In a ceremonious transition, Prof. Moses L. Joloba, the Managing Director of Makerere University Biomedical Research Center (MakBRC), bid farewell to his role as the Dean of the School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. The distinguished baton has been passed on to Associate Prof. David P. Kateete, marking a significant shift in the leadership landscape of the institution.
The handover ceremony was a testament to the commitment and dedication exhibited by Prof. Joloba during his tenure. With an illustrious career marked by pioneering research, academic excellence, and administrative prowess, Prof. Joloba steered the School of Biomedical Sciences toward remarkable achievements and global recognition.
Under his stewardship, the School witnessed a transformative period marked by innovative research initiatives, capacity-building programs, collaborations, and a commitment to advancing biomedical sciences. Prof. Joloba’s strategic vision and unwavering commitment to academic excellence have left an indelible mark on the institution’s legacy.
Expressing gratitude for the trust and support bestowed upon him during his tenure, Prof. Joloba emphasized the collective efforts of the faculty, staff, and students that propelled the School’s accomplishments. He conveyed his confidence in the capable leadership of Associate Prof. Kateete and extended his best wishes for the continued growth and success of the School of Biomedical Sciences.
Incoming Dean, Associate Prof. David P. Kateete, brings with him a wealth of experience and a stellar academic background. His expertise in biomedical sciences and a passion for education and research position him as a formidable successor poised to lead the School toward new horizons of excellence.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the new role, Associate Prof. Kateete acknowledged the legacy left by Prof. Joloba. He articulated his commitment to building upon the foundation laid by his predecessor, fostering a culture of innovation, and nurturing a conducive environment for academic and research pursuits.
The transition marks an exciting chapter in the School of Biomedical Sciences’ journey, heralding continuity in pursuing academic distinction and groundbreaking research initiatives. As the baton changes hands, the school anticipates continued growth and contributions to the entire Makerere University community under the capable leadership of Associate Prof. Kateete.
The handover ceremony stands as a testament to the institution’s commitment to academic excellence and signifies a seamless transition towards an even brighter future for biomedical research and education at Makerere University.