Professor and Chair, Department Medicine, Makerere University
Professor Kamya's research and teaching in infectious diseases spans a period in excess of 20 years. He specifically has special interest in the interaction between malaria and HIV/AIDS. He serves as Professor and Chair (Head) of the Department of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. He is also a key researcher and case manager in AIDS care at Mulago National Referral Hospital, the teaching hospital of the university, and at the adjacent Makerere University Infectious Diseases Institute.
His research spans HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, STDs. He trains medical students and residents in the design and execution of infectious diseases research. Among his many responsibilities, he also serves as editor of the Uganda antiretroviral therapy (ART) clinical guidelines. He is also the chair of the Uganda Ministry of Health adult ART management committee. He has published widely in peer journals and has contributed to several books on the subject matter.