Ursin Bayisenge, MD, MSc

Junior Faculty and Lecturer, One Health Research Associate

Dr. Ursin Bayisenge is the One Health Research Associate and Junior Faculty | Lecturer at the Centre for One Health within UGHE. His role is to support One Health academic processes and programs related to research, curriculum, staff, faculty and students; develop new and promote existing relationships with One Health organizations, and scholars across the world. In research, he supports in writing project deliverables, such as protocols, reports, publications and mentor students completing One Health research projects through their practicum. Additionally, he supports resource mobilization for One Health programming, including preparing grant applications to external funding sources, coordinating reporting to external funders, and managing financial approvals and other financial processes. 

Prior to joining the UGHE team, Dr. Bayisenge worked as a Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Research Senior Officer and National Coordinator of Malaria program at Rwanda Biomedical Center where he contributed to the elaboration, implementation and publication of several national NTD surveys as well as coordination of malaria control interventions within 2 districts. He also served as a general practitioner in 3 Rwandan districts hospitals where he mostly served vulnerable people. 

Dr. Bayisenge holds a medical degree from the University of Rwanda and a Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) from UGHE. His research interests are focused on finding practical solutions and needed evidences, to tackle NTDs and other crosscutting health disparities through multidisciplinary collaboration.