Dr. Angella Musiimenta, PhD, MSc, BCS

Senior Lecturer, and HoD IT/S


Skype ID: angella.musiimenta

Phone: +256 776 820 598

About Angella  : 

Dr. Musiimenta is a Senior Lecturer and Heads the Department Information Technology. She currently lectures Health informatics-related courses such as Healthcare Project Planning and Management, and Research Methods in Healthcare.

Long Term Career Goal: To improve medication adherence using technology-assisted interventions.

Other Research Interests: Implementing interventions to inspire rural school girls into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Education Information

2007-2011: PhD, focusing on health informatics , The University of Manchester, UK

2004-2005: MSc Information Systems, The University of Leeds, UK

1999-2003: Bachelor of Computer Science, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda.

2013:          Global Health Fellow, Brown International Advanced Research Institute, University of Brown, USA.


Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Campbell JI, Eyal N, Musiimenta A, and Haberer JE. (2015). Ethical Questions in Electronic Medication Adherence . Journal of General Internal Medicine.
  2. Musiimenta, A. (2013). Social and Institutional Issues in the Adoption of School-based, Computer-assisted Sexual Health Education Program. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 5 (2).
  3. Musiimenta, A. (2012). Contextual Mediators influencing the Effectiveness of Behavioural Change Interventions: A Case of HIV/AIDS Prevention Behaviours. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 4(2).
  4. Musiimenta, A. (2013). Social and Institutional Issues in the Adoption of School-based Technology-aided Sexual Health Education Program. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 5(2).
  5. Musiimenta, A. (2012). A Controlled Before-After Evaluation a computer-based HIV/AIDS education on Students’ Sexual Behaviours, Knowledge and Attitudes. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 4(1).
  6. Musiimenta, A. (2012). Information Technology Issues in Sexual Health Education.  International Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 53(3).

Book Publication

Musiimenta, A. (2012). Can Schools become Centres for HIV/AIDS Education? Valuable Insights from the Implementation and Adoption of a Computer-assisted, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS Intervention. ISBN: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co.KG.Germany.

Other Publications

  1. Musiimenta, A. (2010).Stigma and Discrimination Surrounding HIV/AIDS. UNFPA Conversation for A better World.  17th August 2010. [online]. Available at: http://www.conversationsforabetterworld.com/2010/08/stigma-and-discrimination-surrounding-hivaids/.
  2. Musiimenta, A. (2010). Here are some ways to Reduce Maternal Health. The New Vision, July 22nd 2010. [online]. Available at: http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/459/726616.

Journal Review

  • Journal of social science and Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Internet Research

Funded Research Projects

1). Title: "Development of a Real-Time Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Intervention in Uganda" (Wisepill study:R34 MH100940-01).

Sponsor: NIH/NIMH,

Description: This project involves the use of computerised pill containers, SMS text messages, and social supporters to empower HIV patients adhere to their ART medication.

Role: Co-Investigator.


2). Title: "Ethics of Electronic Medication Adherence" (EAM Ethics Study: R21 AI108329-01)

Sponsor: NIH/NIAID

Description: The project explores ethical issues (trust, privacy, confidentiality, autonomy, and responsibility) involved in electronic medication adherence.

Role: Co-investigator


3). Title "Inspiring Girls into STEM" (Google Rise Project: TFR14-00388)

Sponsor: Google K-12 Education Outreach Grant, USA.

Description: This project inspires rural school girls into STEM courses and careers through career guidance and inspiration sessions, role modelling and residential summer camps.

Role: Principal Coordinator.


4). Title: Problem-based Teaching and Learning

Sponsor: DAAD

Description: This project builds the capacity of university lecturers and students in developing countries to adopt problem-based teaching and learning. We achieve this aim through coordinating capacity building sessions, staff/student exchange programs and industrial placements.

Role: Principal Coordinator.


5). Title: Computer Science for High School (CS4H project)

Sponsor: Google, USA

Description: This project builds the capacity of secondary school teachers to better prepare girls into computing courses and careers.

Role: Principal Coordinator.


Community Services: Details available at: http://www.angelscompassion.org


For more professional details: visit http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Angella-Musiimenta/info