHRE) training program

C.  Current Research Projects

Title of research: Poultry Microenterprise, Environmental and airway microbiome and health study (also known as the “Clean Air Study”)

Start date: ‘1st July 2015

End date: ‘30th June, 2016

Source of Funding: American Lung Association Biomedical Research Grant

Title of research: Expatriate Health Study

Start date: ‘1st April 2016

End date: ‘31st March, 2018

Source of Funding: US National Institutes of Health

Title of research Levels of particulate matter (P.M.2.5) and carbon monoxide from households using improved cook stoves: A descriptive pilot study in two African cities

Start date: December 2015

End date: June 2016

Source of Funding: Pan African Thoracic Society, Methods in Epidemiological, Clinical and Operations Research

D.  Academic peer reviewed publications Journal articles in the last five years
Scientific Publications

Muyanja D, Muzoora C, Muyingo A, Muyindike W, Siedner MJ. High Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among People with HIV on Stable ART in Southwestern Uganda. AIDS patient care and STDS. 2016 Jan 1; 30(1):4-10. PMID: 26683587

Abstracts, Poster Presentations and Exhibits at Professional Meetings

Muyanja D, Muzoora C, Muyingo A, Muyindike W, Siedner MJ. High Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among People with HIV on Stable ART in Southwestern Uganda. December 16th, 2015. Oral Presentation. Mbarara University of Science and Technology Annual Research Dissemination Conference.

Muyanja, D. Rheumatoid-arthritis associated interstitial lung disease: A Case Report.  November 11th, 2015. Oral Presentation. Uganda Thoracic Society Annual Conference.

Muyanja D, Vallarino J, Allen JG, Kakuhikire B, Christiani DC, Tsai AC, Lai PS. Fine particulate matter exposure from biomass fuel use in rural Uganda. Submitted as late-breaking abstract (#13183) for the 2016 American Thoracic Society Conference on 25 Jan 2016.

 

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