Miriam is a social scientist with the Infectious Diseases Research Institute, Kampala Uganda. Miriam has extensive experience working on infectious diseases research while utilizing qualitative research methods. Her current interest is in employing ethnography tools to the study of human behavior in the use of antimicrobial medicines.

In September 2018, Miriam presented her work titled, “Assessment of the use of antibiotics and its social context on poultry and piggery farms in Wakiso district, Uganda” at a research symposium, hosted by the AMIS programme.