Stella Maris Nanyonga joined the Medicine Quality Research Group as a Research Pharmacist-AMR in 2022. She coordinates the work on analysing the prioritisation of interventions countering substandard and falsified antimicrobials in National Action Plans against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Stella has worked as a pharmacist since 2010 and has previously worked as a hospital Pharmacist and with the Medicine Regulatory Authority in Uganda.
Stella holds a degree in Pharmacy from Makerere University in Uganda, an MSc in Clinical Pharmacy, International Practice and Policy from the London School of Pharmacy and an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Makerere University. Stella brings on board pharmacy input to a research network of data scientists, forensic biologists, chemists, sociologists, data scientists, software engineers, modellers, and physicians as well as the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) informatics and data management teams working on parallel research on the use of biological and chemical forensics to analyse and model the impact of substandard and falsified antimicrobials on patient outcome and antimicrobial resistance.