What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your research)

Jimmy holds a masters in Medical Anthropology, and currently a One Health research fellow with SCITEL Global, Inc. Jimmy is leading a landscape assessment and policy brief project focusing on structural challenges and barriers to behaviors related to Antimicrobial Use and Resistance and the social, cultural, and economic factors that influence the use of antimicrobials in Uganda.

Why did you choose to participate in the ASAPbio Fellows program?

I chose to participate in the ASAPbio Fellows program because it offers a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse community of researchers and advocates focused on advancing open science practices, which aligns closely with my research interests in One Health and antimicrobial resistance.

What are you excited about in science communication?

As an ASAPbio Fellows program participant, I explore innovative ways to bridge the gap between scientific research and public understanding, especially in the realm of antimicrobial use and resistance. By leveraging the interdisciplinary nature of the ASAPbio program, I have the opportunity to enhance science communication efforts, fostering informed decision-making and sustainable solutions to combat antimicrobial resistance.

Ask me about….

I love reading, I love to understand spirituality beyond the Abrahamic religion. since I discovered The Urantia Papers. It opened my mind beyond the concept of God, spirituality, or even the Cosmos. Besides the Urantia Book, I love Playing Volleyball, Sometimes I Play chess and when the opportunity is available, I love watching nature in totality.

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