Head of Global Health Security
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 www.hiv-druginteractions.org and of the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases.