Junta editorial

Dr Jackson Orem

Uganda Cancer Institute, Kampala, Uganda

Dr Orem is a graduate of the Makerere University School of Medicine in Uganda. He trained in haematology and oncology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland USA. Dr Orem is the Director of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) and is a Senior Consultant in Oncology. He holds an honorary faculty position at Makerere and is external faculty at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is a member of the Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Technical working group of the Ministry of Health and chairs the adverse events and surveillance committee of the HPV vaccine roll out.

Dr Orem is associate Director of the UCI/Hutchison Cancer Center Alliance collaboration between the Uganda Cancer Institute and the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center. He is a member of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC), NCI international BL Clinical Care Committee and is PI for the AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG). His research interests are in infection related cancers - especially viral, and novel treatment of cancer in low resource settings. He was one of the lead investigators in a ground-breaking dose-modified oral chemotherapy trial for AIDS-related non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.