Date:October 02, 2012

Joseph Lubega, MD, MPH

Joseph Lubega, M.D., M.P.H.Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Joseph Lubega
6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1510.00
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-4242
Fax: 832-825-1453


About Joseph Lubega, MD, MPH

Dr. Joseph Lubega is an Instructor of Pediatrics at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. He participates in the Global Oncology Program and the Epidemiology Program.


Dr. Joseph Lubega received his medical degree from Makerere University in Kampala,Uganda. He trained in Pediatrics residency at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in the United Kingdom before relocating to the Newark Beth Israel Medical Centre in Newark, New Jersey to complete Residency in Pediatrics. He was recognized as Resident of the Year in Pediatrics in June 2011 at the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center where he was based out of the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.

He completed the Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine where he was based at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Dr. Lubega also earned a Master of Science in Public Health degree in the division of Epidemiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health.

Dr. Lubega’s research interests focus on the mechanisms of malignant transformation of immune cells by infections (EBV, Herpes Viruses, HIV, Malaria, etc) and other immunological alterations that may result in lymphoma, histiocytosis and possibly leukemia. He is a zealous advocate for building capacity for pediatric cancer care and research in Africa.

Selected Memberships

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics