Position: Lecturer
Department: Population Reproductive Health & Community Resource Management 
Area of Specialization: Family And Community Studies
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi – Kenya
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Tel.Office: +254-20-8710901 Ext 4128
Area of Specialization: Community Resource Management, Family and Consumer Studies

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Research Interests:

  • HIV and AIDS prevention, care and management
  • Community resource management for enhancement of livelihoods.
  • Family and Consumer research for improvement of wellbeing.
  • Youth, ageing and gender and development.
  • Programme / Project Management: needs assessments; baseline surveys; design and implementation of interventions; Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Curriculum development
  • Professional development to enhance employability and human service
  • Reproductive, maternal and child health


Conference Attended

  • Attended an International Conference on Education on Re-Engineering Education for Sustainable Development in Nairobi, Kenya at Kenyatta University from 18th to 20th May, 2015
  • Attended the Professional development for improved teaching practice seminar in Nairobi, Kenya at Kenyatta University from on from 27th to 29th May, 2013.
  • Attended the Violence prevention Capacity Development & Training Programme workshop in South Africa at University of the Witwatersrand from 25th Nov to 6th Dec 2013.
  • Attended the school of Applied Human Sciences training on performance contracting at Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya on 3rd December, 2012.
  • Attended the AAU-EASRN TOT workshop on HIV mainstreaming and integration into curriculum at Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya from 25th to 26th September, 2012.
  • Attended the Open access and Institutional repository workshop at the Kenya School of Monetary studies in Nairobi, Kenya from 29th to 30th August 2012.
  • Attended the social sciences and HIV/AIDS: A Research and Policy International Conference by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in Abidjan, Cote de Voire in June 2008.
  • Attended Research Methodology Training at the OSSREA research methodology training Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 9th to 20th October, 2006.
  • Attended the Towards a political Economy of patients welfare and rights review conference by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in Lilongwe, Malawi in March 2005.

Conference Presentations

  • VanLeeuwen, C.A., Kathuri-Ogola, L., Kabaria-Muriithi, J., Weeks, L. E. Enhancing the Learning Experiences of Kenyan University Students during Practicums. Presented at the Canadian Association for Studies in International Development Conference. Ottawa, ON, Canada in June, 2015
  • Kathuri-Ogola L, Muriithi J, VanLeeuwen C, and Weeks LW “Challenges Encountered by Field Supervisors of Kenyan University Students’ Undertaking Practicum Attachment” presented at the International Conference on Education on Re-Engineering Education for Sustainable Development at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, 18th to 20th May, 2015
  • Kathuri-Ogola L, Kabaria-Muriithi J, Ndayala P and Kieru J “From Replication to Analysis: Experiences of the Adoption of Innovative Assessment and Evaluation Strategies by the Department of CRM&E, Kenyatta University ” presented at the Family Science Association conference on Innovative Student Assessment and Evaluation Procedures in Canada at Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 14th -15th June 2012.
  • Kathuri-Ogola L, “Adaptation levels of Family caregivers of people living with HIV and AIDS: A case of Thika Discrict, Kenya” presented at Kenyatta University Postgraduate seminar, held at Kenyatta University Nairobi Kenya, on 18th June 2010.
  • Kathuri-Ogola L, Mugenda O and Kerre F.P “Effects of care provision and needs of Family Caregivers of People Living with HIV and AIDS in Kenya” presented at the First Pan-African Family Strengths International Conference in Mombasa, Kenya, 20th -24th July 2010
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