Richard Mugwanya Kabuusu BVM, MPH

Richard Mugwanya Kabuusu BVM, MPH

Assistant Professor, Veterinary Clinical Pathology and Public Health

Department of Pathobiology

Email: rkabuusu@sgu.edu
Web: www.sgu.edu 
Tele: (473) 444-4175 ext. 3672
Fax: (473) 444-1480



Areas of Interest

Disease Mapping, Injury Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, Historical research, Zoonotic Infections


Brief Bio

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Richard Kabuusu received a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (B. Vet. Med) in 2000 from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. In 2003 he received a Master of Public Health from St. George’s University, St. George’s, Grenada, West Indies. Since 2006 he has been a PhD candidate in the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, St. George’s University.

Mr. Kabuusu holds the position of Assistant Professor at St. George’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology where he teaches veterinary clinical pathology and clinical skills IV.  He is also involved with Veterinary public health track in the Department of Public health and preventive medicine.

Mr. Kabuusu is an esteemed honor student, and has received many awards of scholarship over the past several years including: University scholarship from St. George’s University to study a PhD in microbiology, full Uganda government scholarship for 5 years to study Bachelor’s of Veterinary Medicine at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda where he was awarded to the top 2.5% of A-level student graduating nationally. He also received a partial International graduate scholarship for a year to study Master of Public Health at St. George’s University.

As a research scientist Mr. Kabuusu received several grants to conduct research and present outcomes, including a grant for travel and living expenses from Texas A&M University to facilitate research on the epidemiology of Echinococcus granulosus in Uganda, a grant for travel expenses from the American Veterinary Medical Association to give an oral presentation at the 140th AVMA convention in Denver, Colorado and a grant from St. George’s University to cover living expenses for the duration in Denver, Colorado.

Selected Publications

Kabuusu R.M., Bakamanume B.B, Kiyini R. Risk factors for cow-related injuries among small-scale cow farmers in Kampala, Uganda. International Journal for Cow Science, 2006, 2: 11-13

Kabuusu R.M., McCann T.J, Sharma R.N. Isolation of bacterial pathogens from table eggs in Grenada. Journal of the Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association, 2003, 3: 21-24.

Selected Projects

Kabuusu R.M. Characteristics of canine transmissible venereal tumors (TVT) in Grenada.

Kabuusu R.M. Epidemiology of animal related injury among veterinarians and farmers in Uganda. 2006

Kabuusu R.M. Ecology of the Uganda kob in QENP, Uganda. 2005

Sis, R., Macpherson, C., Kabuusu R.M. Studies on the epidemiology, wildlife and domestic animal biology and public health importance of Echinococcus granulosus in Uganda. May-July, 2003; May-July, 2004 and May-July 2005.

Kabuusu R.M. Isolation of bacteria from poultry eggs in Grenada. 2002