Position: Lecturer/Nutritionist
Qualification: PhD, MSc, BED 
Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics
Contact Address:
P. O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi
+254-20-8710901/9 Ext 4125
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Refereed journal papers

Other publications

Conference Presentations

  • May 25th-29th 2015 Conference presentation: “Risk factors associated with osteoporosis among women aged 40 years and above attending orthopedic clinic at  Mbagathi Hospital, Nairobi County, Kenya”- Arusha Tanzania
  • July 30th - 2nd August, 2014 presented a paper : “Challenges of Obesity” at Kisii University Kenya
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Enhancing farming practices for improved household food and nutrition security in Kamae, peri-urban area -Nairobi, Kenya’ in the Kenyatta University Annual Postgraduate Seminar June 2009.
  • Presented a poster: ‘Comparison of food security and nutrition status of children in tea and non-tea producing households in Ndia Division- Kirinyaga District for the 18th International Congress of Nutrition Conference with theme ‘Nutrition safari for innovation Solutions. 19th –23rd Sept 2005.
  • Presented the paper ‘Household food security and nutrition status of children in tea and non-tea producing households in Ndia division of Kirinyaga District in the Kenyatta University Annual Postgraduate Seminar October 2002

Currently Student supervising:

  • Two PhD students (1) PhD student in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics and (1) in Public Health
  • Ten (10) students pursuing Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Twenty (20) students pursuing Master of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Research and Consultancy

  • 2014 January to 2016-Author for e-learning course Food and nutrition security- for EDULINK programme (eLEFANS Project)
  • (2012 May) SMART Nutrition and Health survey done in Pochalla County Jonglei State South Sudan. Survey by Christian Recovery And Development Agency CRADA
  • (2011 November ) Anthropometric and mortality survey done in Mandera County(Mandera North and East districts) Kenya. Survey done by Islamic relief in collaboration with Ministry of Health of Health and ARIDLANDS
  • (2010 January to December) Worked with National AIDS/STDs Control Programme (NASCOP)-Kenya, to offer technical support to develop implementation protocol for the Suba Nutrition pilot and to monitor implementation as well as to document the process.-Carried out a Baseline survey, wrote and submitted the report to NASCOP.
  • August to September 2010- supervisor in National Urban Food Security Assessment survey by Government of Kenya and World Food Programme (Nairobi and Machakos Kenya).Duties- training team members, coordinating teams in data collection and entry.
  • 2008-training on Income Generation Activities and good nutrition to poor urban dwellers in Kasarani in collaboration with Small Enterprise Facilitation Initiative(SEFI).
  • 2007-Training on Income Generation Activities and good nutrition to poor urban dwellers and people living with HIV/AIDS in Kasarani-Nairobi in collaboration with World Vision-Kenya
  • 2003- Participated in a National survey by UNICEF and Kenyatta University Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics on suitable food vehicle for Vitamin A and Iron.

News and Events

35th and 36th Graduation Ceremonies

The School has also realized an increase in the number of graduands of Master of Science candidates. During the 35th and 36th graduation ceremonies, a total of 13 candidates graduated.

35th Graduation Ceremony

The School of Applied Human Sciences graduated three (3) PhD candidates during the 35th Graduation Ceremony held on 20th December, 2013, and another four (4) during the 36th Graduation Ceremony.

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