Prof. John Francis Mugisha is the Vice Chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda, and an internationally recognized scholar in Health Planning and Management. He previously served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs of Cavendish University Uganda and before that, the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Uganda Martyrs University.
Prof. Mugisha is a member of the National Council for Higher Education, where he represents Private Universities in Uganda, a recipient of fellowship award of the Africa Institute of Public Health Professionals, a member of the Uganda National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (UNITAG), and the current Vice Chairman of Uganda Vice Chancellors’ Forum.
An author of several scholarly articles in various peer-reviewed journals, Prof. Mugisha holds a PhD in Health Planning and Management from Keele University (UK), an MSc. Health Services Management from Uganda Martyrs University and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Makerere University.