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DAVID COLLINS AGABA

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TEACHING ASSISTANT

Person Profile

Name: Dr. David Collins Agaba

Position: Teaching Assistant

Qualifications: MBChB (MUST), MSc. Physiology (MUST), PGD (Clinical Trials)

Email address: acollins@must.ac.ug

Research group active in:

Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Role: Principal Investigator

Research interests

  • Determining the prevalence and factors associated with metabolic syndrome among patients with Severe Mental Illness at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital
  • Identifying the common cardio-metabolic abnormalities common among patients with severe mental illness at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital
  • Determining the 10-year Risk of cardiovascular Disease among patients with Severe mental Illness at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital

Unique responsibilities

  1. In-charge of Practicals for post graduate MSc. Physiology
  2. In-charge of type setting and compilation of exam
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  4. Role related posts held
  1. Deputy chairperson of the University convocation.

Career

  1. Deputy Medical Superintendent, Karoli Lwanga Hospital Nyakibale (2014-2016)

publications

  1. AGABA, D. C., MIGISHA, R., KATAMBA, G. & ASHABA, S. 2020a. Cardio-metabolic abnormalities among patients with severe mental illness at a Regional Referral Hospital in southwestern Uganda. PloS one, 15, e0235956.
  1. AGABA, D. C., MIGISHA, R., LUGOBE, H. M., KATAMBA, G. & ASHABA, S. 2020b. A 10-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Disease among Patients with Severe Mental Illness at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Southwestern Uganda. BioMed Research International, 2020.
  1. AGABA, D. C., MIGISHA, R., NAMAYANJA, R., KATAMBA, G., LUGOBE, H. M., AHEISIBWE, H., TWESIGOMWE, G. & ASHABA, S. 2019. Prevalence and associated factors of metabolic syndrome among patients with severe mental illness attending a tertiary hospital in southwest Uganda. BioMed Research International, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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