Research

The University of Rwanda School of Nursing and Midwifery is very active in research.

Meet our Researchers 

Mukamana Donatilla, RMH, MscN,Phd

Dean of School of Nursing and Midwifery

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

University of Rwanda

Email: donatillam@hotmail.fr

Research Interests:

Dr Donatilla is interested in genocide studies, gender based violence and nursing education
Educational Background:

• Diploma, Mental health nursing, , Institutions universitaires de psychiatrie de Genève, Suisse,1994
• BSN Hons Mental Health Nursing,University of Kwazulu-Natal,Durban, RSA, 04
• MScN Mental health Nursing, University of Kwazulu-Natal,Durban, RSA, 04/05
• Phd in Nursing, University of Kwazulu-Natal,Durban, RSA, 04/14

Olive Tengera, MSN Midwifery, RM

Oliva Tengera holds a Masters in Midwifery (center). She is the  Head of Department of Midwifery the University of Rwanda, School of Nursing       and Midwifery.

Together with Marie Chantal Uwimana, PhD (Fellow), MSN, Midwifery (left)  and  Olive Bazirete, (right) PhD, RM all have an ongoing interest in nursing research, with focus on women and children. 

 

Darius Gishoma, Clin. Psy, PhD

Assistant Dean School of Nursing and Midwifery

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

University of Rwanda

Email: gisho3@yahoo.fr

 

Research Interests:

Darius Gishoma has research interests in treatment development and evaluation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression and Substance Abuse.

Educational Background:

• Diploma In mental Health, Kigali Health Institute
• BSc in Clinical Psychology, National University of Rwanda
• MSc In Clinical Psychology, Université Catholique de Louvain
• PhD in Clinical Psychology, Université Catholique de Louvain

 Uwimana Philomene, MSN, RN

Assistant Lecturer, PhD (C)
Director of Simulation and Clinical skills center

Research Interests: Quality of healthcare and quality improvement in healthcare system
• Leadership and management, and governance in health  Educational

 

Marie Providence Umuziga, MSN, BSN, MHN

Assistant lecturer

School of Nursing and Midwifery

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

University of Rwanda

providence.umuziga@khi.ac.rw, umuprov20@yahoo.com 

 

Madeleine Mukeshimana BSCN,MSN,PhD
Lecturer, HoD of General Nursing and Masters of Nursing Programs Coordinator
School of Nursing and Midwifery
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Rwanda

Research Interests:

Chronic non-communicable diseases particularly diabetes, prevention of illnesses and health promotion

Educational Background:

• PhD in Community Nursing, the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
• MSc in Community Health University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, 04/2010
• BNAP in Nursing management, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa,04/2011
• Diploma A1 in Mental Health Nursing, University of Rwanda ,Rwanda, 2006