Uganda

Tim Erickson

Executive Director / Uganda

Tim is the Executive Director of the CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda. CURE Uganda is one of the world’s leading hospitals for treating children with hydrocephalus, spina bifida, and other neurosurgical conditions. […]

Justin Onen

Assistant Medical Director / Uganda

Justin Onen joined CURE in December of 2005 as a medical officer at CURE Uganda. He studied neurosurgery from June 2008 to December 2013 and had a fellowship with CURE Uganda for several months in early 2014. […]

Peter Ssenyonga

Senior Neurosurgeon / Uganda

Dr. Peter Ssenyonga serves as a Senior Neurosurgeon at CURE Uganda. Peter received his medical training at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in the western part of Uganda. After his internship at the Mulago National Referral Hospital, he worked as a medical officer with CURE Uganda for three and a half years under Dr. Ben Warf before doing his neurosurgery training at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He was awarded the Pediatric Neurosurgery Traveling Fellowship by the Pediatric Section of the AANS (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) and spent 3 months at the Neurosurgical Department at The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto. He also serves as faculty at the African Pediatric Neurosurgery Course.

Peter is married to Lydia who is still in South Africa completing a Masters Degree in Nursing. Together, they have three lovely girls. When he is not at the hospital, he serves at his local church. He loves reading, following sports, watching movies, and listening to gospel music.

Fred Wangwa

Spiritual Director / Spiritual Ministry, Uganda

Pastor Fred Wangwa serves CURE Uganda as Spiritual Director. He worked with a church planting organization as a mission’s coordinator for four years before he was called into pastoral ministry after his theological training At All Nations Theological Seminary.

Fred pastored Bukhumwa Christian Church as senior pastor for six years before joining CURE. He is passionate about […]

Abby Watrous

Storyteller / Marketing, Uganda

Abby is the CURE Storyteller in Uganda. Her background is in environmental sustainability and global health, so she gets really excited about practical solutions for a healthier planet and healthy people. She loves learning people’s stories and has lived in Texas, China, London, and Benin. Getting to make new friends and share snapshots of what God is up to in their lives is a dream job for her!

Emmanuel Wegoye

Medical Director / Uganda

Emmanuel Wegoye serves as the Medical Director at CURE Uganda. Dr. Wegoye previously served with BethanyKids at AIC Kijabe Hospital.

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