Gerald Kayingo, Ph.D., P.A.-C.
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Rural Health Care
- Assistant Clinical Professor
Gerald Kayingo is an assistant clinical professor at the Betty Irene School of Nursing at UC Davis and brings extensive experience in scholarship, education and clinical practice.
His research interests relate to health systems research, specifically patient-centered outcomes, team-based care, quality and safety, health-care education as well as advancing rural and global health with mobile technologies. His clinical interests are infectious diseases and metabolic syndrome in primary care settings.
Prior to his UC Davis appointment in 2014, he was a faculty member at the Yale School of Medicine Physician Associate Program and practiced at the Yale New Haven Hospital Primary Care Center.
Nationally, Kayingo serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Physician Assistant Education and has been a member of the national health disparities working group for the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He has been published in several academic journals.
PGDE, Education, Instruction and Curriculum, Makerere University – Kampala Uganda, 1995
Ph.D., Microbiology, Orange Free State University South Africa, 2001
M.Sc., Biotechnology, University of Zimbabwe, 1997
Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant, Yale University School of Medicine, 2007
B.Sc., Botany & Zoology, Makerere University – Kampala Uganda, 1994
State of California, Physician's Assistant License,
State of Connecticut, Physician's Assistant License,
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Honors and Awards
Jack Cole Society Award for significant contributions to the physician assistant profession, 2012,
Nominated, Humanitarian PA of the Year Paragon Award, 2012,
Outstanding Research Poster, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2007,
Select Recent Publications
The impact of Patient Centered Medical Home on Physician Assistant. JPAEA (in press).
Readiness for inter-professional learning among medical, nursing, and physician associate students (in press).
Kayingo G., Transforming Global Health with Mobile Technologies. Yale J Biol Med. 2012 September; 85(3): 425–427
Kayingo G, A. Martins, R. Andrie, L. Neves, C. Lucas and B. Wong. A putative permease encoded by STL1 is required for active glycerol uptake by Candida albicans. Microbiology. 2009 May; 155:1547-1557.
Kayingo G., et al., Sickle Cell Disease: What every PA should know. JAAPA. September 2012; 25(9):19-20