I am lecturer at the department of Behavioral Science, School of Medicine, Moi University. I hold a PhD in Health Behavior from Indiana University-USA, a Master’s degree in Public Health from Moi University-Kenya, and a Bachelor’s degree in Education Homescience and Technology from Moi University-Kenya.
I have received a number of awards and fellowships, including the Swiss Association of Adolescent Health, Montreux Prize Award, the Forgaty Fellowship-Brown University USA and the NIH Emerging Global Leaders Award-K43.
I have over 10 years experience as a social behavioral researcher. My research interests include sexual health and patient-centered approaches to chronic disease care. I am currently focused on research that adopts innovative approaches to address the structural barriers to patient-centered care in Kenya. I have a number of publications in international journals that highlight my research work.
I have and continue to provide consultancy services on social behavioral issues that influence health outcomes in both local and international and local health programs.