Dr Julie Makani
Job Title: Associate Professor in the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Julie Makani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania. Following her undergraduate/ postgraduate training at the University of Dar es Salaam she continued her training in the UK, receiving the FRCP from the Royal College of Physicians and the PhD from the Open University. Her area of interest is haematology as a clinical area, with a focus on sickle cell disease. She has published extensively in this area and established/been a member of a number of networks and projects at national, regional and global level one of which is the H3ABioNet Genomic Research Network. She has been awarded several honours and among them, in 2009 she held the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellowship at the African Leadership Institute and is a Fellow of the Tanzania Academy of Sciences and of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK. She was named on the 2018 list of the 100 Most Influential Africans compiled by New African Magazine as well as the BBC 2019 Top 100 Women list of inspiring and influential women from around the world.
Clinical Research Fellow in the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom
2009 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow
Additional Tags: Haematology, Blood Transfusion, Health, Science