• Assistant Teaching Professor, Global Health
David Mukasa

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
United States of America

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Dr. Mukasa BVM, MSc, PhD, is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine. Dr. Mukasa received his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (Field Epidemiology) from Makerere University, and a Ph.D. in Public Health (Epidemiology and Genetics) from Seoul National University, and a Masters in Genomic Medicine from Imperial College London. He was a researcher at the International Vaccine Institute in the Department of Biostatistics. Dr. Mukasa has conducted research involving undertaking large-scale analyses based on data from nationwide population-based prospective cohorts and has worked on the derivation of prediction equations to estimate future risk of complex diseases. Dr. Mukasa has also collaborated on infectious disease research involving conducting interventional and observational studies, such as vaccine effectiveness studies, disease surveillance, cost of illness and cost-effectiveness analysis studies, and community household surveys in low- and middle-income countries, such as research programs in Madagascar, Ghana, Malawi, Nepal, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, and Ethiopia.

  • MSc, Imperial College London
  • PhD, Seoul National University
  • MVPM, Makerere University
  • BVM, Makerere University
Country Affiliations 
  • Korean
  • Luganda
Health Topics 
  • Diarrheal Diseases
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Environmental Health (incl. Climate Change)
  • Epidemiology
  • Genomics
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Interventions
  • Immunizations
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neglected Diseases, Tropical Medicine (incl. Parasites)
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Viruses
  • Waterborne Diseases
  • Zoonotic Diseases and Animal Health

Mukasa D, Sung J. A prediction model of Nephrolithiasis Risk: A population-based cohort study in Korea. Investig Clin Urol. 2020 Mar;61(2):188-199.PMID: 32158970.

Mukasa D, Sung J. A prediction model of low back pain risk: a population based cohort study in Korea. Korean J Pain. 2020 Apr 1;33(2):153-165. PMID: 32235016.

Gharipour A, Razavi R, Gharipour M, Mukasa D. Lactate/albumin ratio: An early prognostic marker in critically ill patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 Oct;38(10):2088-2095. PMID: 33152585.

Baluku JB, Mukasa D, Bongomin F, Stadelmann A, Nuwagira E, Haller S, Ntabadde K, Turyahabwe S. Gender differences among patients with drug resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Uganda: a countrywide retrospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 24;21(1):1093. PMID: 34689736

Kyagulanyi E, Mirembe J, Nantaayi B, Nalukenge S, Mukasa D, Tamale J, Oriekot A, Kamya MR, Baluku JB. The prevalence of concurrent pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Uganda: a retrospective study. Ther Adv Infect Dis. 2022 Jun 30;9:20499361221107304. PMID: 35795170.