Rose Mary Nakame is an health equity optimist.
She founded and has served as the first Executive director of REMI East Africa, an organization that utilizes story telling to address rural health inequities. She also serves as a coach to Global Leadership in Nursing and Midwifery Students at the University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda where she provides teaching support, curriculum development and coaching on leadership and quality improvement projects to students from various parts of the world.
Rose is a Senior Fellow for Health Equity and a Global Atlantic Fellow at George Washington University and Atlantic Institute, Oxford University. She is also a 2018 recipient of the US Department of State, Mandela Washington Fellowship in Public Management. She has also been the recipient of the 2022 Global Heroines of Health Award from Women in Global Health and a 2019 finalist for the Recognizing Excellence Around Champions of Health Awards (REACH).
She holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Manchester, UK, Advanced Nursing Certificate from Lapland University, Finland and Bachelor of science in Nursing from Clarke International University, Uganda.
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Coaching and Mentoring,Community Health,Community Organizing,Community Partnerships,Disease Control and Prevention,Education,Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),Fundraising,Gender Equity,Government,Health and Technology,Health Finance,Health Systems,Health Workforce,Healthcare Innovation and Transformation,Human Rights,Journalism and Storytelling,Leadership,Maternal and Child Health,Mental and Behavioral Health,Non-Profit,Nursing,Outreach and Education,Policy/Advocacy,Program Development,Public Health,Public Policy,Research,Research, Measurement, and Evaluation,Rural Health,Stakeholder Engagement,Universal Health,Youth Development