Ruan Kruger

Associate Professor
NRF SARChI Chair (Interim)
Prof Ruan Kruger

A/Prof Ruan Kruger is the current Interim Research Leader of the NRF SARChI Research Chair in Early detection and prevention of cardiovascular disease in Africa, hosted by the Centre of Excellence: the Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART), North-West University, South Africa. He is also a member of the MRC Research Unit for Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease.

Research focus: early detection and prevention of hypertension and early vascular ageing, especially in children and early adulthood.

He is the current Chair of the New Investigator Committee of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) and the Chair of the Next Generation Network of the Southern African Hypertension Society (SAHS). He  also serves on the Board of the Southern African Hypertension Society (SAHS).

Physical Address

North-West University, Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Physiology / Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART)

Building F12, 205

Hoffmann Street, Potchefstroom, 2531

Telephone Number
+27 18 299 2904
Cellphone Number
+27 82 490 2342
+27 18 285 2432