Welcome to the 4th Annual Uganda Conference on Palliative Care. This conference is a partnership between Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)…
Dr. Andrew Katumba
Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Makerere University
Dr. Andrew Katumba is a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at Makerere University where he also serves as the Lead for the Marconi Research and Innovation Lab (Marconi Lab). He holds a Ph.D. in Photonics Engineering from Gent University, Belgium, and an MSc. Optics and Photonics for Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
His current research focuses on applying Artificial Intelligence to Healthcare and Medicine in low-resource settings. Andrew leads a number of ongoing projects focused on screening cancer (cervical, breast, and prostate) using various medical imaging modalities ranging from ultrasound, and mp-MRI to CT, in collaboration with the Uganda Cancer Institute.
He is also a champion for the digitization of healthcare workflows and for example, co-leads the joint effort between the UCI and Makerere University to establish a national cancer Health Information Exchange.