SAHU Founding Members

Godfrey Zari Rukundo M.D.(MBChB, M. Med Psych, CFCAP, PhD)

Dr. Rukundo is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at Mbarara University of Science and Technology/Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital. Dr. Rukundo is a clinician, health sciences educator/trainer, supervisor and mentor. He has more than ten years of experience in training/teaching and research. He is also the current national coordinator of training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, with the aim of developing mental health services for children and adolescents in Uganda.

Denis Lewis Bukenya, BSWSA, MPA

A social worker and an Adolescent Health Training Specialist and Head of Advocacy and Research at the Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre, a pioneer Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights program in Kampala, Uganda that provides advocacy and youth-friendly reproductive health and related services.

Betsy Pfeffer, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, U.S.A. Dr. Pfeffer is an adolescent medicine clinician who sees teens in an outpatient and inpatient setting, teaches medical students and residents and lectures internationally on multiple topics related to adolescent health care. She has been working together with Dr. Kitaka for over six years and is committed to their efforts to help improve health care delivery to teens in Uganda.

Sabrina Kitaka, M.D.

Senior Lecturer & Paediatric & Adolescent Health Specialist, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health and Sciences Kampala, Uganda.

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