Dr Phyllis Awor

Dr Phyllis Awor, Lecturer and Researcher, Makerere University, Uganda

Dr Phyllis Awor

Lecturer and Researcher, Makerere University, Uganda

Dr Phyllis Awor is a Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Community Health and Behavioural Sciences. She holds degrees MBChB from Makerere University; MSc. International Health from the University College London, University of Copenhagen, and University of Bergen; and a PhD from University of Bergen

Her research interests are: child health, infectious diseases (including malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea), public and private health systems and community based innovation. In 2017, she and a group of female scientists received the Gro Brundtland award for "innovation in public health and sustainable development." Together they wrote the paper titled Challenges and coping strategies faced by female scientists-A multicentric cross sectional study in 2020. It is on challenges and coping strategies faced by female scientists.

All Sessions by Dr Phyllis Awor

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Panel on Gender Equity and Inclusivity in LMIC Research Mentorship (LSHTM)

Led by: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

This parallel session will bring together finalists from the crowdsourcing open call to present their mentorship ideas and an expert panel to discuss issues around equity, gender, and an intersectional perspective in research and in mentorship in LMICs, opportunities and challenges of women in science and strategies to advance more women leaders in global health.

Introduction and Overview
Dr Eneyi Kpokiri, PhD Clinical Pharmacist and Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

1. Ms. Hannah Berrian, Research Fellow for Patient Engagement and Person-Centered Approaches at Reducing the Burden of Severe Stigmatizing Skin Diseases (REDRESS), Liberia.
2. Dr Mrittika Barua, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Science of Implementation and Scale-up, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh
3. Ms. Annabel Steiner, Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
4. Dr. Bethelhem Solomon Woldetsadik, Associate Researcher , Armauer Hansen Research Institute

1. Dr Mariam OTMANI DEL BARRIO, Scientist, gender and intersectionality research lead, The Special Programme on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, WHO, Switzerland
2. Dr Ogechukwu B. ARIBODOR, Senior Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
3. Dr. Agatha Eileen Wapmuk, Public Health Physician/Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria
4. Dr. Phyllis Awor, Lecturer, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
5. Dr Wessel van den Berg, Senior Advocacy Officer, Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice
6. Prof Michele BARRY, Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health, Senior Associate Dean for Global Health, Stanford University, United States.