Bios of Current Members
Emmanuel Bagaragaza, Inf., MPH, PhD
Dr. Bagaragaza has a nursing diploma from Rwanda, a master’s degree in public health from the Université Saint Quentin en Yvelline, France, and a PhD in Public health with the University of Montreal. He possesses extensive clinical experience in various settings, including hospitals, communities, and nursing homes. His PhD research interest relates to quality of home personal care services for dependent elderly in a French health care context. Dr. Bagaragaza has held different posts as a researcher engineer in France, focusing on health services research with an emphasis on health system organization for long-term care and palliative care, integrated care and quality of care and program evaluation. Currently, he is a Research Engineer at Centre for Research and Higher Education (Soins Palliatifs En Société (SPES); éthique et pratique clinique “Palliative care in community, ethic and clinical practice ”, Maison Médicale Jeanne Garnier), a pioneer organization in Palliative Care in France.
In addition to his research experience, he holds visiting lecturer positions in higher learning Institutions for health. He has also been involved in training of health professionals in the French context on the use of interRAI tools, a project that resulted in research to assess the impact of nurses participating in research.