Philippa Musoke qualified with a medical degree (MBChB) from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda in 1981. Her Pediatric specialty training was obtained from University of Louisville, Kentucky and sub-specialty training in infectious diseases from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, USA(1994). Her current appointment is in the department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. In addition, she is the site Principal Investigator for the Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University clinical research site, Kampala Uganda in the NIH supported IMPAACT Network.  She is board certified in Pediatric infectious diseases and has been conducting clinical trials in perinatal HIV prevention and childhood tuberculosis since 1995 and more recently implementing studies/programs for paediatric antiretroviral therapy in resource limited settings. Areas of research interest include: the prevention of mother to child HIV transmission through breast feeding, the simplification of antiretroviral regimens for children from resource limited settings and epidemiology, and the diagnosis and immunology of childhood tuberculosis.