Elyse Sandrine Ishimirwe, MPhil

Global Health Curriculum Development Officer

Elyse Sandrine Ishimirwe joined the UGHE team in July 2016 as a Global Health Corps (GHC) fellow. Ms. Ishimirwe was born and raised in Kigali, Rwanda. She attended Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, where she received her bachelor’s degree with honors in Applied Biology. She recently earned her master’s degree in Biomedical Forensic Sciences at the University of Cape Town. During graduate school, Ms. Ishimirwe assisted the course convener of her division in scheduling classes, revising course curriculum, and planning for practical experiments. Ms. Ishimirwe also volunteered at Salt River Forensic Pathology Laboratory, where she was involved in pediatric post-mort examinations. In her spare time, Ms. Ishimirwe enjoys exploring nature, reading, music, and spending time with her friends and family.