Category Archives: Teaching

Neurosurgery Morning Report, Data Collection and a Surprise Visit from an Old Friend

Monday, 18 June 18 It’s been a busy but wonderful day here in Kampala! We started this morning by attending the Neurosurgery Morning Report. Winnie and I were going to head to the chart room to collect more data but … Continue reading

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Count-Down to Uganda & Congratulations to the Makerere University Pharmacy Class of 2011

March 20, 2016 Greetings! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted but Uganda is never far from my mind. Believe it or not, but it is now time to start the countdown for my next trip to Uganda. We leave the … Continue reading

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Spreading the News about Advancing Pharmacy Practice in Uganda

18 October 2015:  I’ve been back in the USA for just 2 weeks now but my Ugandan friends, pharmacists and pharmacy students are never far from my thoughts.  This past trip was incredibly successful and rewarding for me and I … Continue reading

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Last Session with the Ugandan Pharmacy Interns in Kampala

4 October 2015:   On Thursday I had my last teaching session with the Ugandan Pharmacy Interns working in the hospitals in Kampala.  I spoke to them about making drug dosage adjustments when patients have impaired kidneys. I started to … Continue reading

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Last Day Teaching at Makerere University School of Pharmacy

2 October 2015: Today was both happy and sad for me. Once again my time in Uganda teaching the pharmacy students at Makerere University and working with them and the Pharmacy Interns at Mulago and other hospitals has come to … Continue reading

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A Word About Time

22 September 2015: Time and the value of timeliness is one of the biggest cultural differences I’ve encountered since working in Africa. Most everyone has heard the term “Africa Time” or something similar. I’ll speak only to my observations in … Continue reading

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A Visit to Nsambya and Mengo Hospitals in Kampala, Uganda

21 September 2015: Until today, all of my clinical pharmacy work in Kampala has been based at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Makerere University School of Pharmacy. But after the presentation I made last week at the Pharmaceutical Society of … Continue reading

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A Pharmaceutical Care Presentation

18 September 2015: When I come to Uganda I never can anticipate exactly what I activities I will participate in here. Of course, I have planned ahead for my main tasks, and this time, that was the teaching of the … Continue reading

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A New Experience for 3rd Year Makerere Pharmacy Students + A Presentation to the Pharmacy Interns

10 September 2015: The 3rd Year Makerere University Pharmacy Students started a new chapter of their training today at Mulago National Referral Hospital. It was their first day on the patient wards as active participants and not just observers. Their … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

9 September 2015: Today I helped to precept the 4th Year Pharmacy Students during their experiential learning time at Mulago National Referral Hospital. It has been a regular part of the BPharm curriculum to have the students go to the … Continue reading

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