Dr. Miriam MutebiMBChB, MMed Surg, MS
Miriam Mutebi is a Consultant Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. Miriam completed her General Surgery residency at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, followed by a two year fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology, which included a year in the plastics and reconstruction unit at the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa followed by a Mammadi Soudavar International Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
She then worked for two years as a Graduate Surgical Oncology Research Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York and trained as a Clinical Epidemiologist and Health Systems Researcher at Weill Cornell University, New York.
Her research focus is on understanding the barriers to care for women with cancers in East Africa and in designing interventions to address these., Miriam is also the co-founder of the Pan African Women Association of Surgeons (PAWAS), the aim of which is to provide mentorship and support in women in surgery, and to advocate to improve women’s health and surgical care on the continent.