Rahma S Mkuu

Rahma S Mkuu

Assistant Research Scientist

Business Phone: (352) 627-9087
Business Email: rmkuu@ufl.edu

About Rahma S Mkuu

Dr. Mkuu is a health outcomes and chronic disease researcher in the Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics at the University of Florida. Dr. Mkuu’s work focuses on disentangling determinants of health outcomes and identifying evidenced-interventions and policies that improve the health of under-served populations. Dr. Mkuu is also involved with leading evaluation projects that are part of the Texas Medicaid External Quality Review Organization.


Honor Graduate
2018 · Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University
Distinguished Honor Graduate
2018 · College of Education and Human Development, Texas A&M University
Highest Scoring Student Abstract
2017 · American Public Health Association, Women’s Caucus
Diversity Fellow
2015-2018 · Texas A&M University
Health Promotion Policy Fellow
2014-2015 · Arkansas Department of Health
Student of the Year Nominee
2012 · Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Areas of Interest
  • Cancer
  • Global Health
  • HIV Prevention
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity prevention and treatment
  • Program evaluation
  • quality improvement


PhD, Health Education
2018 · Texas A&M University
MPH, Master of Public Health
2014 · Columbia University
BS, Health Education and Behavior
2012 · University of Florida

Contact Details

(352) 627-9087