Dr. Cissy Kityo Mutuluza
Dr. Cissy Kityo Mutuluuza is a Ugandan physician, epidemiologist, and medical researcher.
She is among the pioneers of scientists who scaled up Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa since 1992.
As member of the AIDS Task force in Uganda and previously a Chair for the AIDS Clinical Care Subcommittee, she was involved in planning and writing the first strategic plan for a national program to increase access to care and ARVs and the national ARV policy.
Dr. Kityo has over 20 years of experience in conducting and coordinating research and medical care services. She has been Principal Investigator, Co-PI or investigator for operational, clinical and epidemiological trials of HIV treatment and associated infections including TB, as well as intervention studies aimed at preventing HIV transmission and preparation for HIV vaccines. Her research interests are in clinical trials, operational research, ART implementation studies, and evolution of HIV drug resistance and HIV Reservoirs in developing countries for the HIV Cure Agenda.