Dr Abel Bulamu Ekiri

Lecturer in Infectious Disease Epidemiology


Abel holds a veterinary degree from Makerere University (Uganda) and MS and PhD degrees in epidemiology from the University of Florida (USA). Additionally, Abel is a board-certified member/diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (DACVPM). Abel values interdisciplinary collaborative research and has interests and experience in the application of clinical, field, molecular and analytical epidemiology, and One Health approaches to address research questions relevant to animal health and public health in both developed and resource-limited settings. Abel has contributed to research activities in a range of areas including livestock health, management and production and antimicrobial use practices of animal health professionals in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as on research and capacity building activities in the areas of One Health and transboundary animal diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.