Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho is a medical doctor who has specialised in the field of health economics. She is one of the staff members in the department of Health Policy Planning and Management, where she is responsible for teaching and evaluating both under graduate and postgraduate students, as well as coordinating some courses. She has vast experience in managing, conducting, and analysing health related research in a variety of fields including health systems, reproductive health, infectious diseases, and health financing and economic evaluation. Her main areas of focus are health systems research, cost analysis health financing, and economic evaluation. She is also an effective communicator who has played a key role in disseminating research to stakeholders at different levels.