“On behalf of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), I do welcome you to Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), the very first school of medicine in a private university in Kenya to be accredited to admit, train and graduate medical doctors. The school admitted the first cohort of medical students in 2011 and they completed their training and qualified as doctors in 2017.
At KeMU we believe good health is wealth to individuals, communities and nations, in-keeping with the dreams of our founders and the vision and mission of the university. The key mission of the SMHS is to train highly skilled transformational personnel who will contribute to the national and international community of health workforce and professionals in all cadres spanning from medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, clinical officers, public health officers, laboratory scientists, nutritionists and health systems administrators” – Prof. Alice Mutungi
Prof Alice Mutungi is the founding Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences which currently comprises of sixteen departments. She is a specialist in Reproductive Health and Public Health with keen interest in adolescent and women’s health which she believes are the mainstay to healthy families, communities and nations.
She is passionate about quality health worker training for improved health service provision to humanity and subsequent advancement of socio-economic development of families and nations. She is a committed advocate for integrity in research for evidence-based decision-making and advancement of knowledge and practices.
In addition to her professional, teaching and administrative duties, she has continually served in numerous governmental and non-governmental bodies/organizations in Kenya and the African region. Currently she is serving in several positions including: