Dr. John Omagino is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon. He is the Executive Director and Accounting Officer of the Uganda Heart Institute and a member of the Uganda Heart Institute Board of Directors. He has been a Visiting Lecturer and has supervised over 40 Post-Graduate Medical Research studies at the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. Dr. Omagino has been instrumental in establishing cardiac services in Uganda. He has received Medals and Awards such as Independence medal, Nalubaale Medal, Rotary District 9200, Outstanding Achievement Award, Ministry of Health, among others for his outstanding contribution in promoting cardiac care in Uganda. He is nominated for the award of the American College of Cardiology next year 2020.