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Julienne Murererehe

University of Rwanda

Country: Rwanda

Institution: University of Rwanda

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Julienne is a lecturer and Dental clinic coordinator at the University of Rwanda/ College of Medicine and Health Sciences/ School of Dentistry. Her research interest is to determine the underlying mechanism of how oral diseases influence the progression of systemic diseases and vice versa. She is more ambitious in determining approaches to promote good oral health to improve life quality among people living with systemic diseases. She holds an advanced diploma in dentistry, a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in dental therapy from the University of Rwanda (former Kigali Health Institute), and a Master’s degree in health informatics. She further undertook advanced dental training at Yedam Hospital in South Korea. Julienne has also done short-term research training on skills and best practices for Grant and Proposal Writing, writing for publication, and research training on HIV and ART-associated Cardiometabolic Diseases, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics. She is currently a Lecturer in the school of dentistry and school of public health at the University of Rwanda. Julienne is also eager to develop herself as a multidisciplinary African researcher who can perform meaningful public health-related research works that hopefully will lead to the improvement of the quality of health of Rwandan people and beyond. As a junior researcher committed to research activities, she has contributed to four publications in peer-reviewed journals. She is also ambitious to contribute to new knowledge creation by the publication of meaningful research activities and improving people’s health with systemic diseases through vibrant research activities.