Ratib Dricile, PhD

Ratib Dricile portrait
Principal investigators
  • r.dricile@muni.ac.ug
Based In
Arua, Uganda

Dr. Ratib Dricile is a researcher at Muni University in Uganda, and the acting Dean of the faculty of health science. He received his PhD in Public Health specializing in Childhood Nutrition from the University of Central Nicaragua, and a master's degree in Emerging and Neglected Infectious Diseases from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. In addition, he holds a bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery, a postgraduate in Development Studies, and a Cambridge International English Language Testing Service accreditation.

Prior to being promoted to Dean, Dr. Dricile served as the inaugural head of Muni University's department of public health. Prior to coming to Muni University, Dr. Dricile was a lecturer at Habib Medical School, where he oversaw the curriculum creation for the master's program in Public Health and taught a variety of subjects, including Public Health Nutrition. 

Dr. Dricile has over 17 years of experience in research, public health policy analysis, leadership, and organizational development at academic institutions, and non-governmental organizations working in humanitarian settings in South Sudan, Darfur, Sudan, and Uganda. Within his study emphasis of co-morbidities of malnutrition, communicable and non-communicable diseases in humanitarian settings, Dr. Dricile has published several papers on nutrition and non-communicable and communicable diseases.