Paul, born in Soroti, is one of the youngest on the team, having previously served as the interns representative to the executive. He graduated in 2020 with a BDS from Makerere University. Son to a beautiful angel (he describes) and a now Retired Court of Appeal Judge (Rtd Hon. Engwau S.G), he hails from a family of reputable civil standing; lawyers, doctors, bankers, name it! He also serves as CEO of a transportation business, shareholder in Nick gadgets and electronics as well as Kampala tasty Rolex. Has an eye for business this one!
Dr. Namitala Allena - UDA Treasurer
Dr. Allena Served as student representative on UDA from 2015 to 2016. Graduated from Makerere University in 2017. Worked with Rela Dental Clinic in 2018 ,Naalya and currently at Pan Dental surgery for the past 3 years. And is currently an implantologist student as well as serving as the UDA treasurer. she aims at making dental healthcare friendly and thus improving health seeking behavior.
Dr. Geoffrey B. Bataringaya - UDA President
Dr. Geoffrey graduated from Makerere University in 1995 with a BDS from Makerere University. He has been in private practice since, and in 2000, started Basil’s Dental Clinic, where he still practices. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is interested in Implantology and Aesthetic Dentistry.
Dr Ssejjanzi Valanta - UDA Journal Editor
Dr Valanta is a newly wed man still beaming with the joy and promise of a fruitful marriage. He currently serves as the chief editor of the UDA Journal, a position he will retain for the next 2 years. He graduated with a BDS in 2020 from Makerere University and after finishing his internship, started working with Cal Dental Clinic Naalya. A staunch Christian, he has centered his life around God, Christianity and his lovely wife Vivian.
Dr. Matovu Muhammad - UDA CDE Coordinator
Dr. Muhammad graduated from the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine International University of Africa Khartoum in 2016. He did his Medical Internship from Mulago National Referral hospital Kampala in 2018. He worked at Kay's Dental Clinics as a Dental Surgeon in 2019 , He later left and started his private practice called Prime Dental Clinic in 2020 which he still runs to date . He is very passionate about dentistry and is currently serving as a CDE Coordinator on the Uganda Dental Association Executive .
Dr. Trevor Kwagala - UDA General Secretary
Dr. Trevor has served on the executive before, once as the Students representative and once as the Editor of UDA Journal. He is currently in part time Dental Practice at Dino Dental Kampala. Besides Dentistry, he is a writer, having published an online Poetry Anthology in 2020.
Dr. Angoro Leticia - UDA Secretary for Projects
Dr. Angoro Elogu leticia is a Makerere University kampala trained dental surgeon who currently works with IMC dental centre Kololo. Very passionate about dentistry and implantology, currently pursuing a certificate in inplantology at the pandental academy. 'Don't let your life be barren. Be useful. Make yourself felt. Shine forth with the torch of your faith and your love' and so trying as much as possible to make the best use of time by serving in this association.
Dr. Davis Ntulume - UDA Regional Representative
Dr. Davis has been in active clinical practice for 16years and counting. He is based at Nakasero Hospital Dental Clinic, one of the top tier Hospitals in the Country. A Seasoned Lecturer of Human Physiology at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences, he boasts of a hefty academic background; from a BDS MUK, MSc in Physiology, Cert in Implantology, Cert in CADCAM Dentistry and counting. He has been instrumental in the past and hopefully future running of the Uganda Dental Association.
Dr. Biren Yajnik - UDA Vice President
Dr. Biren, a Dental Surgeon for over 25 Years was trained in India and earned a BDS in Dental Surgery. He did his fellowship at F.A.G.E India and is a fellow of the Royal Society Of Health UK where he was mentored by world-renowned Dental Professors. He has worked in India, Kenya and Uganda for the last 22 years. He works at Sterling Dental Clinic, a privately owned Practice for the last 22 years and now located at Garden City Mall, Kampala. Sterling Dental Clinic has done a lot of community work in conjunction with Colgate by holding dental camps in many rural areas as well as doing school checkups since 1998. His personal motto in life is to live for the day, and make everyday count.
Anitah Kejaji - UDA Administrator
Anitah is an ambitious young lady whose dream is to have broader experience in so many things. She graduated in 2019 as a Professional procurement Officer later joined so many fields as her desire goes. She loves God and She is saved. She is the UDA administrator and loves working with Dentists.