OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINING, CAPACITY BUILDING AND RESEARCH IN RWANDA

OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINING, CAPACITY BUILDING AND RESEARCH IN RWANDA: PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN RASD RWANDA, UNIVERISITY OF RWANDA, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS AND THE US NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)

Kigali, Rwanda – 7 August 2018,

Place/Venue:

Mail Hall; University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences UR-CMHS (formerly KIE Campus)

Time: 3.20 pm

Speaker I:

Brad Newsome, PhD, Health Scientist Administrator, Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS),

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Topic: “Partnering with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to ‘turn discovery into health’: Opportunities for global collaboration and funding”

Speaker II:

Professor Victor G. Davila-Roman, MD, Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Radiology, Director, Cardiovascular Imaging and Clinical Research Core Laboratory, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Topic: “Strategic alliance for CVD and HTN: Rwanda and Washington University in St. Louis”

Speaker III:

Dominic Reeds, MD, Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University School of Medicine

Topic: "Why should Rwanda care about diabetes and how can we learn from it?"

Moderator:

Jeanne Kagwiza, PhD, Principal, College of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Rwanda

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