Clarisse Iradukunda

2024 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, MSc, Human Nutrition

University of Rwanda (BSc'22), Mount Kenya University (MPH'24)

Muhanga, Rwanda

Clarisse holds medical and public health degrees, and she works as a junior doctor. In addition to her clinical practice, she manages an initiative raising awareness of cervical cancer, has launched projects supporting young single mothers, and offers mentorship at health centres. While studying medicine at the University of Rwanda, Clarisse led the city chapter of the non-communicable diseases prevention program and increased awareness campaigns by recruiting nearly 40 more volunteers. She will pursue a master's degree in nutrition at McGill, planning to work as a clinical specialist in that field.