Mohammed Lamorde

Head of Global Health Security

Dr. Mohammed Lamorde, Head of Global Health Security Programme at the Infectious Diseases Institute. He is an internal medicine physician trained in Nigeria, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom.

Over the past nine years, he has worked at IDI undertaking clinical research in the fields of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria; plus health economics evaluations for interventions relevant to public health in developing countries. Dr. Lamorde has also been a clinician facilitator for district-level training in management of medical emergencies and infection prevention and control for emerging infectious diseases.

In 2012, he was awarded a PhD at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland in recognition of his work on the clinical pharmacokinetics of medicines used in the management of HIV-infected adults. He subsequently held post-doctoral positions at IDI including a Sewankambo Post-Doctoral Scholarship focusing on the effect of food on the pharmacokinetics of rilpivirine, and a Senior Fellowship awarded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership to study drug-drug interactions between rifampicin-based antituberculosis and antimalarial drugs among Ugandan patients with tuberculosis.

Dr. Lamorde is the President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Uganda Chapter; and he is a member of the advisory panel of the leading international HIV drug-drug interactions website and of the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases.