Social Media Convention 2023

Shem Opolot

PM, DGNN (Duke University)

Shem Opolot currently serves as the Uganda Program Manager for Duke University’s Division of Global Neurosurgery and Neurology (DGNN), an organization dedicated to promoting health in low- and middle-income countries through a multi-faceted evidence-based, and collaborative approach to improving patient access to care, strengthening health systems and informing policy. 

Shem has vast experience in health policy, health economics, health system strengthening, data science, and program management. Shem is passionate about universal healthcare coverage, data-driven decision-making, education, storytelling, collaborative innovation, and strategic stakeholder engagement to solve society’s challenges.

Shem is an analyst, writer, healthcare professional, educator, and content creator.