Ronlad Kibuuka

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Bachelor of science technology– Biology, Kyambogo University
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Research Assistant-NaPRiC
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Ronald Kibuuka is a dedicated professional with a strong background in medical research, microbiology, and laboratory technology. Currently serving as a Research Assistant at the Natural Products Research and Innovation Centre, Busitema University Faculty of Health Sciences, Mbale, Uganda, Ronald actively contributes to advancing knowledge in various scientific domains. With prior experience at Abacus Parenteral Drugs Ltd as a QC Microbiologist, at Uganda Virus Research Institute as a Volunteer, and at Lubaga Hospital as an Intern Laboratory Technician, he has honed his skills in quality control, research methodologies, and laboratory practices. Ronald holds an MBChB degree from Busitema University, a Bachelor of Science Technology in Biology from Kyambogo University, and certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) from Makerere University. He has engaged in notable research projects and received grants for his work, demonstrating his commitment to advancing healthcare knowledge. Ronald's proficiency in Luganda and English, coupled with his analytical thinking, effective communication, problem-solving, time management, and leadership skills, make him a valuable asset in the field. Ronald Kibuuka's expertise and dedication position him as a trusted professional in medical research and laboratory science.

Research Projects
  • Compliance of public health facilities with essential medicines and health supplies redistribution guidelines in Mbale district, Eastern Uganda: a mixed-methods study (research assistant) 
  • Burden of alcohol and other substance use and correlates among undergraduate students at Busitema University in rural Eastern Uganda after COVID-19 ckdown (Co investigator)    
  • Coping mechanisms of students with mental disorders at Busitema University, an exploratory qualitative study at Mbale and Busia campuses. (Co investigator) 
Research Focus
  • Microbiology
  • Medical Research 
  • Natural Products


Staff Type
Academic Staff