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Ronald Anguzu MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Equity
Division: Epidemiology
Program: Administration

image of /images/ORCIDiD_icon16x16.png   https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7924-7182

Member of the Institute for Health & Equity


Research Areas of Interest

  • Child Health
  • Endemic Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Neglected Diseases
  • Prenatal Care
  • Research Design
  • Educational Expertise

  • Adolescent
  • Child, Preschool
  • Contraception
  • Contraception Behavior
  • Epilepsy
  • Nodding Syndrome
  • Poverty
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Quality of Life
  • Research Design
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Publications (42)

  • Doxycycline for the treatment of nodding syndrome: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial. (Idro R, Ogwang R, Anguzu R, Akun P, Ningwa A, Abbo C, Giannoccaro MP, Kubofcik J, Mwaka AD, Nakamya P, Opar B, Taylor M, Nutman TB, Elliott A, Vincent A, Newton CR, Marsh K) Lancet Glob Health 2024 May 13 PMID: 38754459 05/17/2024    
  • Association between body mass index and chronic hypertension in patients with hypertension disorders of pregnancy one-year postpartum. (Anguzu R, Livergood CM, Hoppe KK, Kulinski J, Fitzgerald GD, Palatnik A) Pregnancy Hypertens 2024 Mar;35:32-36 PMID: 38134483 PMCID: PMC10939881 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85180997094 12/22/2023    
  • Development of an evidence-based model for predicting patient, provider, and appointment factors that influence no-shows in a rural healthcare system (Shour AR, Jones GL, Anguzu R, Doi SA, Onitilo AA) BMC Health Services Research December 2023;23(1) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85170848369 12/01/2023    
  • Intimate partner violence and antenatal care utilization predictors in Uganda: an analysis applying Andersen's behavioral model of healthcare utilization. (Anguzu R, Walker RJ, Babikako HM, Beyer KMM, Dickson-Gomez J, Zhou Y, Cassidy LD) BMC Public Health 2023 Nov 17;23(1):2276 PMID: 37978467 PMCID: PMC10656909 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85176939609 11/18/2023    
  • Healthcare provider experiences interacting with survivors of intimate partner violence: a qualitative study to inform survivor-centered approaches. (Anguzu R, Cassidy LD, Nakimuli AO, Kansiime J, Babikako HM, Beyer KMM, Walker RJ, Wandira C, Kizito F, Dickson-Gomez J) BMC Womens Health 2023 Nov 08;23(1):584 PMID: 37940914 PMCID: PMC10634177 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85176043761 11/09/2023    
  • Spatial accessibility to health facilities among pregnant women with and without exposure to intimate partner violence in Uganda. (Anguzu R, Walker RJ, Beyer KMM, Zhou Y, Babikako HM, Dickson-Gomez J, Cassidy LD) BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2023 Nov 03;23(1):767 PMID: 37924014 PMCID: PMC10623746 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85175710523 11/04/2023    
  • Prospective Survey of Discrimination in Pregnant Persons and Correlation with Unplanned Healthcare Utilization. (Greenberg R, Anguzu R, Jaeke E, Palatnik A) J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2023 Sep 18 PMID: 37721668 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85171481438 09/18/2023    
  • Development of an evidence-based model for predicting patient, provider, and appointment factors that influence no-shows in a rural healthcare system. (Shour AR, Jones GL, Anguzu R, Doi SA, Onitilo AA) BMC Health Serv Res 2023 Sep 14;23(1):989 PMID: 37710258 PMCID: PMC10503036 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85170848369 09/15/2023    
  • Adherence to COVID-19 preventive measures and its association with intimate partner violence among women in informal settings of Kampala, Uganda. (Anguzu R, Kabagenyi A, Cassidy LD, Kasasa S, Shour AR, Musoke BN, Mutyoba JN) PLOS Glob Public Health 2022;2(4):e0000177 PMID: 36962157 PMCID: PMC10021164 03/25/2023    
