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Global Oncology Lecture Series
April 12 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
The Global Oncology (GO) Lecture Series Webinar features presentations with unique perspectives. The goal of the webinar series is to bring together those working in the global cancer field to share research or program updates and establish closer working collaborations.
Speaker: Henry Ddungu, MBChB, MMed, Hematology Consultant, Uganda Cancer Institute
Presenting: Optimal Use of Platelet Transfusion in Cancer (OPTIC) in sub-Saharan Africa
Dr. Ddungu began his Ph.D. studies in Seattle with coursework at the University of Washington and clinical oncology rotations at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Harborview Medical Center. Since returning to Kampala in 2012, he has continued his doctoral research at Makerere University, studying the optimal use of platelet transfusion for oncology patients at the UCI. He is currently a hematologist and director of laboratory operations at the UCI.