Enock Rwamuza, MSc

Junior Faculty and Lecturer, Bill and Joyce Cummings Institute of Global Health

Enock Rwamuza has been extensively involved in academia and global health. During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Rwamuza served as a Resident and Learning Assistant where he helped to create an environment where students have the resources to succeed both socially and academically. In this role he had a specific focus on international students. For his undergraduate thesis, Mr. Rwamuza developed a software to help chemistry students apply mathematical concepts to chemistry problem solving. In 2015, he was selected for the INBRE summer fellowship program, held at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he conducted award-winning research on non-small cell lung cancer. Mr. Rwamuza has previously worked with the Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) on a mother-to-child HIV transmission program. He also worked on a community health program at Health Development Initiative (HDI) where he worked with historically marginalized communities. Mr. Rwamuza was awarded the President’s Medallion for the 2016 Outstanding Student of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at his University. He also received the Edinburgh Award for Transformative Leadership for his active participation in community engagement and in extracurricular activities. Mr. Rwamuza holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Central Arkansas and his Master in Global Health Policy from the University of Edinburgh.