Dr. Rose's Bio

Rose Clarke Nanyonga, PhD, is the current Vice Chancellor (Ag.) at International Health Sciences University; Faculty Lecturer (Health Policy and Planning—Remote Learning); and a Jonas Scholar, Yale School of Nursing.  Dr. Nanyonga has a BSN from Arkansas Tech University (2002), a MSN from Baylor University (2005), a Graduate Certificate of Concentration in Global Health from the Whitney and Betty McMillan Center for International Studies at Yale University (2015), and a PhD from Yale University in Nursing (2015).


Honors and Recognition

  • Jonas Scholar for Nursing Excellence , Yale University, New Haven CT.
  • Rose Clarke Nanyonga Scholarship Fund (Yale School of Nursing).
  • Recipient of the 2011-2012 UNAA Outstanding Achievement Award for upcoming Ugandans who are making a difference in recognition of her work as an Anti-Child Sacrifice Advocate and Ambassador for the Poor.
  • National Collegiate Nursing Award Winner, Arkansas Tech University
  • Academic all American Scholar, Arkansas Tech University


Public Health Interests

Global Health; Management of Chronic Illnesses


Research Interests

Dr. Nanyonga is interested in research that explores issues related to: Health Systems Strengthening in low-to-middle income countries; Global Health; Implementation Science Research; Management of Chronic Illnesses; and Health care Leadership & Policy.  Her PhD work looked at: Leadership, Followership and the Context; an Integrative Examination of Nursing Leadership in Uganda.



Reynolds, N.R. Martin, F., Nanyonga, R., Alonzo, A., (2012). Self-Regulation Theory: Review and Analysis. In V. Rice (ed). Handbook of Stress, Coping, and Health, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

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