Professor Lameck Diero has been involved in Medical education, clinical care and research at Moi University for the last 20 years as an associate professor of Medicine and consultant physician at the Moi Teaching and referral hospital. He is a past Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of the Institute of Biomedical Informatics at Moi University. Prof Diero has been involved in the development and implementation of Respiratory services at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and in the larger Western Kenya. Additionally He together with collaborators and colleagues from Moi University and Indiana University, USA, initiated a large HIV care Program referred to as the Academic Model Providing Access to Health care (AMPATH) in Western Kenya that now takes care of more than 100000 patients with over 200 clinics. Prof Diero’s main area of Research is in Respiratory diseases including Tuberculosis and HIV. He has over 70 Publications.

Prof Diero is a holder of Master of Medicine in internal Medicine from the University of Nairobi and a fellowship in Medical informatics and health services research from Indiana University, USA. Additionally he received further training in tuberculosis and related lung diseases in Sondalo Training Institute in Italy, the University of Kwa Zulu Natal in South Africa and Brown University in the United States. He was elected to fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland in June 2019. This is a fellowship that is awarded to consultant physicians that recognizes clinical, Teaching and research achievements and confers international peer recognition.

Prof Diero is the Technical Advisor for Tuberculosis and consultant in charge of clinical care at AMPATH. Additionally He chairs the adult medicine research working group with the responsibility of overseeing all research activities in adult medicine at AMPATH. Prof Diero has received several Research grants as the Principal Investigator including the current  one called IeDEA project that is involved in creating a regional East African database with data collected in the process of routine care from HIV-infected patients enrolled in health centers in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.