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Our Team

Our Team

Advisory Council

Dr. Jackson Orem



Professor Charles Olweny



Dr. David Poplack is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of pediatric oncology and served as Director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers for 25 years. Under his leadership, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers grew exponentially – from seven faculty members... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4556
Dr. Sarah Kiguili
Dr. Sarah Kiguili is Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at Makerere University in Uganda.


Dr. William Macharia



Faculty

Dr. Joseph is a member of the Global Oncology Program, Lymphoma Program, and the Epidemiology Program. He is currently serving as the Medical Director for the Global HOPE Program in Uganda, the Director of the East Africa Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program, and Chair of the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Gladstone Airewele is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the Director of the Global Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Houston, Texas. He specializes in pediatric sickle cell disease. His clinical... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1580.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Parth Mehta is the Director of the Global Oncology Program. Before relocating back to the United States, Dr. Mehta lived in Africa from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Mehta served as the Director of the Haemophilia and Oncology Clinic of Botswana at the Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. His... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1025.08 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: Main Campus Office: 832-824-4598
Dr. Jeremy Slone, an Assistant Professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH), specializes clinically in pediatric solid tumors. His clinical research focuses on pediatric cancer epidemiology in low and middle income countries (LMICs), particularly... Read more

Address: One Baylor Plaza Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1024
Dr. Ernest Frugé is a clinical psychologist with specialized training in group and organizational behavior. Dr. Frugé’s research primarily focuses on the development of educational methods to enhance decision making, collaboration and leadership in medicine. Dr. Frugé is particularly interested in... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1550.04 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4665
Dr. Grace Ndeezi



Dr. Ezekiel Mupere



Dr. Philippa Musoke



Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. He oversees all clinical and clinical research activities involving children with brain tumors and solid tumors at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. His specific... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4266
Dr. Judith Margolin is Co-Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Vascular Anomalies Program at Texas Children's Hospital. Her clinical interests include: leukemia, lymphoma, vascular anomalies, and hematologic disorders. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4583
Dr. Lisa Bomgaars is the Director of Clinical Research for the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology  Centers, and is the Director of the Research Resources Office (RRO) and Clinical Research Center at TCH/Baylor College of Medicine. She is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics and Global... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1590 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4629
Dr. Sabrina Kitaka



Dr. Susan Nabadda



Dr. Israel Luutu



Dr. John Sekabira



Dr. Israel Kalyesubula



Dr. Eddie Mwebesa



Dr. Heather Hume



Dr. Dorothy Kyeyune



Program Manager, Global Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence (HOPE), Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers

Elise Ishigami, MBA, MPH
Elise Ishigami is the Assistant Director of the Global Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence program (HOPE) at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. She leads the administrative operations and strategic planning of the centers’ global programs in Africa focused around patient care,... Read more


Project Coordinator




Administrative Coordinator

Rachel Kansiime



Advisory Council

Dr. Jackson Orem



Professor Charles Olweny



Dr. David Poplack is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of pediatric oncology and served as Director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers for 25 years. Under his leadership, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers grew exponentially – from seven faculty members... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4556
Dr. Sarah Kiguili
Dr. Sarah Kiguili is Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at Makerere University in Uganda.


Dr. William Macharia



Faculty

Dr. Joseph is a member of the Global Oncology Program, Lymphoma Program, and the Epidemiology Program. He is currently serving as the Medical Director for the Global HOPE Program in Uganda, the Director of the East Africa Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program, and Chair of the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Gladstone Airewele is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the Director of the Global Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Houston, Texas. He specializes in pediatric sickle cell disease. His clinical... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1580.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Parth Mehta is the Director of the Global Oncology Program. Before relocating back to the United States, Dr. Mehta lived in Africa from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Mehta served as the Director of the Haemophilia and Oncology Clinic of Botswana at the Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. His... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1025.08 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: Main Campus Office: 832-824-4598
Dr. Jeremy Slone, an Assistant Professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH), specializes clinically in pediatric solid tumors. His clinical research focuses on pediatric cancer epidemiology in low and middle income countries (LMICs), particularly... Read more

Address: One Baylor Plaza Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1024
Dr. Ernest Frugé is a clinical psychologist with specialized training in group and organizational behavior. Dr. Frugé’s research primarily focuses on the development of educational methods to enhance decision making, collaboration and leadership in medicine. Dr. Frugé is particularly interested in... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1550.04 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4665
Dr. Grace Ndeezi



Dr. Ezekiel Mupere



Dr. Philippa Musoke



Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. He oversees all clinical and clinical research activities involving children with brain tumors and solid tumors at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. His specific... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4266
Dr. Judith Margolin is Co-Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Vascular Anomalies Program at Texas Children's Hospital. Her clinical interests include: leukemia, lymphoma, vascular anomalies, and hematologic disorders. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4583
Dr. Lisa Bomgaars is the Director of Clinical Research for the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology  Centers, and is the Director of the Research Resources Office (RRO) and Clinical Research Center at TCH/Baylor College of Medicine. She is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics and Global... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1590 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4629
Dr. Sabrina Kitaka



Dr. Susan Nabadda



Dr. Israel Luutu



Dr. John Sekabira



Dr. Israel Kalyesubula



Dr. Eddie Mwebesa



Dr. Heather Hume



Dr. Dorothy Kyeyune



Program Manager, Global Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence (HOPE), Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers

Elise Ishigami, MBA, MPH
Elise Ishigami is the Assistant Director of the Global Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence program (HOPE) at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. She leads the administrative operations and strategic planning of the centers’ global programs in Africa focused around patient care,... Read more


Project Coordinator




Administrative Coordinator

Rachel Kansiime