Angelina Kakooza is a neuro-pediatrician/lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics & Child Health at the School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda. Her major research interests are in the fields of Neurology and Infectious diseases, with considerable experience in the field of HIV/AIDS and neurodevelopmental disorders. In the discipline of neurology her core interests are in Cerebral Palsy, Autism, and Epilepsy. Her doctoral study is in the field of cerebral palsy. The bulk of her educational training has been from Uganda, however she has also attended several short courses in pediatrics, neurology and public health in diverse countries in Africa, Asia, United States and Europe.