Professor Phillip Cotton

Before his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda (UR), Phil Cotton was the Principal of one of UR’s Colleges – Medicine and Health Sciences.

He is also the Chair of Board of Committee at the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC).

Prior to this he was at Glasgow medical School where he is still Professor of Learning and Teaching. After completing a science degree at St Andrews he studied medicine at Glasgow where he also completed his Masters and Doctoral degrees. For many years he worked as a GP in Glasgow, and was a Council member and International Committee member, and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

He is a Methodist Preacher and is the founding chair of a Scottish fair trade organisation, and Board member of several development charities working in Africa.

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His contact information:

Prof Philip Cotton,Vice Chancellor, University of Rwanda.Rwanda cell: +250 789 001 218Email: and Skype: ccpcotton


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