Joel M. Mubiligi, MD

Interim Vice Chancellor, UGHE, Executive Director, Partners In Health in Rwanda (PIH/IMB)

Dr. Joel Muhoza Mubiligi has been the Executive Director of Partners In Health in Rwanda (PIH/IMB) since 2018. He holds a Medical Degree from the University of Rwanda, a Master in Science in Global Public Health from the Queen Mary University of London, and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is also an alumnus of the International Program in Public Health Leadership at the University of Washington in Seattle. As the Executive Director of PIH/IMB, Dr. Joel is also a faculty and board member of the University of Global Health Equity. Prior to his current role as Executive Director, Dr. Joel was the Chief Medical Officer of PIH in Rwanda, where he oversaw all clinical service innovations and implementation research in three districts that serve a catchment area of close to 1 million people and supported the translation of best practices in the area of non-communicable diseases, mental health, Maternal and child health and Oncology into national policies and protocols. Dr. Joel has also served as the Medical Advisor to the Ministry of Health’s National Human Resources for Health program, where he supported the government efforts to improve the medical training programs at the University of Rwanda in collaboration with more than 20 U.S. institutions.