Oluchi Abosi, MBChB, MPH

Infection Preventionist


  • Perform daily surveillance for hospital-associated infections
  • Investigate outbreaks and clusters of infections at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Implements national infection control guidelines and standards to help prevent transmission of infections
  • Present data and activities that improve the safety of the environment
  • Assess trends; identify problems, design and implement specific interventions and quality improvement programs


I am an Infection Preventionist with the Clinical Quality and Performance Improvement team at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. I obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Makerere University in Uganda. Thereafter, I worked in primary care in both Uganda and Botswana mainly with individuals living with HIV infection. I am also a graduate from the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa where I completed a Master’s in Public Health with a focus in Epidemiology.

My goal is to improve patient outcomes by utilizing my clinical and epidemiological backgrounds, focusing on infection prevention.

  • MBChB – Makerere University Medical School
  • MPH (Epidemiology) – College of Public Health, University of Iowa.

Special Interest and Activities:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • HIV/ Tuberculosis
  • Global Health
  • Epidemiology


Address: C516 GH
Phone: 319-384-8207

When asked, what inspires you?

Working towards a common goal to improve overall patient care.