Akashi Andrew Rurangirwa, MD, MSc. PhD (C)

Phone Number: 
+250788647401
E-mail: 
rakashi@nursph.org
Biography: 

Akashi Andrew Rurangirwa received his medical degree from the National University of Rwanda in 2007. Between 2007-2010, he worked as a medical doctor at Ngarama hospital, Rwanda in departments of pediatrics and obstetric and gynecology, and at King Faisal Hospital Kigali, Rwanda in the departments of pediatrics and internal medicine. Subsequently, he did MSc degree in clinical epidemiology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), the Netherlands (210-2012).

Publications: 
Rurangirwa AA, Gaillard R, Steegers EA, Hofman A, Jaddoe VW. Hemodynamic Adaptations in Different Trimesters Among Nulliparous and Multiparous Pregnant Women; The Generation R Study. Am J Hypertens. 2012;25(8): 892-9 Gaillard R, Rurangirwa AA, Michelle A. Williams, Eric A.P Steegers, Johan P. Mackenbach, Oscar H. Franco, Albert Hofman and Vincent W.V. Jaddoe: Maternal Parity, Fetal and Childhood Growth, and Cardio-Metabolic Risk Factors. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.03492 Akashi Andrew Rurangirwa is currently a lecturer at the National University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health and a Ph.D. Candidate at Gothenburg University (GU), Sweden.
Research: 
Akashi Andrew Rurangirwa’s research is focused on maternal and child health. His major interest is the determinants of normal and abnormal growth and development during pregnancy, early postnatal period and childhood.