Dr. Samuel Byiringiro is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science in Global Health Delivery from the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Rwanda.
His research interests are cardiovascular health outcomes, health systems strengthening, global health equity, and community engagement in research. For his pre-doctoral dissertation, he explored the multi-level health system factors of hypertension care and outcomes in Ghana. In his American Heart Association-funded post-doctoral fellowship, he capitalizes on his experience of engaging primary care systems in West Africa to increase community health center engagement and participation in cardiovascular clinical trials in and around Baltimore City to increase diverse participation in cardiovascular research.