  • Your neighborhood matters: an ecological social determinant study of the relationship between residential racial segregation and the risk of firearm fatalities. (Shour AR, Anguzu R, Zhou Y, Muehlbauer A, Joseph A, Oladebo T, Puthoff D, Onitilo AA) Inj Epidemiol 2023 Mar 13;10(1):14 PMID: 36915201 PMCID: PMC10012477 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85150482535 03/15/2023       1 Citation
  • Comparison of Structural Changes in Nodding Syndrome and Other Epilepsies Associated With Onchocerca volvulus. (Mazumder R, Lubowa SK, Salamon N, Jackson NJ, Kawooya M, Akun PR, Anguzu R, Ogwang RJ, Kubofcik J, Nutman T, Marsh K, Newton C, Vincent A, Idro R) Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2023 Mar;10(2) PMID: 36543539 PMCID: PMC9773419 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85144593498 12/22/2022       4 Citations
  • Contraception utilization in women with pregestational diabetes. (Walker SL, Anguzu R, Egede LE, Palatnik A) Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 2022 Aug;27(4):317-321 PMID: 35946609 PMCID: PMC9759819 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85131512177 08/11/2022    
  • High-resolution disease maps for cancer control in low-resource settings: A spatial analysis of cervical cancer incidence in Kampala, Uganda. (Beyer K, Kasasa S, Anguzu R, Lukande R, Nambooze S, Amulen PM, Zhou Y, Nansereko B, Jankowski C, Oyana T, Savino D, Feustel K, Wabinga H) J Glob Health 2022;12:04032 PMID: 35493778 PMCID: PMC9022722 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85129781672 05/03/2022       2 Citations
  • Contraception utilization in women with pregestational diabetes (Shannon L. Walker, Ronald Anguzu, Leonard E. Egede, and Anna Palatnik) https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/epub/10.1080/13625187.2022.2074392?needAccess=true Walker SL, Anguzu R, Egede LE, Palatnik A. Contraception utilization in women with pregestational diabetes. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care. 2022:1-5. 05/03/2022    
  • Facilitators and barriers to routine intimate partner violence screening in antenatal care settings in Uganda. (Anguzu R, Cassidy LD, Beyer KMM, Babikako HM, Walker RJ, Dickson-Gomez J) BMC Health Serv Res 2022 Mar 02;22(1):283 PMID: 35232438 PMCID: PMC8889632 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125601498 03/03/2022       6 Citations
  • By the time they run into the hospital, their life is already at stake: A qualitative study of healthcare professional perceptions on priorities for cervical cancer policy in Uganda (Anumolu N, Lechleitner K, Patel N, Mijumbi A, Jankowski C, Anguzu R, Kasasa S, Weber R, Dickson-Gomez J, Banura C, Beyer K) Journal of Global Health Reports 2022;6 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85165581024 01/01/2022       2 Citations
  • Risk Factors for Nodding Syndrome and Other Forms of Epilepsy in Northern Uganda: A Case-Control Study. (Gumisiriza N, Kugler M, Brusselaers N, Mubiru F, Anguzu R, Ningwa A, Ogwang R, Akun P, Mwaka AD, Abbo C, Sekibira R, Hotterbeekx A, Colebunders R, Marsh K, Idro R) Pathogens 2021 Nov 09;10(11) PMID: 34832607 PMCID: PMC8621683 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119582810 11/28/2021       10 Citations
  • Epilepsy in Onchocerca volvulus Sero-Positive Patients From Northern Uganda-Clinical, EEG and Brain Imaging Features. (Ogwang R, Ningwa A, Akun P, Bangirana P, Anguzu R, Mazumder R, Salamon N, Henning OJ, Newton CR, Abbo C, Mwaka AD, Marsh K, Idro R) Front Neurol 2021;12:687281 PMID: 34149607 PMCID: PMC8209377 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85108157931 06/22/2021       8 Citations
  • Systemic and cerebrospinal fluid immune and complement activation in Ugandan children and adolescents with long-standing nodding syndrome: A case-control study. (Ogwang R, Muhanguzi D, Mwikali K, Anguzu R, Kubofcik J, Nutman TB, Taylor M, Newton CR, Vincent A, Conroy AL, Marsh K, Idro R) Epilepsia Open 2021 Jun;6(2):297-309 PMID: 34033255 PMCID: PMC8166803 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102237298 05/26/2021       9 Citations
