Professor Rev. Samuel Abimerech Luboga

IDI Board Chairperson,
Executive Director, Sustainable Leadership Institute
Associate Professor (ret.) Makerere University

Professor Rev. Luboga is an Associate Professor of Anatomy at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences where he has served for over 38 years until his retirement at the end of June 2013. As Head of Department of Anatomy (for nine years) he introduced several innovations such as Student Anatomy Projects for undergraduate and Special Dissections for graduate students. During the eight years he served as Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, he spearheaded the introduction & implementation of innovative changes in Health Professional Education by transforming all five undergraduate curricula from traditional to a Problem Based Learning / Community Based Education and Services (PBL/COBERS).He also led the team that spearheaded the collaboration between Yale Medical School and the Faculty of Medicine Makerere University. He initiated collaboration with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in integrating Leadership and Management training into COBES. He also started the non-credit co-counseling course for the health professionals at the Faculty of Medicine. He led a review of the curricula for all postgraduate programmes in the Faculty to ensure that they meet the demands of stakeholders for quality health care and fit within the rules and regulations of Makerere University and National Council for Higher Education.