Dr. Tumbwene E. Mwansisya

Associate Professor

Telephone: 255 222 122740



Masters of Business Administration, University of Dar es salaam, Dar es salaam, Tanzania, Ongoing
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychiatry and Mental Health, Central South University, Peoples Republic of China, 2015
Master of Science in Mental Health Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), 2009
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2005


Rethinking Teaching Workshop, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya, 2017
Mental health Curriculum Development, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya, 2017
Uraveling Mental disorders with Neuroimaging Workshop, Shanghai, China, 2012
Clinical practice, St John House of Hospitality, Malawi, 2008

Current areas of teaching

Mental Health and Psychiatry

Research interests

Psychiatry Neuroimaging
Community Mental Health
Mental Health Associated with Adolescent Reproductive
Teaching and Learning


Senior Instructor, Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tanzania, 2016 – Present
Lecturer, University of Dodoma, 2009 – 2016
Assistant Lecturer, The University of Dodoma - College of Health Sciences - School of Nursing and Public Health, Tanzania, 2009 – 2013
Head of Department, Clinical Nursing and Community Health, University of Dodoma, 2010 –2011
Mental Health Specialist, Mirembe Psychiatric Consultant Hospital,Tanzania, 2009 – 2011
Mental Health and Psychiatry Clinical Apprenticeship, St. John’s House Hospitality in Malawi, 2008 – 2009
Intern Nurse, Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania, 2005 – 2006

Professional associations

Member, Tanzania Nursing and Midwives Council
Member, Mental Health Associations of Tanzania

Awards and honours

Investigation of the Role of Genetic on Brain Structure and Functions and its Implication to Behavior in Patients with Early-onset Schizophrenia in China Mainland and HongKong: MRI study - Year 2015 – 2019 (CO-PI; 30%; The National Natural Science Foundation of China: Grant Number 81471362; 25,000USD): Ongoing
Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery Supportive Supervision in Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Collaboration with AIHA, (PI 55%, 36,000,000 Tsh, 2016
Muhimbili University College of Health and Allied Sciences Student Competition Research Fund, (PI 75%, 4,000,000Tsh), 2005
The National Natural Science Foundation of China (Z. L., grant number 81271485,), (Z.X grant number 81171287); Co-Investigator, 15% Co-investigator; 300,000 Yuan).
The Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of Central South University (G.W., grant number 2013zzts097) (Co-PI, 20%, 60,000 Chinese Yuan)
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Post-graduate Research fund (PI 90%; 1,500,000Tshs)

Created on:05/05/2017 Last modified:10/18/2018