  • Examining the Association Between Racial Bias Exposure and Postpartum Depression Among Women in Wisconsin. (Shour AR, Muehlbauer A, Anguzu R, Weeks F, Meurer J) WMJ 2021 Mar;120(S1):S24-S30 PMID: 33819399 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103996228 04/06/2021       6 Citations
  • Age and Gender Differences in Trends and Impact of Depression on Quality of Life in the United States, 2008 to 2016. (Anguzu R, Nagavally S, Dawson AZ, Walker RJ, Egede LE) Womens Health Issues 2021;31(4):353-365 PMID: 33810952 PMCID: PMC8260438 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103503745 04/04/2021       7 Citations
  • Risk-Benefit Modeling to Guide Health Research in Collaboration with Great Lakes Fish Consuming Native American Communities. (Dellinger MJ, Anguzu R, Pingatore N, Ripley M) J Great Lakes Res 2020 Dec;46(6):1702-1708 PMID: 33716391 PMCID: PMC7945301 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089826539 03/16/2021       4 Citations
  • Association between pregestational diabetes and mortality among appropriate-for-gestational age birthweight infants. (Shour A, Garacci E, Palatnik A, Dawson AZ, Anguzu R, Walker RJ, Egede L) J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2022 Dec;35(25):5291-5300 PMID: 33517824 PMCID: PMC8324595 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100179130 02/02/2021       3 Citations
  • Household poverty, schooling, stigma and quality of life in adolescents with epilepsy in rural Uganda. (Anguzu R, Akun P, Katairo T, Abbo C, Ningwa A, Ogwang R, Mwaka AD, Marsh K, Newton CR, Idro R) Epilepsy Behav 2021 Jan;114(Pt A):107584 PMID: 33248944 PMCID: PMC7613327 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85096873479 11/30/2020       5 Citations
  • Women’s Health in Uganda: A Review of the Landscape of Reproductive Health in Uganda (Hawkins MM, Anguzu R, Weinhardt LS, Watson RD, Gilman K, Hawkins SL) Journal of Global Postcolonial Studies September 2020;8(2):241-254 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85147571799 09/01/2020    
  • Examining the Factors Associated With Sexual Violence Against Women in Sierra Leone: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study. (Shour AR, Anguzu R, Zhou Y, Beyer K) J Interpers Violence 2022 Feb;37(3-4):1384-1403 PMID: 32468958 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085698810 05/30/2020    
  • Injection and sexual risk among people who use or inject drugs in Kampala, Uganda: An exploratory qualitative study. (Dickson-Gomez J, Twaibu W, Christenson E, Dan K, Anguzu R, Homedi E, Mbona Tumwesigye N) PLoS One 2020;15(4):e0231969 PMID: 32320448 PMCID: PMC7176107 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083737104 04/23/2020       5 Citations
  • Decisional conflict among couples seeking specialty treatment for infertility in the USA: a longitudinal exploratory study. (Anguzu R, Cusatis R, Fergestrom N, Cooper A, Schoyer KD, Davis JB, Sandlow J, Flynn KE) Hum Reprod 2020 Mar 27;35(3):573-582 PMID: 32154565 PMCID: PMC7105327 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082563377 03/11/2020       3 Citations
  • Utilization of safe male circumcision among adult men in a fishing community in rural Uganda. (Lubogo M, Anguzu R, Wanzira H, Shour AR, Mukose AD, Nyabigambo A, Tumwesigye NM) Afr Health Sci 2019 Sep;19(3):2645-2653 PMID: 32127837 PMCID: PMC7040272 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074729244 03/05/2020       4 Citations
  • Poverty and mental health in post-war countries: The case of Uganda and Sierra Leone (Jotterand F, Shour AR, Anguzu R) Global Mental Health and Neuroethics 16 January 2020:145-162 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094149436 01/16/2020    
  • Motor vehicle accident is a risk factor for traumatic head injury among children in Abuja: analysis of the first trauma registry in Nigeria. (Shour AR, Holmes B, Ameh EA, Olaomi OO, Anguzu R, Cassidy LD) Pan Afr Med J 2019;33:215 PMID: 31692769 PMCID: PMC6814322 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073453553 11/07/2019       4 Citations
