Dr. Ruth Kagwima

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Texas Medical Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • “Strategies for recruitment and retention of teen mothers in a program to prevent repeat pregnancy” 2014, South-Paul, JE; Ncube, CN; Lin, CJ; Nowalk, P; Kagwima, RN ; Wheeler, EA ; Matambanadzo , A ; Adeyeye, A ; Journal of Adolescent & Family Health


  • Women's health
  • Family planning including contraceptive management
  • Adolescent health
  • Newborn to geriatric care
  • Healthy lifestyle and nutrition
  • Preventative health


  • Long distance running
  • Tango
  • Salsa
  • Reading
  • Trying out new restaurants
  • Visiting new places
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Trying out new recipes
Degree: MD, MHMS
Specialty: Family Medicine
Languages: English
Medical School: Ohio State University School of Medicine
Year Joined FHCA
Board Certification
America Board of Family Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

North Hills Hospital

University of Maryland Department of Family and Community Medicine