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Ramona Kyabaggu PhD (Candidate), MSc, BHSc, CHIM JSGS Faculty, U of R

Assistant Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Areas of Interest

  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Information Management


Ramona Kyabaggu, MSc, is a certified health information management professional (CHIM) and epidemiologist.

Over the last decade, she has worked in the program evaluation and knowledge mobilization space. In the community health and social services sector in Ontario she served as a program manager and a program evaluator at the Davenport-Perth Neighborhood and Community Health Centre and the Middlesex-London Health Department, respectively. As a knowledge broker at the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools at McMaster University she led accredited continuing professional development programming for Canadian public health physicians and developed capacity for evidence-informed decision-making processes within public health departments. Having a global mindset, Ramona has conducted outreach projects in Uganda and designed a public health informatics course at the University of Lusaka, Zambia.

Today, as a JSGS assistant professor and a doctoral candidate in Western University’s health information science program, Ramona’s research interests include evaluating health information system implementation, and individual and organizational information management capacity.


  • PhD (Candidate), Health Information Science, Western University 
  • MSc, Health Services and Public Health Research (Epidemiology), University of Aberdeen, UK
  • BHSc Honours, Health Information Management, Western University
  • CHIM, Certified Health Information Management Professional

Recent Grants/Awards


  • 2018 Global Opportunities Scholarship
  • 2018 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship

Select Publications

Journal Articles

  • Jones GT, Kyabaggu R, Marais D and Macfarlane GJ. (2013). Reproducibility of pain manikins: a comparison of paper versus online questionnaires. British Journal of Pain, 7(3): 130-137

Technical Reports