Deo Ruhangaza, MD, MMed (Path)

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Medicine

Dr. Deo Ruhangaza  is a pathologist and lab head at Butaro Hospital Cancer Centre. He joined UGHE in 2019 as faculty  (Head of department of pathology, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Medicine). He has 12 years  work experience in medical practice in different public hospitals in Rwanda and he has been actively involved in drafting the Rwanda National Cancer Control Plan. He is a member of National Cancer Registry Advisory Committee at Ministry of Health/Rwanda and a member of City Cancer Challenge (C/Can) Kigali/project, an initiative launched by UICC in 2017 with the aim of supporting cities around the world in creating access to equitable quality cancer care. He is the president of Rwanda Society of Pathologists and a member of regional pathology organizations like the East African Division of the International Academy of Pathology (EADIAP) as well as the Association of Pathologists of East  Central and Southern Africa (APECSA). His other academic activities have included dissertations supervisor, rotation site supervisor and internal examiner for postgraduate residents in the MMed Pathology program at University of Rwanda/School of Medicine and Pharmacy. His research interests include GI Cancer, Breast Cancer and Hematological malignancies.