Doctor William Worodria

Executive member

Consultant Physician at Ministry of Health, Uganda. Senior Consultant Physician at Mulago.

Dr William Worodria is a Ugandan physician trained in pulmonology and clinical research. He has a Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) from Makerere University, Kampala and a Doctorate from University of Antwerp, Belgium. He is a Senior Consultant (Internal Medicine) and has worked as a Consultant Chest Physician at the Department of Medicine, Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda for the last 17 years. He heads the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Mulago National Referral Hospital and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. He a founding member and the General Secretary of Uganda Thoracic Society. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society. His research interests include pulmonary complications of HIV, including tuberculosis and the HIV-TB immune reconstitution syndrome. He has collaborated on NIH-funded, clinical and translational research studies in HIV-related HIV-associated pneumonias, tuberculosis, and Pneumocystis pneumonia for 10 years, He also previously participated in a Wellcome Trust Funded study on “Strategies for the Management of Multi Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Kampala” study (2003-2006) and on the EDCTP/NACCAP and EU funded study on “Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) and other selected adverse effects of therapy in TB/HIV co-infected patients, starting HAART”.