  • Doxycycline for the treatment of nodding syndrome (DONS); the study protocol of a phase II randomised controlled trial. (Idro R, Anguzu R, Ogwang R, Akun P, Abbo C, Mwaka AD, Opar B, Nakamya P, Taylor M, Elliott A, Vincent A, Newton C, Marsh K) BMC Neurol 2019 Mar 06;19(1):35 PMID: 30841858 PMCID: PMC6402111 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062585181 03/08/2019       13 Citations
  • Asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia and seizure control in children with nodding syndrome; a cross-sectional study. (Ogwang R, Anguzu R, Akun P, Ningwa A, Kayongo E, Marsh K, Newton CRJC, Idro R) BMJ Open 2018 Oct 18;8(10):e023624 PMID: 30341136 PMCID: PMC6196862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055081278 10/21/2018       9 Citations
  • Long-acting reversible contraceptive use in the post-abortion period among women seeking abortion in mainland China: intentions and barriers. (Luo Z, Gao L, Anguzu R, Zhao J) Reprod Health 2018 May 24;15(1):85 PMID: 29793501 PMCID: PMC5968602 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047647065 05/26/2018       18 Citations
  • High parity predicts use of long-acting reversible contraceptives in the extended postpartum period among women in rural Uganda. (Anguzu R, Sempeera H, Sekandi JN) Contracept Reprod Med 2018;3:6 PMID: 29760943 PMCID: PMC5941484 05/16/2018    
  • Setting up a clinical trial for a novel disease: a case study of the Doxycycline for the Treatment of Nodding Syndrome Trial - challenges, enablers and lessons learned. (Anguzu R, Akun PR, Ogwang R, Shour AR, Sekibira R, Ningwa A, Nakamya P, Abbo C, Mwaka AD, Opar B, Idro R) Glob Health Action 2018;11(1):1431362 PMID: 29382251 PMCID: PMC5795749 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053797276 02/01/2018       11 Citations
  • Willingness by people living with HIV/AIDS to utilize HIV services provided by Village Health team workers in Kalungu district, central Uganda. (Lubogo M, Anguzu R, Wanzira H, Namugwanya I, Namuddu O, Ssali D, Nanyonga S, Ssentongo J, Seeley J) Afr Health Sci 2017 Mar;17(1):216-224 PMID: 29026396 PMCID: PMC5636263 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019921320 10/14/2017       2 Citations
  • Patient attitudes towards community-based tuberculosis DOT and adherence to treatment in an urban setting; Kampala, Uganda. (Hassard S, Ronald A, Angella K) Pan Afr Med J 2017;27:1 PMID: 28748003 PMCID: PMC5511727 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020180482 07/28/2017       11 Citations
  • Family planning counseling during antenatal care and postpartum contraceptive uptake in Africa: a systematic review protocol. (Sempeera H, Kabagenyi A, Anguzu R, Muhumuza C, Hassen K, Sudhakar M) JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep 2016 Mar;14(3):17-25 PMID: 27532135 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050577085 08/18/2016       2 Citations
  • The conduct of maternal and perinatal death reviews in Oyam District, Uganda: a descriptive cross-sectional study. (Agaro C, Beyeza-Kashesya J, Waiswa P, Sekandi JN, Tusiime S, Anguzu R, Kiracho EE) BMC Womens Health 2016 Jul 14;16:38 PMID: 27418127 PMCID: PMC4944522 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84978872435 07/16/2016       25 Citations
  • Prevalence of sexual coercion and its association with unwanted pregnancies among young pregnant females in Kampala, Uganda: a facility based cross-sectional study. (Tusiime S, Musinguzi G, Tinkitina B, Mwebaza N, Kisa R, Anguzu R, Kiwanuka N) BMC Womens Health 2015 Sep 24;15:79 PMID: 26403674 PMCID: PMC4582936 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942163667 09/26/2015       12 Citations
  • Knowledge and attitudes towards use of long acting reversible contraceptives among women of reproductive age in Lubaga division, Kampala district, Uganda. (Anguzu R, Tweheyo R, Sekandi JN, Zalwango V, Muhumuza C, Tusiime S, Serwadda D) BMC Res Notes 2014 Mar 17;7:153 PMID: 24636154 PMCID: PMC3985592 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84899073191 03/19/2014       66 Citations
  • Last update: 05/19/2024